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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Change in smoking: from 3 months Before Pregnancy to Now*

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 61 18.9 14.2-24.8 90 28.8 23.0-35.5 196 52.2 45.4-59.0
Age
< 20 years 56 8 18.2 8.2-35.6 14 26.3 14.0-44.0 34 55.5 38.3-71.4
20-24 years 127 21 14.1 8.3-23.1 43 39.5 29.4-50.5 63 46.4 35.9-57.3
25-34 years 128 27 26.0 17.2-37.2 24 16.6 9.8-26.6 77 57.5 46.0-68.2
35+ years 36 5 14.5 4.5-38.1 9 33.3 15.7-57.3 22 52.2 30.2-73.4
Race
White 266 48 19.4 14.1-26.1 73 30.7 24.1-38.3 145 49.9 42.3-57.4
Black 73 13 18.8 9.0-35.1 13 19.1 9.2-35.6 47 62.1 45.2-76.4
Other 8 0 0.0 . - . 4 34.8 7.0-79.2 4 65.2 20.8-93.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 6 2 7.3 1.4-31.0 2 61.7 17.9-92.3 2 31.0 5.0-79.5
No 341 59 19.1 14.3-25.1 88 28.2 22.4-34.9 194 52.6 45.7-59.5
Education
< High School 111 13 10.9 5.3-21.1 23 21.2 12.6-33.3 75 67.9 55.3-78.4
High School 126 19 16.7 9.8-26.8 41 40.6 30.3-51.9 66 42.7 32.3-53.8
> High School 110 29 29.6 20.0-41.5 26 20.8 12.8-31.9 55 49.6 37.9-61.4
Marital Status
Married 169 33 21.4 14.7-30.2 47 30.3 22.2-39.7 89 48.3 39.0-57.7
Other 178 28 16.4 10.4-25.1 43 27.4 19.4-37.1 107 56.2 46.2-65.7
Income
15,999 or less 132 17 11.9 6.4-21.2 41 35.9 25.9-47.3 74 52.2 41.0-63.2
16,000-24,999 58 10 19.2 9.4-35.4 13 26.7 14.5-43.8 35 54.1 37.7-69.6
25,000-39,999 62 11 24.9 12.9-42.6 19 34.0 20.2-51.2 32 41.1 26.0-58.1
40,000 or more 62 18 33.6 21.0-49.0 9 16.7 8.0-31.7 35 49.7 35.0-64.5
WIC recipient
No 134 33 23.1 15.6-32.8 36 34.3 24.9-45.2 65 42.6 32.6-53.2
Yes 211 28 16.3 10.6-24.3 53 25.3 18.3-33.8 130 58.4 49.3-67.0
Medicaid recipient
No 100 28 30.8 20.9-42.7 26 28.2 18.7-40.1 46 41.1 30.0-53.1
Yes 247 33 13.7 8.9-20.5 64 29.1 22.1-37.3 150 57.2 48.7-65.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 177 27 16.3 11.5-22.6 40 21.7 16.4-28.1 110 62.0 54.8-68.8
2500+ grams 170 34 19.2 14.0-25.8 50 29.6 23.2-36.9 86 51.2 43.7-58.7

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 28,30.

#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 22MAR05

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