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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

How many cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now?

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 457 7 1.2 0.4- 3.7 30 6.0 3.6- 9.7 107 22.7 18.1-28.1 313 70.1 64.3-75.3
Age
< 20 years 66 0 0.0 . - . 5 10.3 3.6-26.0 18 30.1 17.7-46.3 43 59.6 43.3-73.9
20-24 years 176 3 2.6 0.7- 9.2 8 2.0 0.6- 6.7 35 19.2 12.7-27.9 130 76.3 67.1-83.5
25-34 years 182 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 13 6.6 3.1-13.4 45 22.3 15.5-30.9 120 70.8 61.6-78.5
35+ years 33 0 0.0 . - . 4 16.8 5.0-43.4 9 29.8 13.2-54.1 20 53.4 31.4-74.2
Race
White 337 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5 23 6.0 3.3-10.4 96 27.2 21.5-33.7 214 66.7 59.9-72.9
Black 107 3 4.5 1.2-15.6 6 6.6 2.4-17.1 6 6.6 2.4-17.1 92 82.3 69.6-90.4
Other 13 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.8 0.2-12.1 5 33.3 10.3-68.6 7 64.9 30.3-88.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 10.3 1.5-47.2 17 88.7 54.0-98.1
No 438 6 1.2 0.3- 3.9 30 6.3 3.8-10.2 106 23.3 18.6-28.9 296 69.2 63.3-74.6
Education
< High School 136 3 3.4 0.9-11.9 16 13.9 7.6-24.1 37 33.4 23.7-44.7 80 49.3 38.2-60.5
High School 165 0 0.0 . - . 10 3.3 1.2- 8.9 43 20.3 13.7-28.9 112 76.4 67.5-83.5
> High School 155 4 0.5 0.2- 1.2 4 1.7 0.4- 7.1 27 15.4 9.4-24.2 120 82.5 73.5-88.9
Marital Status
Married 220 5 0.4 0.2- 0.9 10 1.6 0.6- 4.4 58 26.1 19.5-34.0 147 71.9 63.9-78.6
Other 237 2 1.8 0.5- 6.9 20 9.7 5.6-16.3 49 19.8 13.8-27.6 166 68.7 60.1-76.1
Income
14,999 or less 183 2 1.3 0.2- 7.3 11 7.0 3.3-14.0 46 25.3 18.0-34.3 124 66.4 57.0-74.8
15,000-24,999 90 0 0.0 . - . 6 6.0 1.9-17.4 22 22.1 12.8-35.3 62 72.0 58.2-82.5
25,000-49,999 93 2 2.6 0.4-14.6 6 5.8 1.8-17.0 23 20.1 11.7-32.5 62 71.5 58.2-81.9
50,000 or more 60 3 0.8 0.3- 2.5 1 0.3 0.1- 2.3 9 19.0 9.2-35.1 47 79.9 64.0-89.8
WIC recipient
No 166 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 11 3.8 1.5- 9.6 33 18.3 11.7-27.4 119 77.6 68.2-84.8
Yes 286 4 1.6 0.4- 5.6 19 7.2 4.0-12.5 74 25.4 19.5-32.4 189 65.8 58.3-72.6
Medicaid recipient
No 129 4 0.6 0.2- 1.4 5 0.9 0.4- 2.1 23 11.6 6.3-20.2 97 87.0 78.5-92.4
Yes 328 3 1.4 0.4- 4.9 25 7.6 4.6-12.5 84 26.3 20.6-32.9 216 64.7 57.7-71.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 236 5 1.7 0.7- 4.0 19 8.5 5.6-12.9 57 24.3 19.3-30.1 155 65.5 59.3-71.2
2500+ grams 221 2 1.1 0.3- 4.2 11 5.7 3.2-10.0 50 22.5 17.5-28.6 158 70.7 64.2-76.4

**Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 31. 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 08JUN07

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