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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SECOND HAND SMOKE EXPOSURE

Is your new baby ever in the same room with someone who is smoking?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1667 1463 86.0 83.6-88.0 204 14.0 12.0-16.4
Age
< 20 years 207 172 81.5 73.4-87.6 35 18.5 12.4-26.6
20-24 years 437 373 82.5 77.2-86.7 64 17.5 13.3-22.8
25-34 years 826 740 88.3 85.2-90.9 86 11.7 9.1-14.8
35+ years 197 178 89.2 82.3-93.6 19 10.8 6.4-17.7
Race
White 1140 996 85.8 83.1-88.2 144 14.2 11.8-16.9
Black 476 424 87.3 82.1-91.1 52 12.7 8.9-17.9
Other 51 43 79.7 61.0-90.8 8 20.3 9.2-39.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 135 132 96.4 89.4-98.8 3 3.6 1.2-10.6
No 1531 1330 84.8 82.2-87.0 201 15.2 13.0-17.8
Education
< High School 359 294 79.0 72.9-84.0 65 21.0 16.0-27.1
High School 544 466 82.6 78.0-86.5 78 17.4 13.5-22.0
> High School 763 702 92.0 89.1-94.1 61 8.0 5.9-10.9
Marital Status
Married 1092 987 88.7 86.0-90.8 105 11.3 9.2-14.0
Other 575 476 80.5 75.7-84.6 99 19.5 15.4-24.3
Income
15,999 or less 488 411 81.0 75.8-85.2 77 19.0 14.8-24.2
16,000-24,999 225 192 85.3 78.3-90.4 33 14.7 9.6-21.7
25,000-39,999 245 205 84.4 77.7-89.4 40 15.6 10.6-22.3
40,000 or more 568 530 91.2 87.7-93.8 38 8.8 6.2-12.3
WIC recipient
No 905 827 90.0 87.2-92.3 78 10.0 7.7-12.8
Yes 756 631 81.6 77.7-85.0 125 18.4 15.0-22.3
Medicaid recipient
No 832 762 89.6 86.6-92.0 70 10.4 8.0-13.4
Yes 835 701 82.3 78.6-85.5 134 17.7 14.5-21.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 249 235 94.5 91.2-96.5 14 5.5 3.5- 8.8
1500 - 2499 grams 552 482 86.8 83.8-89.4 70 13.2 10.6-16.2
2500+ grams 866 746 85.8 83.3-88.0 120 14.2 12.0-16.7

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 54 ("About how many hours a day, on average, is your new baby in the same room with someone who is smoking?").

#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.

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