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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Number of Cigarettes Currently Smoke Per Day

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
None 1 to 9 per day 10 to 19 per day 20 or more per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1526 1219 82.2 79.7-84.4 88 6.2 4.9- 7.9 89 4.7 3.6- 6.2 130 6.9 5.5- 8.6
Age
< 20 years 191 132 66.3 56.9-74.6 23 15.6 9.8-23.9 18 8.2 4.4-14.8 18 9.9 5.6-17.1
20-24 years 400 298 77.7 72.3-82.4 29 6.5 4.1-10.1 28 6.3 3.9-10.0 45 9.5 6.5-13.6
25-34 years 746 637 87.3 84.1-89.9 25 3.9 2.5- 6.1 31 3.6 2.3- 5.6 53 5.2 3.6- 7.5
35+ years 189 152 85.6 78.6-90.6 11 6.5 3.3-12.5 12 2.7 1.1- 6.5 14 5.2 2.5-10.5
Race
White 1050 822 81.1 78.0-83.7 43 5.0 3.6- 6.9 70 5.5 4.1- 7.4 115 8.4 6.7-10.7
Black 403 337 86.1 80.8-90.1 39 9.1 5.9-13.8 16 3.0 1.5- 6.2 11 1.7 0.7- 4.5
Other 73 60 81.2 67.8-89.9 6 11.4 5.0-24.2 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 4 6.7 2.3-18.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 156 94.2 87.9-97.3 2 1.9 0.5- 7.2 3 2.9 0.9- 8.5 2 1.0 0.2- 5.6
No 1363 1063 80.6 77.9-83.1 86 6.8 5.3- 8.7 86 5.0 3.7- 6.6 128 7.6 6.1- 9.6
Education
< High School 336 240 73.4 67.2-78.8 22 7.3 4.4-11.7 25 6.3 3.8-10.2 49 13.1 9.3-18.2
High School 436 323 77.6 72.2-82.2 29 7.0 4.5-10.9 37 6.8 4.4-10.5 47 8.6 5.8-12.5
> High School 751 653 88.9 85.9-91.3 37 5.3 3.7- 7.7 27 2.8 1.7- 4.6 34 3.0 1.8- 4.8
Marital Status
Married 977 834 87.3 84.6-89.6 32 3.8 2.5- 5.5 43 3.5 2.3- 5.1 68 5.5 4.0- 7.5
Other 549 385 71.4 66.2-76.1 56 11.4 8.3-15.5 46 7.4 5.0-10.8 62 9.8 7.0-13.5
Income
15,999 or less 450 321 75.8 70.4-80.5 38 8.2 5.4-12.1 34 6.4 4.0- 9.9 57 9.6 6.7-13.6
16,000-24,999 171 119 69.7 60.3-77.7 13 10.4 5.8-18.0 15 6.2 3.0-12.5 24 13.7 8.4-21.6
25,000-39,999 206 164 83.0 75.7-88.4 7 3.7 1.5- 8.9 13 4.7 2.2- 9.7 22 8.6 4.9-14.6
40,000 or more 546 487 89.9 86.5-92.5 22 4.8 3.0- 7.5 21 3.1 1.8- 5.3 16 2.2 1.2- 4.2
WIC recipient
No 829 709 88.0 85.0-90.4 33 4.4 3.0- 6.5 40 3.8 2.5- 5.7 47 3.8 2.6- 5.7
Yes 683 498 75.0 70.7-78.9 54 8.4 6.1-11.5 48 5.7 3.9- 8.3 83 10.9 8.3-14.2
Medicaid recipient
No 753 674 89.9 87.0-92.2 24 4.1 2.7- 6.2 30 3.2 2.0- 5.1 25 2.8 1.7- 4.5
Yes 773 545 73.5 69.3-77.3 64 8.6 6.3-11.5 59 6.4 4.6- 9.0 105 11.5 8.9-14.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 685 521 75.7 72.4-78.7 36 5.5 4.0- 7.5 52 7.7 5.9- 9.9 76 11.1 9.0-13.6
2500+ grams 841 698 82.7 80.0-85.2 52 6.3 4.8- 8.2 37 4.5 3.2- 6.1 54 6.5 5.0- 8.4

*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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