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2003 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 347 130 45.4 38.7-52.3 150 39.1 32.6-46.0 67 15.5 11.2-21.0
Age
< 20 years 55 22 48.1 31.6-65.0 24 42.8 27.0-60.1 9 9.2 3.2-23.5
20-24 years 127 48 43.6 33.2-54.7 59 42.9 32.5-53.9 20 13.5 7.7-22.6
25-34 years 130 54 51.4 40.2-62.4 48 31.4 22.0-42.6 28 17.3 10.4-27.3
35+ years 35 6 20.4 7.5-44.5 19 46.0 25.2-68.3 10 33.6 15.4-58.6
Race
White 269 94 43.9 36.5-51.6 119 39.1 32.0-46.7 56 16.9 12.0-23.3
Black 70 34 51.9 35.3-68.0 25 38.0 23.2-55.3 11 10.2 3.9-24.0
Other 8 2 52.7 13.8-88.6 6 47.3 11.4-86.2 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 6 5 96.6 76.7-99.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.4 0.4-23.3
No 341 125 44.5 37.7-51.4 150 39.8 33.3-46.8 66 15.7 11.4-21.3
Education
< High School 110 29 32.2 21.4-45.3 51 43.6 31.5-56.5 30 24.2 14.9-36.7
High School 127 49 46.5 35.8-57.6 55 39.1 29.0-50.3 23 14.3 8.4-23.5
> High School 110 52 56.0 44.1-67.2 44 34.9 24.7-46.8 14 9.1 4.3-18.2
Marital Status
Married 173 73 49.3 40.0-58.6 66 35.7 27.3-45.2 34 15.0 9.5-22.8
Other 174 57 41.4 31.9-51.6 84 42.5 33.1-52.6 33 16.1 10.1-24.5
Income
15,999 or less 132 42 38.3 28.0-49.9 57 41.6 31.0-53.0 33 20.0 12.7-30.2
16,000-24,999 57 19 43.8 28.5-60.3 24 35.4 21.6-52.2 14 20.8 10.5-37.1
25,000-39,999 62 28 53.3 36.7-69.2 30 42.2 26.9-59.1 4 4.5 0.9-19.3
40,000 or more 63 30 55.4 40.4-69.5 26 36.8 23.7-52.1 7 7.8 2.9-19.4
WIC recipient
No 133 63 50.9 40.4-61.4 50 35.1 25.7-45.9 20 13.9 8.1-23.0
Yes 212 66 41.3 32.7-50.4 99 42.0 33.5-51.1 47 16.7 11.2-24.3
Medicaid recipient
No 102 55 58.0 46.1-69.0 31 28.3 19.0-40.0 16 13.6 7.4-23.9
Yes 245 75 39.7 31.7-48.2 119 44.0 35.9-52.4 51 16.4 11.2-23.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 178 49 27.2 21.3-34.0 87 49.9 42.8-57.1 42 22.9 17.4-29.4
2500+ grams 169 81 47.4 39.9-55.0 63 37.9 30.9-45.5 25 14.7 10.1-20.9

*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 22MAR05

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