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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Among Smokers, Continuous Smoking Before, During, After Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1477 1270 88.1 85.9-90.1 207 11.9 9.9-14.1
Age
< 20 years 163 130 80.7 71.1-87.6 33 19.3 12.4-28.9
20-24 years 401 330 82.6 77.4-86.9 71 17.4 13.1-22.6
25-34 years 727 653 92.7 90.1-94.7 74 7.3 5.3- 9.9
35+ years 186 157 88.3 81.2-93.0 29 11.7 7.0-18.8
Race
White 1008 843 86.5 83.7-88.9 165 13.5 11.1-16.3
Black 405 369 92.1 87.5-95.1 36 7.9 4.9-12.5
Other 64 58 95.4 83.7-98.8 6 4.6 1.2-16.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 150 99.9 99.3- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
No 1323 1117 86.4 83.8-88.6 206 13.6 11.4-16.2
Education
< High School 322 246 81.0 74.9-85.9 76 19.0 14.1-25.1
High School 436 362 84.6 79.7-88.4 74 15.4 11.6-20.3
> High School 717 660 93.7 91.2-95.6 57 6.3 4.4- 8.8
Marital Status
Married 927 832 91.3 88.8-93.3 95 8.7 6.7-11.2
Other 550 438 82.3 77.7-86.2 112 17.7 13.8-22.3
Income
15,999 or less 404 320 81.1 75.6-85.6 84 18.9 14.4-24.4
16,000-24,999 192 155 83.9 76.4-89.4 37 16.1 10.6-23.6
25,000-39,999 212 178 88.2 81.7-92.7 34 11.8 7.3-18.3
40,000 or more 503 471 94.8 91.9-96.7 32 5.2 3.3- 8.1
WIC recipient
No 763 697 91.8 89.0-94.0 66 8.2 6.0-11.0
Yes 703 563 84.0 80.3-87.2 140 16.0 12.8-19.7
Medicaid recipient
No 708 663 94.2 91.7-96.0 45 5.8 4.0- 8.3
Yes 769 607 82.5 78.7-85.7 162 17.5 14.3-21.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 675 554 81.7 78.7-84.4 121 18.3 15.6-21.3
2500+ grams 802 716 88.7 86.2-90.8 86 11.3 9.2-13.8

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 27-30.

#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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