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2001 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 1670 1446 88.7 86.6-90.6 224 11.3 9.4-13.4
Age
< 20 years 231 193 85.5 78.3-90.6 38 14.5 9.4-21.7
20-24 years 442 375 85.3 80.4-89.2 67 14.7 10.8-19.6
25-34 years 809 713 90.6 87.7-92.8 96 9.4 7.2-12.3
35+ years 188 165 93.3 87.4-96.5 23 6.7 3.5-12.6
Race
White 1131 956 87.7 85.1-89.9 175 12.3 10.1-14.9
Black 479 434 90.7 86.1-93.9 45 9.3 6.1-13.9
Other 60 56 96.2 84.2-99.2 4 3.8 0.8-15.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 177 99.0 93.3-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
No 1490 1267 87.2 84.8-89.3 223 12.8 10.7-15.2
Education
< High School 370 289 82.2 76.3-86.8 81 17.8 13.2-23.7
High School 519 428 84.2 79.7-87.9 91 15.8 12.1-20.3
> High School 776 724 94.7 92.4-96.3 52 5.3 3.7- 7.6
Marital Status
Married 1051 942 91.5 89.2-93.4 109 8.5 6.6-10.8
Other 619 504 83.6 79.1-87.2 115 16.4 12.8-20.9
Income
15,999 or less 512 410 82.3 77.3-86.4 102 17.7 13.6-22.7
16,000-24,999 183 149 82.5 74.0-88.6 34 17.5 11.4-26.0
25,000-39,999 250 211 85.3 78.8-90.1 39 14.7 9.9-21.2
40,000 or more 559 531 96.2 93.8-97.7 28 3.8 2.3- 6.2
WIC recipient
No 862 778 92.9 90.5-94.8 84 7.1 5.2- 9.5
Yes 795 655 84.1 80.5-87.2 140 15.9 12.8-19.5
Medicaid recipient
No 828 769 93.8 91.4-95.5 59 6.2 4.5- 8.6
Yes 842 677 83.4 79.8-86.5 165 16.6 13.5-20.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 324 273 83.1 78.9-86.6 51 16.9 13.4-21.1
1500 - 2499 grams 501 415 81.4 77.7-84.6 86 18.6 15.4-22.3
2500+ grams 845 758 89.4 87.0-91.3 87 10.6 8.7-13.0

*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.

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