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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Change in smoking: from 3 months Before Pregnancy to Now*

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 386 73 22.3 17.2-28.4 108 27.3 21.6-33.8 205 50.5 43.7-57.2
Age
< 20 years 67 10 15.0 7.0-29.1 23 28.4 16.6-44.1 34 56.6 41.0-71.0
20-24 years 117 16 13.9 7.5-24.5 33 33.7 23.0-46.5 68 52.4 40.1-64.4
25-34 years 168 39 29.3 20.9-39.4 43 24.9 17.1-34.8 86 45.8 35.9-56.0
35+ years 34 8 41.7 20.1-67.1 9 6.8 3.0-14.7 17 51.5 27.7-74.6
Race
White 297 64 24.7 18.9-31.7 81 28.1 21.8-35.5 152 47.1 39.7-54.7
Black 79 8 11.3 4.1-27.3 23 25.5 13.7-42.4 48 63.2 46.1-77.5
Other 10 1 25.8 3.5-76.7 4 7.6 1.9-25.8 5 66.6 21.9-93.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 5 1 3.5 0.3-28.4 1 7.6 0.7-50.3 3 89.0 46.5-98.7
No 380 72 22.5 17.3-28.6 107 27.5 21.7-34.0 201 50.1 43.3-56.9
Education
< High School 110 9 9.2 3.8-20.8 35 29.5 18.9-43.0 66 61.2 47.6-73.3
High School 161 26 18.6 11.8-28.1 43 27.8 19.4-38.2 92 53.6 43.1-63.8
> High School 115 38 39.9 29.1-51.9 30 24.3 15.5-36.0 47 35.8 25.4-47.7
Marital Status
Married 201 51 30.6 22.9-39.6 48 21.3 14.7-29.8 102 48.1 39.1-57.2
Other 185 22 13.5 7.9-22.1 60 33.5 24.7-43.6 103 53.0 42.9-62.9
Income
15,999 or less 156 17 12.9 6.9-23.0 46 27.2 18.3-38.3 93 59.9 48.4-70.4
16,000-24,999 61 9 16.6 8.0-31.2 19 37.1 22.9-53.9 33 46.4 31.1-62.3
25,000-39,999 61 13 14.4 6.5-28.8 13 18.0 8.5-34.3 35 67.6 51.0-80.7
40,000 or more 77 32 53.3 39.4-66.6 14 18.4 9.9-31.7 31 28.3 17.6-42.2
WIC recipient
No 151 42 36.3 26.7-47.2 34 17.5 10.8-27.0 75 46.2 35.8-56.9
Yes 234 31 14.4 9.3-21.6 74 32.8 25.1-41.5 129 52.8 44.1-61.4
Medicaid recipient
No 125 38 36.0 26.3-47.1 29 21.5 13.7-32.1 58 42.5 32.1-53.6
Yes 261 35 14.5 9.4-21.7 79 30.5 23.2-39.0 147 55.0 46.3-63.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 84 11 12.4 7.3-20.3 25 30.2 22.0-39.9 48 57.4 47.5-66.7
1500 - 2499 grams 132 18 12.6 8.2-19.0 39 30.4 23.1-38.7 75 57.0 48.5-65.1
2500+ grams 170 44 23.4 17.8-30.2 44 26.9 20.6-34.2 82 49.7 42.1-57.2

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 29,31.

#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.

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