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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Number of Cigarettes Smoked 3 months Before 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 1492 1128 77.5 74.8-80.0 106 7.5 6.0- 9.3 91 5.6 4.4- 7.3 167 9.4 7.7-11.3
Age
< 20 years 190 123 60.5 50.9-69.4 26 16.6 10.5-25.1 16 10.1 5.6-17.4 25 12.8 7.7-20.5
20-24 years 380 273 73.3 67.4-78.4 28 7.6 4.9-11.6 29 7.9 5.1-11.9 50 11.3 7.9-15.8
25-34 years 738 589 82.0 78.4-85.1 37 5.4 3.7- 7.8 38 4.5 3.0- 6.7 74 8.1 6.0-10.8
35+ years 184 143 83.6 76.3-89.0 15 7.6 4.1-13.8 8 1.5 0.5- 4.6 18 7.2 3.8-13.1
Race
White 1034 747 74.9 71.6-77.9 67 6.8 5.2- 8.9 74 7.0 5.3- 9.1 146 11.3 9.2-13.9
Black 385 324 86.9 81.6-90.8 33 9.3 6.0-14.3 14 1.4 0.6- 3.0 14 2.4 1.1- 5.5
Other 73 57 76.8 62.9-86.5 6 9.4 3.7-21.6 3 4.5 1.2-15.4 7 9.4 3.8-21.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 161 152 93.8 87.5-97.1 4 2.2 0.6- 7.2 3 2.0 0.5- 7.3 2 1.9 0.5- 7.3
No 1331 976 75.4 72.4-78.2 102 8.2 6.5-10.2 88 6.1 4.7- 7.9 165 10.3 8.5-12.5
Education
< High School 328 231 72.4 66.1-78.0 29 9.3 6.0-14.1 18 4.7 2.6- 8.3 50 13.6 9.6-18.8
High School 418 294 72.8 67.1-78.0 29 7.2 4.6-11.2 34 7.6 4.9-11.5 61 12.3 8.9-16.9
> High School 743 601 82.6 79.0-85.6 47 6.6 4.7- 9.1 39 5.0 3.4- 7.3 56 5.8 4.1- 8.2
Marital Status
Married 961 767 81.2 78.1-84.0 49 5.6 4.1- 7.7 55 5.3 3.9- 7.3 90 7.8 6.0-10.1
Other 531 361 69.5 64.1-74.4 57 11.5 8.4-15.7 36 6.3 4.1- 9.5 77 12.7 9.5-16.9
Income
15,999 or less 432 304 74.7 69.1-79.5 40 9.7 6.6-14.0 27 5.1 3.0- 8.4 61 10.6 7.5-14.7
16,000-24,999 167 108 64.2 54.5-72.8 15 11.2 6.4-19.1 13 7.8 4.0-14.7 31 16.7 10.7-25.1
25,000-39,999 200 144 74.6 66.4-81.4 10 3.2 1.3- 7.7 17 9.7 5.6-16.2 29 12.5 7.9-19.4
40,000 or more 542 451 84.2 80.2-87.5 33 7.1 4.9-10.2 29 4.3 2.7- 6.8 29 4.4 2.7- 6.9
WIC recipient
No 819 650 82.0 78.7-85.0 53 6.1 4.4- 8.4 50 5.7 4.1- 8.0 66 6.1 4.4- 8.4
Yes 663 469 71.6 67.0-75.7 52 9.2 6.7-12.5 41 5.6 3.8- 8.2 101 13.7 10.7-17.3
Medicaid recipient
No 742 616 84.1 80.7-87.0 44 6.2 4.4- 8.7 39 4.8 3.3- 7.0 43 4.8 3.3- 7.0
Yes 750 512 70.1 65.7-74.1 62 8.9 6.6-12.0 52 6.5 4.6- 9.2 124 14.5 11.6-18.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 674 490 72.7 69.3-75.9 45 6.9 5.2- 9.1 45 6.6 5.0- 8.7 94 13.7 11.4-16.5
2500+ grams 818 638 77.9 75.0-80.7 61 7.5 5.9- 9.6 46 5.6 4.2- 7.3 73 9.0 7.2-11.1

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 28. In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day? (A pack has 20 cigarettes.)

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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