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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Number of Cigarettes Currently Smoke Per Day

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 1644 1304 82.4 79.8-84.6 92 4.8 3.6- 6.4 99 5.2 4.0- 6.8 149 7.6 6.1- 9.4
Age
< 20 years 227 160 69.7 61.0-77.1 25 11.9 7.2-19.0 18 8.2 4.5-14.3 24 10.3 6.1-16.9
20-24 years 432 320 76.2 70.5-81.1 28 5.7 3.4- 9.5 37 8.3 5.5-12.5 47 9.8 6.7-14.0
25-34 years 800 665 87.1 83.9-89.7 33 3.2 2.0- 5.1 37 3.5 2.2- 5.5 65 6.3 4.5- 8.7
35+ years 185 159 93.0 87.0-96.3 6 0.5 0.2- 1.1 7 1.9 0.5- 6.7 13 4.7 2.1-10.2
Race
White 1118 871 81.4 78.3-84.1 46 3.9 2.7- 5.7 75 5.6 4.2- 7.6 126 9.1 7.2-11.4
Black 468 386 84.6 79.2-88.8 41 7.3 4.5-11.6 22 4.3 2.3- 8.0 19 3.7 1.9- 7.2
Other 58 47 87.1 71.5-94.8 5 5.2 1.1-21.0 2 3.6 0.6-18.0 4 4.1 0.9-17.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 170 98.8 94.1-99.7 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 0 0.0 . - .
No 1468 1133 79.9 77.1-82.5 89 5.5 4.1- 7.3 98 5.9 4.5- 7.7 148 8.7 7.0-10.8
Education
< High School 361 244 72.2 65.6-78.0 32 8.0 4.9-12.7 35 8.3 5.2-13.1 50 11.5 7.8-16.7
High School 508 365 75.8 70.6-80.3 34 5.4 3.4- 8.7 40 7.4 4.9-11.0 69 11.4 8.3-15.4
> High School 770 690 91.2 88.4-93.4 26 2.9 1.7- 4.9 24 2.5 1.4- 4.2 30 3.4 2.2- 5.4
Marital Status
Married 1043 884 88.0 85.3-90.2 37 2.8 1.8- 4.3 45 3.0 2.0- 4.5 77 6.2 4.6- 8.3
Other 601 420 71.6 66.4-76.4 55 8.6 5.9-12.4 54 9.5 6.7-13.4 72 10.2 7.4-14.0
Income
15,999 or less 501 346 73.9 68.3-78.8 45 7.9 5.1-12.0 40 6.9 4.5-10.5 70 11.3 8.1-15.6
16,000-24,999 180 124 68.9 59.4-77.0 13 9.2 4.8-16.8 21 12.2 7.2-20.1 22 9.7 5.4-16.8
25,000-39,999 248 197 80.2 73.0-85.8 11 1.7 0.6- 4.9 11 4.0 1.8- 8.6 29 14.1 9.4-20.8
40,000 or more 555 508 93.4 90.4-95.5 13 2.6 1.4- 4.8 15 2.1 1.0- 4.2 19 2.0 1.0- 3.8
WIC recipient
No 854 736 89.7 86.9-92.0 33 2.8 1.7- 4.6 37 2.9 1.8- 4.7 48 4.5 3.1- 6.6
Yes 783 562 74.3 70.0-78.1 59 7.0 4.9- 9.9 62 7.8 5.6-10.7 100 11.0 8.4-14.2
Medicaid recipient
No 819 728 90.1 87.3-92.4 27 3.0 1.8- 4.8 31 3.7 2.3- 5.8 33 3.2 2.1- 5.0
Yes 825 576 74.1 69.9-78.0 65 6.7 4.7- 9.5 68 6.9 4.9- 9.6 116 12.2 9.6-15.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 237 72.9 68.1-77.3 22 7.5 5.2-10.8 28 9.4 6.7-12.9 30 10.2 7.5-13.9
1500 - 2499 grams 487 363 72.9 68.7-76.7 35 7.7 5.6-10.5 30 6.7 4.7- 9.3 59 12.7 10.0-16.0
2500+ grams 840 704 83.2 80.4-85.6 35 4.6 3.3- 6.3 41 5.1 3.8- 6.8 60 7.2 5.6- 9.2

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 31. How many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now?

#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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