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2004 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 1579 1328 86.1 83.8-88.1 251 13.9 11.9-16.2
Age
< 20 years 166 127 78.1 68.8-85.2 39 21.9 14.8-31.2
20-24 years 411 321 81.5 76.2-85.8 90 18.5 14.2-23.8
25-34 years 806 708 89.3 86.3-91.7 98 10.7 8.3-13.7
35+ years 196 172 90.6 84.1-94.7 24 9.4 5.3-15.9
Race
White 1089 902 85.8 83.1-88.2 187 14.2 11.8-16.9
Black 425 369 85.6 80.2-89.8 56 14.4 10.2-19.8
Other 65 57 93.6 83.3-97.7 8 6.4 2.3-16.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 170 95.2 89.7-97.9 9 4.8 2.1-10.3
No 1400 1158 84.5 81.8-86.8 242 15.5 13.2-18.2
Education
< High School 323 224 73.1 66.7-78.8 99 26.9 21.2-33.3
High School 453 362 81.7 76.7-85.8 91 18.3 14.2-23.3
> High School 800 739 95.0 92.9-96.5 61 5.0 3.5- 7.1
Marital Status
Married 969 860 91.0 88.7-92.9 109 9.0 7.1-11.3
Other 610 468 78.5 73.8-82.5 142 21.5 17.5-26.2
Income
14,999 or less 468 354 77.6 72.4-82.1 114 22.4 17.9-27.6
15,000-24,999 245 196 83.9 77.2-88.9 49 16.1 11.1-22.8
25,000-49,999 319 265 86.3 80.9-90.3 54 13.7 9.7-19.1
50,000 or more 420 401 96.1 93.1-97.8 19 3.9 2.2- 6.9
WIC recipient
No 797 722 92.8 90.2-94.7 75 7.2 5.3- 9.8
Yes 767 591 79.2 75.3-82.7 176 20.8 17.3-24.7
Medicaid recipient
No 724 677 95.8 93.8-97.2 47 4.2 2.8- 6.2
Yes 855 651 78.2 74.5-81.6 204 21.8 18.4-25.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 710 564 78.0 74.8-80.9 146 22.0 19.1-25.2
2500+ grams 869 764 86.8 84.3-89.0 105 13.2 11.0-15.7

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 28-31.

#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 11OCT06

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