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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Number of Cigarettes Currently Smoke Per Day

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
None 1 to 9 per day 10 to 19 per day 20 or more per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1449 1131 79.5 76.7-82.0 74 5.3 4.0- 7.0 112 7.9 6.3- 9.9 132 7.4 5.9- 9.2
Age
< 20 years 153 99 64.8 53.9-74.3 13 6.7 3.0-14.4 22 17.6 10.8-27.5 19 10.9 5.8-19.5
20-24 years 394 274 67.8 61.6-73.3 30 9.1 6.1-13.4 42 12.0 8.5-16.9 48 11.1 7.8-15.7
25-34 years 717 605 87.2 83.9-89.9 27 3.7 2.3- 5.8 41 4.8 3.2- 7.1 44 4.3 2.9- 6.5
35+ years 185 153 87.1 79.8-92.0 4 1.9 0.6- 6.4 7 2.4 0.8- 7.0 21 8.5 4.6-15.2
Race
White 993 756 77.9 74.6-80.9 45 4.9 3.5- 6.8 82 8.5 6.5-10.9 110 8.7 6.8-11.1
Black 394 322 82.9 77.1-87.5 26 7.1 4.3-11.6 25 6.2 3.6-10.6 21 3.7 1.9- 7.1
Other 62 53 87.5 73.3-94.7 3 3.2 0.6-14.7 5 6.1 1.9-18.3 1 3.2 0.5-19.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 143 97.0 91.4-99.0 2 1.0 0.2- 5.6 2 2.0 0.5- 7.6 0 0.0 . - .
No 1299 985 76.8 73.7-79.6 72 5.9 4.5- 7.8 110 8.8 6.9-11.0 132 8.5 6.7-10.6
Education
< High School 304 195 69.7 62.8-75.8 20 4.1 2.1- 7.6 36 10.9 7.2-16.3 53 15.3 10.8-21.1
High School 433 313 72.1 66.4-77.2 28 8.4 5.6-12.5 48 12.4 8.9-17.1 44 7.1 4.6-10.6
> High School 710 621 88.7 85.4-91.3 26 3.9 2.4- 6.2 28 3.6 2.2- 5.7 35 3.9 2.5- 6.0
Marital Status
Married 916 769 84.7 81.7-87.4 32 3.7 2.4- 5.5 54 6.4 4.6- 8.7 61 5.2 3.7- 7.2
Other 533 362 69.8 64.4-74.7 42 8.3 5.7-12.0 58 10.6 7.6-14.6 71 11.3 8.3-15.4
Income
15,999 or less 385 257 67.0 60.6-72.8 31 8.5 5.5-12.8 46 13.0 9.1-18.1 51 11.5 8.0-16.3
16,000-24,999 192 136 72.7 64.2-79.9 7 4.4 1.9- 9.9 21 12.6 7.6-19.9 28 10.3 6.1-16.8
25,000-39,999 210 154 78.0 70.2-84.3 16 8.1 4.4-14.2 22 9.9 5.8-16.3 18 4.0 1.8- 8.8
40,000 or more 500 453 91.4 87.9-93.9 12 2.1 1.0- 4.4 12 1.7 0.8- 3.7 23 4.8 2.9- 7.7
WIC recipient
No 757 649 85.9 82.5-88.7 25 3.1 1.9- 5.1 41 4.9 3.3- 7.3 42 6.1 4.2- 8.6
Yes 684 476 72.5 68.0-76.6 48 7.7 5.5-10.7 71 11.2 8.4-14.6 89 8.6 6.4-11.6
Medicaid recipient
No 702 622 89.3 86.2-91.8 27 3.9 2.5- 6.1 25 3.1 1.9- 5.1 28 3.6 2.3- 5.7
Yes 747 509 70.1 65.7-74.2 47 6.6 4.6- 9.3 87 12.4 9.6-15.8 104 11.0 8.4-14.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 656 490 74.2 70.8-77.4 33 5.1 3.7- 7.1 54 8.5 6.6-10.9 79 12.2 9.9-14.8
2500+ grams 793 641 79.9 76.9-82.6 41 5.3 3.9- 7.1 58 7.8 6.1-10.0 53 7.0 5.3- 9.0

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 30. How many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now?

#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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