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TABLE B-26
2008 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS
MOTHER'S SMOKING STATUS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
NUMBER OF BIRTHS AND ROW PERCENTS
NUMBER OF BIRTHS
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE NON-SMOKERS (1) SMOKERS (2) UNKNOWN TOTAL
                     
ADDISON 288 58 1 347 346
BENNINGTON 289 90 16 395 379
CALEDONIA 256 68 0 324 324
CHITTENDEN 1368 245 0 1613 1613
ESSEX 38 11 2 51 49
FRANKLIN 456 127 3 586 583
GRAND ISLE 44 12 0 56 56
LAMOILLE 221 65 2 288 286
ORANGE 242 73 7 322 315
ORLEANS 185 53 0 238 238
RUTLAND 401 153 3 557 554
WASHINGTON 481 109 4 594 590
WINDHAM 320 93 12 425 413
WINDSOR 423 105 17 545 528
STATE TOTAL 5012 1262 67 6341 6274
ROW PERCENTS - EXCLUDING UNKNOWNS
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE NON-SMOKERS (1) SMOKERS (2) QUITTERS (3)
                     
ADDISON 83.2 16.8 21.4
BENNINGTON 76.3 23.7 41.7
CALEDONIA 79.0 21.0 18.7
CHITTENDEN 84.8 15.2 33.9
ESSEX 77.6 22.4 15.4
FRANKLIN 78.2 21.8 24.5
GRAND ISLE 78.6 21.4 15.4
LAMOILLE 77.3 22.7 14.1
ORANGE 76.8 23.2 22.4
ORLEANS 77.7 22.3 24.6
RUTLAND 72.4 27.6 26.1
WASHINGTON 81.5 18.5 19.5
WINDHAM 77.5 22.5 30.6
WINDSOR 80.1 19.9 20.7
STATE TOTAL 79.9 20.1 26.5
SMOKING AS A RISK FACTOR FOR LOW BIRTH WEIGHT
PERCENT OF LOW BIRTH WEIGHT BABIES BY MOTHER'S SMOKING STATUS
NON-SMOKERS (1) SMOKERS (2) QUITTERS (3) ALL MOTHERS
                     
PERCENT LBW (<2500 gm) 5.4 13.3 8.5 7.0
(1) MOTHERS WHO DID NOT SMOKE CIGARETTES DURING PREGNANCY.
(2) MOTHERS WHO SMOKED CIGARETTES DURING PREGNANCY.
(3) 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.