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TABLE B-28
2003 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS(1)

MOTHERS WHO SMOKED CIGARETTES DURING PREGNANCY
NUMBER OF MOTHERS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE

                        NUMBER OF MOTHERS
COUNTY OF                                                                                     
RESIDENCE                 NON-SMOKERS(2)        SMOKERS(3)           UNKNOWN             TOTAL
---------                 --------------        ----------           -------             -----
 
ADDISON                       321                  51                   0                 372
BENNINGTON                    231                  83                  18                 332
CALEDONIA                     180                  60                   0                 240
CHITTENDEN                   1424                 244                   0                1668
ESSEX                          23                   6                   0                  29
FRANKLIN                      463                 134                   0                 597
GRAND ISLE                     58                  11                   0                  69
LAMOILLE                      224                  44                   0                 268
ORANGE                        129                  30                   0                 159
ORLEANS                       204                  70                   0                 274
RUTLAND                       428                 165                   4                 597
WASHINGTON                    526                  89                   1                 616
WINDHAM                       295                  77                  11                 383
WINDSOR                       175                  31                  13                 219

STATE TOTAL                  4681                1095                  47                5823

 
 
NON-SMOKERS, SMOKERS, AND QUITTERS PERCENT OF MOTHERS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE (EXCLUDING UNKNOWNS)
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE NON-SMOKERS(2) SMOKERS(3) QUITTERS(4) --------- -------------- ----------- ----------- ADDISON 86.3 13.7 25.4 BENNINGTON 73.6 26.4 30.8 CALEDONIA 75.0 25.0 16.4 CHITTENDEN 85.4 14.6 33.3 ESSEX 79.3 20.7 55.6 FRANKLIN 77.6 22.4 28.1 GRAND ISLE 84.1 15.9 37.5 LAMOILLE 83.6 16.4 16.3 ORANGE 81.1 18.9 14.3 ORLEANS 74.5 25.5 24.7 RUTLAND 72.2 27.8 24.6 WASHINGTON 85.5 14.5 18.8 WINDHAM 79.3 20.7 42.2 WINDSOR 85.0 15.0 30.8 STATE TOTAL 81.0 19.0 28.1
SMOKING AS A RISK FACTOR FOR LOW WEIGHT BIRTHS PERCENT OF LOW BIRTH WEIGHT BABIES BY MOTHERS SMOKING STATUS
NON-SMOKERS(2) SMOKERS(3) QUITTERS(4) ALL MOTHERS -------------- ----------- ------------ ------------ PERCENT LBW (<2500 gm) 5.5 11.0 7.1 6.5

(1) VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS WHICH OCCURRED IN VERMONT. (DIFFERS FROM PRIOR YEARS)
(2) MOTHERS WHO DID NOT SMOKE DURING PREGNANCY.
(3) MOTHERS WHO SMOKED ANY CIGARETTES DURING PREGNANCY.
(4) MOTHERS WHO SMOKED CIGARETTES DURING THE THREE MONTHS BEFORE PREGNANCY OR
     DURING THE 1ST TRIMESTER OF PREGNANCY, BUT DID NOT SMOKE DURING THE 2ND OR 3RD
     TRIMESTERS OF PREGNANCY.

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