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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked 3 months Before Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1492 1128 77.5 74.8-80.0 364 22.5 20.0-25.2
Age
< 20 years 190 123 60.5 50.9-69.4 67 39.5 30.6-49.1
20-24 years 380 273 73.3 67.4-78.4 107 26.7 21.6-32.6
25-34 years 738 589 82.0 78.4-85.1 149 18.0 14.9-21.6
35+ years 184 143 83.6 76.3-89.0 41 16.4 11.0-23.7
Race
White 1034 747 74.9 71.6-77.9 287 25.1 22.1-28.4
Black 385 324 86.9 81.6-90.8 61 13.1 9.2-18.4
Other 73 57 76.8 62.9-86.5 16 23.2 13.5-37.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 161 152 93.8 87.5-97.1 9 6.2 2.9-12.5
No 1331 976 75.4 72.4-78.2 355 24.6 21.8-27.6
Education
< High School 328 231 72.4 66.1-78.0 97 27.6 22.0-33.9
High School 418 294 72.8 67.1-78.0 124 27.2 22.0-32.9
> High School 743 601 82.6 79.0-85.6 142 17.4 14.4-21.0
Marital Status
Married 961 767 81.2 78.1-84.0 194 18.8 16.0-21.9
Other 531 361 69.5 64.1-74.4 170 30.5 25.6-35.9
Income
15,999 or less 432 304 74.7 69.1-79.5 128 25.3 20.5-30.9
16,000-24,999 167 108 64.2 54.5-72.8 59 35.8 27.2-45.5
25,000-39,999 200 144 74.6 66.4-81.4 56 25.4 18.6-33.6
40,000 or more 542 451 84.2 80.2-87.5 91 15.8 12.5-19.8
WIC recipient
No 819 650 82.0 78.7-85.0 169 18.0 15.0-21.3
Yes 663 469 71.6 67.0-75.7 194 28.4 24.3-33.0
Medicaid recipient
No 742 616 84.1 80.7-87.0 126 15.9 13.0-19.3
Yes 750 512 70.1 65.7-74.1 238 29.9 25.9-34.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 674 490 72.7 69.3-75.9 184 27.3 24.1-30.7
2500+ grams 818 638 77.9 75.0-80.7 180 22.1 19.3-25.0

*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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