pregnancy http://kunm.org en Smoking Rates During Pregnancy Highest Among Native Americans http://kunm.org/post/smoking-rates-during-pregnancy-highest-among-native-americans <p>Native Americans have the highest rates of smoking before, during and after pregnancy than any other ethnic group in the nation. That’s according to a <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss6206a1.htm?s_cid=ss6206a1_e" target="target_blank">new report</a> from the Centers for Disease Control.</p><p>According to the CDC, 55 percent of Native American women smoked before pregnancy. During pregnancy, that rate dropped significantly to 26 percent. However, that rate was still the highest of any racial or ethnic group in the nation.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:29:51 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 37894 at http://kunm.org Smoking Rates During Pregnancy Highest Among Native Americans