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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Change in Smoking: from 3 months Before to last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Smoker who quit # cigarettes reduced # cigarettes same/more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 465 180 44.5 38.4-50.8 207 43.6 37.5-49.9 78 11.9 8.5-16.3
Age
< 20 years 81 37 57.8 43.2-71.2 34 33.8 21.6-48.5 10 8.4 3.3-19.8
20-24 years 152 67 44.3 34.3-54.8 66 47.4 37.1-57.9 19 8.3 4.1-16.0
25-34 years 190 66 41.6 32.0-51.7 89 43.1 33.5-53.2 35 15.3 9.6-23.7
35+ years 42 10 24.6 10.6-47.2 18 53.8 32.6-73.7 14 21.6 9.3-42.4
Race
White 355 133 43.6 37.0-50.5 167 45.0 38.3-51.8 55 11.4 7.9-16.3
Black 96 41 53.3 36.1-69.8 35 36.2 21.2-54.5 20 10.4 4.7-21.5
Other 14 6 39.4 14.4-71.4 5 34.0 11.6-66.9 3 26.7 7.4-62.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 7 3 60.6 21.6-89.6 2 21.0 3.1-68.7 2 18.4 2.9-63.1
No 458 177 44.1 38.0-50.5 205 44.2 38.0-50.5 76 11.7 8.4-16.1
Education
< High School 131 46 41.7 30.6-53.7 56 46.6 35.2-58.5 29 11.7 6.3-20.5
High School 216 72 41.2 32.4-50.5 110 45.2 36.3-54.4 34 13.6 8.5-21.0
> High School 117 61 53.5 41.5-65.0 41 37.2 26.5-49.4 15 9.3 4.4-18.6
Marital Status
Married 236 95 45.6 37.3-54.1 104 40.6 32.6-49.2 37 13.8 9.0-20.7
Other 229 85 43.4 34.6-52.7 103 46.9 37.9-56.1 41 9.7 5.8-15.7
Income
15,999 or less 180 58 40.5 30.9-50.9 83 46.2 36.2-56.4 39 13.4 8.1-21.3
16,000-24,999 88 38 44.4 31.5-58.1 39 43.9 31.0-57.7 11 11.7 5.4-23.6
25,000-39,999 68 20 39.0 24.5-55.7 37 47.9 32.2-63.9 11 13.2 5.7-27.5
40,000 or more 93 47 54.4 40.3-67.8 38 37.9 25.4-52.3 8 7.7 2.9-18.8
WIC recipient
No 187 79 49.4 39.3-59.5 76 38.0 28.7-48.3 32 12.6 7.4-20.7
Yes 278 101 41.9 34.4-49.9 131 46.6 38.9-54.5 46 11.5 7.5-17.1
Medicaid recipient
No 143 65 52.7 41.5-63.5 57 37.2 27.1-48.5 21 10.1 5.3-18.6
Yes 322 115 41.0 33.9-48.6 150 46.3 38.9-53.9 57 12.6 8.6-18.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 92 34 36.6 28.2-45.9 44 47.4 38.3-56.7 14 16.0 10.2-24.2
1500 - 2499 grams 170 52 30.4 24.1-37.5 76 43.8 36.8-51.1 42 25.8 19.8-32.8
2500+ grams 203 94 45.9 39.2-52.8 87 43.5 36.8-50.4 22 10.6 7.1-15.6

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 29,30.

#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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