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2001 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 385 148 43.4 36.8-50.3 167 39.5 33.1-46.4 70 17.1 12.5-22.9
Age
< 20 years 68 28 52.4 37.0-67.3 29 34.7 21.7-50.6 11 12.9 5.5-27.4
20-24 years 117 47 38.0 26.9-50.4 49 43.6 31.9-56.1 21 18.4 10.5-30.3
25-34 years 168 64 42.9 33.2-53.3 72 38.1 28.8-48.3 32 19.0 12.1-28.5
35+ years 32 9 42.2 20.1-67.9 17 46.3 23.3-70.9 6 11.5 2.8-37.2
Race
White 297 110 43.9 36.5-51.4 132 39.5 32.4-47.0 55 16.7 11.7-23.2
Black 77 31 37.0 22.4-54.4 32 42.0 26.5-59.2 14 21.1 10.4-38.1
Other 11 7 74.7 31.8-94.9 3 24.2 4.6-68.0 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 4 3 19.3 2.4-69.6 1 80.7 30.4-97.6 0 0.0 . - .
No 380 144 43.5 36.9-50.4 166 39.3 32.8-46.1 70 17.2 12.6-23.1
Education
< High School 110 27 30.4 19.4-44.2 53 46.9 33.9-60.3 30 22.7 13.4-35.9
High School 160 62 41.6 31.7-52.2 72 42.1 32.2-52.6 26 16.3 9.9-25.6
> High School 115 59 58.4 46.6-69.4 42 29.1 19.8-40.6 14 12.5 6.4-22.9
Marital Status
Married 201 83 45.6 36.8-54.8 88 39.8 31.2-48.9 30 14.6 9.2-22.5
Other 184 65 41.0 31.5-51.4 79 39.3 29.9-49.6 40 19.6 12.8-29.0
Income
15,999 or less 155 48 30.0 20.6-41.6 71 47.5 36.4-59.0 36 22.4 14.2-33.5
16,000-24,999 60 25 48.1 32.5-64.0 23 31.8 18.9-48.2 12 20.2 9.9-36.7
25,000-39,999 62 20 34.2 20.5-51.2 35 51.9 35.7-67.7 7 13.9 5.7-30.0
40,000 or more 76 45 68.0 53.9-79.4 20 21.9 12.5-35.4 11 10.1 4.3-21.9
WIC recipient
No 150 62 49.5 38.9-60.1 65 37.2 27.5-48.1 23 13.3 7.4-22.6
Yes 234 85 39.9 31.6-48.8 102 40.9 32.6-49.7 47 19.2 13.2-27.1
Medicaid recipient
No 124 62 56.0 44.9-66.5 48 33.4 23.9-44.5 14 10.6 5.5-19.5
Yes 261 86 36.2 28.3-45.0 119 43.0 34.8-51.7 56 20.7 14.5-28.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 83 30 35.5 26.7-45.4 33 39.9 30.7-49.9 20 24.6 17.0-34.1
1500 - 2499 grams 133 39 27.4 20.7-35.2 71 55.0 46.6-63.0 23 17.7 12.1-25.1
2500+ grams 169 79 45.2 37.8-52.8 63 38.0 30.9-45.7 27 16.8 11.8-23.4

*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.

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