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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Number of Cigarettes Smoked During Last 3 months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
None 1 to 9 per day 10 to 19 per day 20 or more per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1803 1507 86.1 83.8-88.0 136 6.3 5.0- 8.0 103 5.0 3.8- 6.5 57 2.6 1.8- 3.8
Age
< 20 years 224 179 83.8 76.3-89.2 26 10.3 6.1-17.1 15 4.1 1.8- 8.8 4 1.9 0.5- 6.5
20-24 years 481 390 80.9 75.8-85.2 44 8.1 5.4-12.0 31 7.3 4.7-11.2 16 3.6 2.0- 6.7
25-34 years 892 765 89.3 86.4-91.6 54 4.3 2.9- 6.4 49 4.4 3.0- 6.5 24 2.0 1.1- 3.5
35+ years 206 173 86.9 79.5-91.9 12 6.4 3.1-12.9 8 2.7 0.9- 8.0 13 4.1 1.8- 8.9
Race
White 1201 974 84.0 81.2-86.4 89 6.4 4.9- 8.5 86 6.3 4.8- 8.3 52 3.2 2.2- 4.7
Black 544 483 93.1 89.4-95.6 43 5.8 3.4- 9.5 15 1.0 0.4- 2.4 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Other 58 50 81.1 62.9-91.6 4 7.8 2.2-24.0 2 3.3 0.5-18.6 2 7.8 2.0-26.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 143 97.8 92.1-99.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 1 1.2 0.2- 7.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.4
No 1655 1363 84.6 82.2-86.8 134 7.1 5.6- 8.9 102 5.5 4.2- 7.1 56 2.8 2.0- 4.1
Education
< High School 384 292 80.0 74.2-84.7 44 10.5 7.0-15.3 30 5.9 3.5- 9.9 18 3.6 1.9- 6.9
High School 598 452 80.3 75.8-84.2 63 6.8 4.6- 9.9 55 8.9 6.3-12.5 28 4.0 2.4- 6.5
> High School 819 761 93.3 90.7-95.2 29 3.7 2.3- 5.9 18 1.8 0.9- 3.4 11 1.2 0.5- 2.7
Marital Status
Married 1150 1008 89.6 87.1-91.6 52 3.1 2.1- 4.7 55 4.7 3.3- 6.5 35 2.6 1.7- 4.1
Other 653 499 79.2 74.6-83.1 84 12.5 9.4-16.5 48 5.6 3.7- 8.5 22 2.7 1.4- 4.9
Income
15,999 or less 533 405 80.2 75.3-84.4 65 9.9 7.0-13.9 39 5.5 3.5- 8.7 24 4.3 2.5- 7.4
16,000-24,999 244 194 80.4 73.1-86.1 19 5.4 2.7-10.3 23 11.0 6.8-17.4 8 3.2 1.3- 7.7
25,000-39,999 260 211 85.8 79.4-90.4 20 6.2 3.3-11.4 16 4.8 2.4- 9.5 13 3.2 1.4- 7.0
40,000 or more 608 561 93.7 90.6-95.8 20 3.1 1.7- 5.5 20 2.0 1.0- 4.1 7 1.2 0.5- 3.0
WIC recipient
No 968 857 91.3 88.7-93.4 47 4.4 2.9- 6.4 38 2.2 1.3- 3.7 26 2.1 1.2- 3.6
Yes 830 645 80.3 76.5-83.6 89 8.5 6.3-11.3 65 8.0 5.9-10.8 31 3.3 2.0- 5.2
Medicaid recipient
No 888 810 93.2 90.8-95.1 32 2.6 1.6- 4.3 26 2.6 1.5- 4.3 20 1.6 0.8- 3.0
Yes 915 697 78.9 75.1-82.2 104 10.0 7.7-13.0 77 7.4 5.5-10.0 37 3.7 2.4- 5.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 354 295 83.1 79.3-86.4 34 9.6 7.1-12.8 20 5.9 4.0- 8.6 5 1.4 0.6- 3.1
1500 - 2499 grams 565 443 78.0 74.5-81.1 51 9.2 7.1-11.8 41 7.4 5.5- 9.8 30 5.4 3.9- 7.6
2500+ grams 884 769 86.6 84.2-88.8 51 6.1 4.6- 7.9 42 4.8 3.6- 6.5 22 2.5 1.6- 3.7

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 30. In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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