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Member of Household Smokes in Home*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1632 1332 82.6 80.1-84.8 300 17.4 15.2-19.9
Age
< 20 years 252 169 66.9 58.7-74.1 83 33.1 25.9-41.3
20-24 years 455 352 79.2 74.0-83.6 103 20.8 16.4-26.0
25-34 years 744 655 88.1 84.9-90.7 89 11.9 9.3-15.1
35+ years 181 156 88.4 80.6-93.3 25 11.6 6.7-19.4
Mother's Race
White 1086 897 83.3 80.4-85.9 189 16.7 14.1-19.6
African American 480 380 80.7 75.4-85.1 100 19.3 14.9-24.6
Other Minorities 66 55 81.5 65.8-91.0 11 18.5 9.0-34.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 83 78 97.9 91.1-99.5 5 2.1 0.5- 8.9
No 1548 1254 81.4 78.8-83.8 294 18.6 16.2-21.2
Education
< High School 339 225 68.1 61.3-74.2 114 31.9 25.8-38.7
High School 554 436 78.2 73.5-82.3 118 21.8 17.7-26.5
> High School 737 669 92.8 90.1-94.8 68 7.2 5.2- 9.9
Marital Status
Married 1077 929 87.7 85.1-89.9 148 12.3 10.1-14.9
Other 555 403 71.8 66.4-76.6 152 28.2 23.4-33.6
Income
15,999 or less 493 339 69.6 64.0-74.7 154 30.4 25.3-36.0
16,000-24,999 259 206 81.3 74.6-86.5 53 18.7 13.5-25.4
25,000-39,999 264 229 88.7 83.1-92.6 35 11.3 7.4-16.9
40,000 or more 484 451 93.0 89.6-95.3 33 7.0 4.7-10.4
WIC recipient
No 866 769 90.3 87.6-92.5 97 9.7 7.5-12.4
Yes 750 548 73.2 68.9-77.1 202 26.8 22.9-31.1
Medicaid recipient
No 828 746 91.2 88.6-93.3 82 8.8 6.7-11.4
Yes 804 586 72.9 68.7-76.8 218 27.1 23.2-31.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 201 175 86.3 80.5-90.6 26 13.7 9.4-19.5
1500-2499 grams 540 412 75.0 71.1-78.6 128 25.0 21.4-28.9
2500+ grams 890 745 83.1 80.4-85.5 145 16.9 14.5-19.6

*Survey Question:
Listed below are some things about safety. Indicate if it applies to you. 67g. There is a member of
my household who smokes inside my home

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.