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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

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

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1837 1562 87.3 85.2-89.2 275 12.7 10.8-14.8
Age
< 20 years 234 195 86.1 79.1-91.1 39 13.9 8.9-20.9
20-24 years 492 408 83.0 78.0-87.0 84 17.0 13.0-22.0
25-34 years 897 776 89.8 87.0-92.1 121 10.2 7.9-13.0
35+ years 214 183 88.6 81.7-93.1 31 11.4 6.9-18.3
Race
White 1224 1011 85.1 82.4-87.5 213 14.9 12.5-17.6
Black 555 501 94.8 91.6-96.9 54 5.2 3.1- 8.4
Other 58 50 81.1 62.9-91.6 8 18.9 8.4-37.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 145 97.8 92.1-99.4 4 2.2 0.6- 7.9
No 1687 1416 86.1 83.7-88.2 271 13.9 11.8-16.3
Education
< High School 399 316 82.5 77.0-86.9 83 17.5 13.1-23.0
High School 607 469 81.7 77.4-85.4 138 18.3 14.6-22.6
> High School 829 775 93.9 91.4-95.7 54 6.1 4.3- 8.6
Marital Status
Married 1170 1033 89.9 87.5-91.9 137 10.1 8.1-12.5
Other 667 529 82.3 77.9-85.9 138 17.7 14.1-22.1
Income
15,999 or less 544 430 82.6 77.9-86.5 114 17.4 13.5-22.1
16,000-24,999 247 197 80.5 73.1-86.2 50 19.5 13.8-26.9
25,000-39,999 264 217 86.2 80.0-90.7 47 13.8 9.3-20.0
40,000 or more 614 569 94.4 91.6-96.3 45 5.6 3.7- 8.4
WIC recipient
No 984 880 92.2 89.7-94.1 104 7.8 5.9-10.3
Yes 842 671 82.0 78.3-85.2 171 18.0 14.8-21.7
Medicaid recipient
No 901 827 93.6 91.2-95.3 74 6.4 4.7- 8.8
Yes 936 735 81.1 77.5-84.3 201 18.9 15.7-22.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 365 308 84.2 80.5-87.3 57 15.8 12.7-19.5
1500 - 2499 grams 579 467 80.4 77.1-83.4 112 19.6 16.6-22.9
2500+ grams 893 787 87.9 85.5-89.9 106 12.1 10.1-14.5

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 28-31.

#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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