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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked During the Last 3 months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1522 1313 88.3 86.2-90.1 209 11.7 9.9-13.8
Age
< 20 years 192 156 79.8 71.2-86.3 36 20.2 13.7-28.8
20-24 years 396 331 85.4 80.6-89.2 65 14.6 10.8-19.4
25-34 years 745 669 91.4 88.6-93.5 76 8.6 6.5-11.4
35+ years 189 157 90.0 84.0-94.0 32 10.0 6.0-16.0
Race
White 1047 880 87.0 84.4-89.2 167 13.0 10.8-15.6
Black 402 368 92.7 88.3-95.5 34 7.3 4.5-11.7
Other 73 65 88.3 75.9-94.8 8 11.7 5.2-24.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 158 96.1 90.3-98.5 5 3.9 1.5- 9.7
No 1359 1155 87.3 85.0-89.3 204 12.7 10.7-15.0
Education
< High School 334 264 81.0 75.3-85.6 70 19.0 14.4-24.7
High School 436 361 87.1 82.6-90.6 75 12.9 9.4-17.4
> High School 749 685 92.4 89.8-94.4 64 7.6 5.6-10.2
Marital Status
Married 975 865 90.3 87.8-92.3 110 9.7 7.7-12.2
Other 547 448 84.1 79.7-87.7 99 15.9 12.3-20.3
Income
15,999 or less 446 356 81.9 76.9-86.1 90 18.1 13.9-23.1
16,000-24,999 171 133 79.6 71.0-86.1 38 20.4 13.9-29.0
25,000-39,999 206 179 90.5 84.5-94.3 27 9.5 5.7-15.5
40,000 or more 546 509 94.5 91.8-96.4 37 5.5 3.6- 8.2
WIC recipient
No 828 747 93.0 90.7-94.8 81 7.0 5.2- 9.3
Yes 680 553 82.4 78.5-85.7 127 17.6 14.3-21.5
Medicaid recipient
No 753 699 93.8 91.4-95.5 54 6.2 4.5- 8.6
Yes 769 614 82.2 78.4-85.4 155 17.8 14.6-21.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 682 566 82.9 79.9-85.5 116 17.1 14.5-20.1
2500+ grams 840 747 88.8 86.4-90.8 93 11.2 9.2-13.6

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 29. In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?

#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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