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Among Smokers, Continuous Smoking Before, During, After Pregnancy *

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 480 216 50.9 44.7-57.0 264 49.1 43.0-55.3
Age
< 20 years 82 46 58.8 43.3-72.7 36 41.2 27.3-56.7
20-24 years 154 69 47.5 37.2-58.0 85 52.5 42.0-62.8
25-34 years 192 88 54.7 45.0-64.1 104 45.3 35.9-55.0
35+ years 52 13 32.2 16.2-54.0 39 67.8 46.0-83.8
Mother's Race
White 375 164 50.2 43.4-57.1 211 49.8 42.9-56.6
African American 93 47 55.7 40.8-69.8 46 44.3 30.2-59.2
Other Minorities 12 5 40.2 11.8-77.1 7 59.8 22.9-88.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 12 8 61.0 23.6-88.8 4 39.0 11.2-76.4
No 468 208 50.6 44.4-56.9 260 49.4 43.1-55.6
Education
< High School 145 47 43.9 32.7-55.8 98 56.1 44.2-67.3
High School 208 94 47.9 38.4-57.6 114 52.1 42.4-61.6
> High School 127 75 62.0 50.9-71.9 52 38.0 28.1-49.1
Marital Status
Married 281 139 55.5 47.7-63.1 142 44.5 36.9-52.3
Other 199 77 43.4 33.8-53.6 122 56.6 46.4-66.2
Income
15,999 or less 192 75 47.8 38.0-57.8 117 52.2 42.2-62.0
16,000-24,999 98 44 41.6 29.4-54.9 54 58.4 45.1-70.6
25,000-39,999 70 36 59.4 43.3-73.7 34 40.6 26.3-56.7
40,000 or more 83 46 60.6 46.1-73.5 37 39.4 26.5-53.9
WIC recipient
No 203 91 53.7 44.3-62.9 112 46.3 37.1-55.7
Yes 276 124 48.6 40.5-56.8 152 51.4 43.2-59.5
Medicaid recipient
No 164 96 62.3 52.2-71.4 68 37.7 28.6-47.8
Yes 316 120 44.0 36.4-51.9 196 56.0 48.1-63.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 98 45 46.9 37.1-56.9 53 53.1 43.1-62.9
1500-2499 grams 177 62 33.9 27.3-41.2 115 66.1 58.8-72.7
2500+ grams 204 109 52.7 45.8-59.5 95 47.3 40.5-54.2

*Survey Question:
Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 21 - 24.

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