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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Change in Smoking: from 3 months Before to last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Smoker who quit # cigarettes reduced # cigarettes same/more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 357 162 50.5 43.9-57.1 128 33.4 27.4-39.9 67 16.1 11.9-21.6
Age
< 20 years 63 28 44.9 30.3-60.4 25 36.7 23.3-52.5 10 18.4 9.0-33.9
20-24 years 107 50 52.4 40.5-64.0 37 32.5 22.4-44.5 20 15.1 8.5-25.5
25-34 years 146 74 54.5 44.1-64.5 47 29.8 21.2-40.0 25 15.7 9.5-24.8
35+ years 41 10 38.2 20.4-59.8 19 45.2 26.2-65.8 12 16.6 6.8-35.3
Race
White 283 124 50.3 43.1-57.6 106 34.7 28.1-41.9 53 15.0 10.5-20.8
Black 58 30 51.7 33.5-69.6 17 26.2 13.0-45.8 11 22.0 9.9-42.0
Other 16 8 49.8 23.5-76.2 5 29.9 10.7-60.4 3 20.3 5.5-52.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 9 4 35.7 10.5-72.3 4 62.5 26.7-88.5 1 1.8 0.2-12.2
No 348 158 51.0 44.2-57.7 124 32.4 26.4-39.0 66 16.6 12.2-22.2
Education
< High School 93 29 33.2 22.4-46.2 35 38.2 26.7-51.2 29 28.6 18.5-41.4
High School 123 54 55.5 43.8-66.6 50 35.5 25.3-47.3 19 9.0 4.4-17.3
> High School 140 78 58.1 47.6-67.8 43 28.5 20.2-38.7 19 13.4 7.8-22.2
Marital Status
Married 192 89 51.9 43.1-60.5 68 33.9 26.1-42.6 35 14.3 9.2-21.4
Other 165 73 48.6 38.6-58.8 60 32.7 23.9-42.9 32 18.7 12.0-28.0
Income
15,999 or less 123 43 35.6 25.1-47.7 52 40.6 29.5-52.7 28 23.8 15.0-35.6
16,000-24,999 59 22 43.7 28.8-59.8 27 42.8 28.1-58.9 10 13.6 5.9-28.2
25,000-39,999 56 29 60.7 43.7-75.5 18 29.9 16.9-47.2 9 9.4 3.5-23.1
40,000 or more 89 54 66.2 53.5-76.9 22 21.7 13.1-33.7 13 12.1 6.1-22.8
WIC recipient
No 167 91 62.2 52.5-71.0 50 26.1 18.5-35.4 26 11.8 7.0-19.2
Yes 189 70 40.2 31.7-49.5 78 39.8 31.3-49.0 41 19.9 13.6-28.2
Medicaid recipient
No 125 74 64.3 53.5-73.7 36 26.9 18.4-37.3 15 8.9 4.5-16.8
Yes 232 88 42.1 34.0-50.6 92 37.4 29.6-45.8 52 20.6 14.6-28.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 179 69 38.3 31.6-45.5 70 38.5 31.8-45.7 40 23.2 17.6-29.8
2500+ grams 178 93 51.8 44.5-59.0 58 32.8 26.3-40.1 27 15.4 10.8-21.5

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 28,29.

#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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