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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Among Smokers, Continuous Smoking Before, During, After Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1550 1365 90.1 88.1-91.8 185 9.9 8.2-11.9
Age
< 20 years 200 166 80.9 72.6-87.2 34 19.1 12.8-27.4
20-24 years 405 349 88.5 84.2-91.8 56 11.5 8.2-15.8
25-34 years 755 689 92.9 90.3-94.8 66 7.1 5.2- 9.7
35+ years 190 161 91.1 85.2-94.8 29 8.9 5.2-14.8
Race
White 1064 914 88.9 86.4-90.9 150 11.1 9.1-13.6
Black 411 384 94.4 90.3-96.8 27 5.6 3.2- 9.7
Other 75 67 88.6 76.4-94.9 8 11.4 5.1-23.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 159 96.1 90.4-98.5 5 3.9 1.5- 9.6
No 1386 1206 89.3 87.1-91.2 180 10.7 8.8-12.9
Education
< High School 350 289 84.0 78.7-88.2 61 16.0 11.8-21.3
High School 443 375 88.9 84.7-92.0 68 11.1 8.0-15.3
> High School 754 698 93.7 91.3-95.5 56 6.3 4.5- 8.7
Marital Status
Married 981 885 91.8 89.6-93.7 96 8.2 6.3-10.4
Other 569 480 86.5 82.4-89.8 89 13.5 10.2-17.6
Income
15,999 or less 464 387 86.1 81.6-89.7 77 13.9 10.3-18.4
16,000-24,999 173 137 80.9 72.5-87.2 36 19.1 12.8-27.5
25,000-39,999 207 181 91.2 85.4-94.9 26 8.8 5.1-14.6
40,000 or more 551 519 95.2 92.6-96.9 32 4.8 3.1- 7.4
WIC recipient
No 840 769 93.8 91.6-95.5 71 6.2 4.5- 8.4
Yes 696 582 85.2 81.5-88.2 114 14.8 11.8-18.5
Medicaid recipient
No 759 713 94.9 92.8-96.5 46 5.1 3.5- 7.2
Yes 791 652 84.8 81.3-87.7 139 15.2 12.3-18.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 695 590 85.0 82.2-87.4 105 15.0 12.6-17.8
2500+ grams 855 775 90.5 88.4-92.3 80 9.5 7.7-11.6

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 27-30.

#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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