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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked 3 months Before Pregnancy

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1554 1114 73.3 70.4-76.0 440 26.7 24.0-29.6
Age
< 20 years 160 95 60.5 50.2-70.0 65 39.5 30.0-49.8
20-24 years 401 231 61.2 55.1-67.1 170 38.8 32.9-44.9
25-34 years 801 627 79.6 75.9-82.9 174 20.4 17.1-24.1
35+ years 192 161 85.7 78.2-90.9 31 14.3 9.1-21.8
Race
White 1073 747 72.7 69.3-75.8 326 27.3 24.2-30.7
Black 417 314 72.8 66.3-78.4 103 27.2 21.6-33.7
Other 64 53 88.1 75.4-94.7 11 11.9 5.3-24.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 155 91.2 84.8-95.1 19 8.8 4.9-15.2
No 1380 959 70.2 67.0-73.2 421 29.8 26.8-33.0
Education
< High School 313 181 64.0 57.0-70.3 132 36.0 29.7-43.0
High School 444 282 62.2 56.2-67.8 162 37.8 32.2-43.8
> High School 794 649 84.6 81.3-87.4 145 15.4 12.6-18.7
Marital Status
Married 959 751 80.3 77.1-83.2 208 19.7 16.8-22.9
Other 595 363 62.3 57.0-67.3 232 37.7 32.7-43.0
Income
14,999 or less 460 281 62.2 56.3-67.8 179 37.8 32.2-43.7
15,000-24,999 242 153 65.9 57.9-73.0 89 34.1 27.0-42.1
25,000-49,999 318 228 75.2 69.0-80.5 90 24.8 19.5-31.0
50,000 or more 417 365 88.0 83.6-91.4 52 12.0 8.6-16.4
WIC recipient
No 791 631 82.4 78.9-85.5 160 17.6 14.5-21.1
Yes 757 477 63.9 59.4-68.2 280 36.1 31.8-40.6
Medicaid recipient
No 716 596 86.1 82.8-88.9 120 13.9 11.1-17.2
Yes 838 518 62.8 58.5-67.0 320 37.2 33.0-41.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 696 467 65.6 62.0-69.0 229 34.4 31.0-38.0
2500+ grams 858 647 74.0 70.8-76.9 211 26.0 23.1-29.2

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 29: In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day? (A pack has 20 cigarettes.)

#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 10OCT06

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