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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked 3 months Before Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1423 1067 76.4 73.5-79.1 356 23.6 20.9-26.5
Age
< 20 years 148 90 58.1 47.0-68.4 58 41.9 31.6-53.0
20-24 years 385 253 65.3 59.0-71.1 132 34.7 28.9-41.0
25-34 years 706 576 84.2 80.6-87.2 130 15.8 12.8-19.4
35+ years 184 148 85.0 77.4-90.4 36 15.0 9.6-22.6
Race
White 977 705 73.9 70.4-77.1 272 26.1 22.9-29.6
Black 384 309 82.0 76.0-86.8 75 18.0 13.2-24.0
Other 62 53 89.6 75.9-95.9 9 10.4 4.1-24.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 140 96.7 91.3-98.8 6 3.3 1.2- 8.7
No 1274 924 73.3 70.1-76.3 350 26.7 23.7-29.9
Education
< High School 295 179 67.8 60.8-74.2 116 32.2 25.8-39.2
High School 421 294 69.2 63.3-74.6 127 30.8 25.4-36.7
> High School 705 592 84.7 81.1-87.7 113 15.3 12.3-18.9
Marital Status
Married 905 731 81.9 78.6-84.8 174 18.1 15.2-21.4
Other 518 336 66.3 60.7-71.5 182 33.7 28.5-39.3
Income
15,999 or less 380 241 64.8 58.2-70.8 139 35.2 29.2-41.8
16,000-24,999 183 125 69.9 61.0-77.5 58 30.1 22.5-39.0
25,000-39,999 205 142 72.7 64.3-79.8 63 27.3 20.2-35.7
40,000 or more 496 433 87.5 83.5-90.6 63 12.5 9.4-16.5
WIC recipient
No 747 610 81.9 78.2-85.1 137 18.1 14.9-21.8
Yes 668 451 70.3 65.7-74.6 217 29.7 25.4-34.3
Medicaid recipient
No 693 591 85.3 81.8-88.2 102 14.7 11.8-18.2
Yes 730 476 67.8 63.3-72.1 254 32.2 27.9-36.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 647 463 70.6 67.0-74.0 184 29.4 26.0-33.0
2500+ grams 776 604 76.9 73.7-79.8 172 23.1 20.2-26.3

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 28. In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day? (A pack has 20 cigarettes.)

#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 22MAR05

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