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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
More than 11 cigarettes 6-10 cigarettes Up to 5 None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 456 23 3.9 2.2- 6.8 43 7.8 5.1-11.8 143 32.9 27.5-38.8 247 55.4 49.4-61.3
Age
< 20 years 66 2 3.5 0.6-18.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 19 28.1 16.2-44.1 42 67.3 51.2-80.2
20-24 years 175 11 3.2 1.2- 8.2 14 6.6 3.1-13.4 46 31.0 22.6-40.8 104 59.2 49.3-68.4
25-34 years 183 9 4.4 1.8-10.2 21 8.8 4.8-15.8 65 37.8 29.3-47.2 88 48.9 39.7-58.2
35+ years 32 1 5.5 0.8-30.1 5 25.7 9.6-53.1 13 25.2 11.2-47.3 13 43.6 23.5-66.1
Race
White 338 13 2.6 1.2- 5.7 32 7.9 4.9-12.5 126 38.1 31.7-45.0 167 51.4 44.5-58.2
Black 106 9 8.5 3.5-18.9 10 8.0 3.2-19.0 14 16.1 8.6-28.1 73 67.4 54.1-78.3
Other 12 1 2.1 0.3-14.1 1 2.1 0.3-14.1 3 19.6 3.8-59.8 7 76.2 39.1-94.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 1 10.3 1.5-47.2 3 21.6 5.9-54.7 14 67.1 36.2-88.0
No 437 22 4.0 2.2- 7.1 42 7.7 5.0-11.7 140 33.5 27.9-39.5 233 54.8 48.7-60.9
Education
< High School 134 9 5.9 2.3-14.3 15 12.4 6.5-22.4 46 36.3 26.2-47.8 64 45.4 34.4-56.8
High School 166 7 1.5 0.5- 4.9 17 7.5 3.8-14.2 51 31.7 23.4-41.3 91 59.3 49.6-68.3
> High School 155 7 5.1 2.1-12.1 11 3.6 1.4- 9.2 46 31.6 22.9-41.8 91 59.7 49.4-69.2
Marital Status
Married 219 10 3.6 1.6- 8.2 20 5.3 2.7-10.0 74 35.5 28.0-43.8 115 55.6 47.2-63.6
Other 237 13 4.1 1.8- 8.9 23 10.0 5.8-16.5 69 30.7 23.3-39.1 132 55.3 46.7-63.6
Income
14,999 or less 184 11 4.0 1.6- 9.6 16 7.5 3.8-14.3 58 30.0 22.2-39.3 99 58.5 49.0-67.4
15,000-24,999 90 4 2.5 0.6-10.3 7 9.3 3.7-21.3 26 34.6 22.9-48.6 53 53.5 40.0-66.6
25,000-49,999 93 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 8 7.8 3.0-19.0 32 32.6 21.7-45.9 51 59.2 45.9-71.2
50,000 or more 58 5 9.2 3.2-23.5 7 5.0 1.5-15.4 17 36.5 22.5-53.1 29 49.3 33.6-65.2
WIC recipient
No 167 6 3.6 1.3- 9.4 18 5.5 2.6-11.5 54 34.7 25.7-44.8 89 56.2 46.2-65.9
Yes 288 17 4.0 2.0- 8.1 25 9.0 5.4-14.5 89 32.2 25.6-39.5 157 54.8 47.2-62.1
Medicaid recipient
No 127 9 6.7 2.9-15.0 11 3.2 1.2- 8.3 32 25.1 16.5-36.2 75 65.0 53.6-74.8
Yes 329 14 3.0 1.3- 6.4 32 9.3 5.9-14.3 111 35.4 29.0-42.4 172 52.4 45.3-59.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 236 15 6.2 3.8- 9.9 28 11.7 8.2-16.2 69 29.6 24.2-35.7 124 52.5 46.2-58.7
2500+ grams 220 8 3.6 1.8- 7.1 15 7.4 4.5-11.9 74 33.3 27.3-39.8 123 55.8 49.1-62.3

**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.

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