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2001 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 1639 1391 87.8 85.6-89.7 112 6.0 4.7- 7.7 86 3.8 2.8- 5.1 50 2.3 1.6- 3.5
Age
< 20 years 227 184 84.3 77.0-89.7 23 7.2 3.9-13.0 12 4.9 2.2-10.5 8 3.5 1.4- 8.5
20-24 years 430 355 83.9 78.7-88.0 36 9.1 6.1-13.5 28 4.9 2.9- 8.3 11 2.1 0.9- 4.8
25-34 years 799 692 89.8 86.9-92.1 47 4.8 3.2- 7.0 35 3.1 1.9- 4.9 25 2.3 1.3- 4.1
35+ years 183 160 93.2 87.2-96.5 6 2.6 0.8- 8.2 11 2.9 1.1- 7.3 6 1.3 0.3- 5.4
Race
White 1115 922 86.7 84.1-89.0 75 5.5 4.1- 7.4 72 4.6 3.3- 6.3 46 3.2 2.1- 4.7
Black 466 416 90.3 85.7-93.6 34 7.5 4.6-11.9 12 1.9 0.8- 4.8 4 0.2 0.1- 0.7
Other 58 53 92.9 79.0-97.9 3 6.5 1.8-21.1 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 173 172 99.0 93.3-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 1464 1217 86.1 83.7-88.3 111 6.8 5.3- 8.7 86 4.4 3.2- 5.9 50 2.7 1.8- 4.0
Education
< High School 358 269 80.8 74.8-85.7 39 8.7 5.5-13.4 30 6.0 3.5-10.3 20 4.5 2.4- 8.4
High School 505 402 82.4 77.7-86.3 44 9.1 6.3-13.1 39 5.5 3.5- 8.5 20 3.0 1.6- 5.4
> High School 771 715 94.4 92.1-96.1 29 3.0 1.8- 4.8 17 1.7 0.9- 3.2 10 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Marital Status
Married 1041 920 91.1 88.7-93.0 51 3.9 2.7- 5.6 42 3.1 2.0- 4.6 28 1.9 1.1- 3.3
Other 598 471 81.6 77.0-85.5 61 10.1 7.2-14.0 44 5.2 3.2- 8.1 22 3.1 1.7- 5.5
Income
15,999 or less 495 382 80.7 75.5-85.0 51 9.8 6.7-14.0 39 6.2 3.9- 9.7 23 3.3 1.8- 6.1
16,000-24,999 179 142 82.1 73.7-88.3 17 9.1 4.9-16.2 14 5.4 2.4-11.5 6 3.4 1.2- 9.4
25,000-39,999 249 205 84.1 77.4-89.1 19 5.7 3.0-10.6 15 5.2 2.7- 9.8 10 4.9 2.3-10.2
40,000 or more 555 524 95.9 93.5-97.5 14 2.1 1.1- 4.2 8 1.2 0.5- 2.9 9 0.7 0.2- 2.1
WIC recipient
No 850 759 92.4 89.9-94.3 43 3.4 2.2- 5.3 29 2.5 1.5- 4.2 19 1.7 0.9- 3.2
Yes 782 625 82.8 79.0-86.0 69 8.9 6.6-12.0 57 5.2 3.5- 7.6 31 3.1 1.9- 5.1
Medicaid recipient
No 818 753 93.1 90.6-95.0 32 3.4 2.2- 5.4 17 2.1 1.2- 3.7 16 1.4 0.7- 2.8
Yes 821 638 82.2 78.5-85.5 80 8.8 6.6-11.8 69 5.6 3.9- 8.0 34 3.3 2.0- 5.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 314 256 80.1 75.6-84.0 22 7.5 5.2-10.8 20 7.0 4.7-10.2 16 5.4 3.5- 8.3
1500 - 2499 grams 485 388 78.4 74.4-81.9 43 9.2 7.0-12.2 38 8.7 6.4-11.7 16 3.7 2.3- 5.9
2500+ grams 840 747 88.6 86.2-90.6 47 5.8 4.4- 7.7 28 3.4 2.4- 4.9 18 2.2 1.4- 3.5

*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.

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