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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked During the Last 3 months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1442 1213 86.8 84.4-88.8 229 13.2 11.2-15.6
Age
< 20 years 149 114 77.6 67.3-85.4 35 22.4 14.6-32.7
20-24 years 388 306 80.4 74.9-84.9 82 19.6 15.1-25.1
25-34 years 721 639 91.7 89.0-93.9 82 8.3 6.1-11.0
35+ years 184 154 88.1 80.9-92.8 30 11.9 7.2-19.1
Race
White 990 810 85.4 82.5-87.9 180 14.6 12.1-17.5
Black 391 348 89.7 84.7-93.2 43 10.3 6.8-15.3
Other 61 55 95.2 82.9-98.8 6 4.8 1.2-17.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 146 99.9 99.3- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
No 1292 1064 84.8 82.1-87.1 228 15.2 12.9-17.9
Education
< High School 298 212 78.1 71.6-83.4 86 21.9 16.6-28.4
High School 431 350 83.1 78.2-87.2 81 16.9 12.8-21.8
> High School 711 649 93.0 90.3-94.9 62 7.0 5.1- 9.7
Marital Status
Married 917 815 90.8 88.3-92.8 102 9.2 7.2-11.7
Other 525 398 79.3 74.4-83.5 127 20.7 16.5-25.6
Income
15,999 or less 380 285 78.0 72.1-82.9 95 22.0 17.1-27.9
16,000-24,999 189 148 81.7 73.8-87.6 41 18.3 12.4-26.2
25,000-39,999 210 174 87.2 80.5-91.9 36 12.8 8.1-19.5
40,000 or more 501 467 94.4 91.5-96.4 34 5.6 3.6- 8.5
WIC recipient
No 754 682 91.4 88.5-93.6 72 8.6 6.4-11.5
Yes 680 524 81.6 77.6-85.0 156 18.4 15.0-22.4
Medicaid recipient
No 701 652 93.7 91.1-95.5 49 6.3 4.5- 8.9
Yes 741 561 80.2 76.2-83.6 180 19.8 16.4-23.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 654 519 78.5 75.3-81.5 135 21.5 18.5-24.7
2500+ grams 788 694 87.5 84.9-89.7 94 12.5 10.3-15.1

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 29. In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?

#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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