Figure 11.3.6: Drug use during pregnancy
Percent of women who gave birth, Middlesex-London, Ontario and Peer Group, 2013 to 2017
The percent of women in Middlesex-London who reported using drugs other than alcohol during pregnancy was 4.9% in 2017, a percentage significantly higher compared to Ontario (2.3%). The percentage increased over time for Middlesex-London, Ontario and the Peer Group from 2013 to 2017.
The percent of women who reported using drugs other than alcohol during pregnancy was higher among the urban population of Middlesex-London compared to the rural population, but the difference was not statistically significant (not shown).