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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked After Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1526 1219 82.2 79.7-84.4 307 17.8 15.6-20.3
Age
< 20 years 191 132 66.3 56.9-74.6 59 33.7 25.4-43.1
20-24 years 400 298 77.7 72.3-82.4 102 22.3 17.6-27.7
25-34 years 746 637 87.3 84.1-89.9 109 12.7 10.1-15.9
35+ years 189 152 85.6 78.6-90.6 37 14.4 9.4-21.4
Race
White 1050 822 81.1 78.0-83.7 228 18.9 16.3-22.0
Black 403 337 86.1 80.8-90.1 66 13.9 9.9-19.2
Other 73 60 81.2 67.8-89.9 13 18.8 10.1-32.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 156 94.2 87.9-97.3 7 5.8 2.7-12.1
No 1363 1063 80.6 77.9-83.1 300 19.4 16.9-22.1
Education
< High School 336 240 73.4 67.2-78.8 96 26.6 21.2-32.8
High School 436 323 77.6 72.2-82.2 113 22.4 17.8-27.8
> High School 751 653 88.9 85.9-91.3 98 11.1 8.7-14.1
Marital Status
Married 977 834 87.3 84.6-89.6 143 12.7 10.4-15.4
Other 549 385 71.4 66.2-76.1 164 28.6 23.9-33.8
Income
15,999 or less 450 321 75.8 70.4-80.5 129 24.2 19.5-29.6
16,000-24,999 171 119 69.7 60.3-77.7 52 30.3 22.3-39.7
25,000-39,999 206 164 83.0 75.7-88.4 42 17.0 11.6-24.3
40,000 or more 546 487 89.9 86.5-92.5 59 10.1 7.5-13.5
WIC recipient
No 829 709 88.0 85.0-90.4 120 12.0 9.6-15.0
Yes 683 498 75.0 70.7-78.9 185 25.0 21.1-29.3
Medicaid recipient
No 753 674 89.9 87.0-92.2 79 10.1 7.8-13.0
Yes 773 545 73.5 69.3-77.3 228 26.5 22.7-30.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 685 521 75.7 72.4-78.7 164 24.3 21.3-27.6
2500+ grams 841 698 82.7 80.0-85.2 143 17.3 14.8-20.0

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 30. 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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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