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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Change in Smoking: from 3 months Before to last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Smoker who quit # cigarettes reduced # cigarettes same/more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 435 175 45.1 39.0-51.3 163 32.8 27.3-38.8 97 22.1 17.3-27.7
Age
< 20 years 65 25 42.5 27.7-58.7 22 22.9 12.4-38.3 18 34.7 21.1-51.3
20-24 years 168 75 49.7 39.8-59.6 62 31.7 23.2-41.6 31 18.6 12.0-27.8
25-34 years 171 68 43.4 34.2-53.1 60 35.1 26.5-44.8 43 21.6 14.6-30.6
35+ years 31 7 33.1 15.0-58.0 19 52.4 29.8-74.1 5 14.5 4.5-38.0
Race
White 321 129 45.5 38.6-52.6 123 34.6 28.2-41.6 69 19.9 14.8-26.2
Black 103 43 43.8 31.4-57.2 35 28.6 18.5-41.4 25 27.6 17.2-41.1
Other 11 3 44.9 13.4-81.2 5 12.3 3.9-32.8 3 42.8 12.4-79.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 9 43.1 18.8-71.3 6 43.2 18.6-71.7 4 13.7 3.0-44.8
No 416 166 45.2 39.0-51.5 157 32.3 26.7-38.4 93 22.5 17.6-28.3
Education
< High School 132 29 21.8 13.7-32.8 57 37.7 27.4-49.1 46 40.6 29.9-52.2
High School 158 64 48.9 39.1-58.8 62 35.3 26.5-45.2 32 15.8 9.9-24.4
> High School 144 81 64.7 54.0-74.1 44 24.4 16.5-34.6 19 10.9 5.9-19.2
Marital Status
Married 206 93 51.4 42.8-59.8 70 31.2 23.8-39.6 43 17.5 12.0-24.8
Other 229 82 39.9 31.7-48.7 93 34.2 26.5-42.9 54 25.9 18.9-34.4
Income
14,999 or less 175 56 36.4 27.6-46.2 77 37.4 28.6-47.1 42 26.2 18.4-35.8
15,000-24,999 88 37 50.5 37.0-63.9 31 30.8 19.7-44.7 20 18.7 10.3-31.4
25,000-49,999 90 35 44.1 31.4-57.5 37 34.3 22.9-47.8 18 21.7 12.3-35.2
50,000 or more 52 32 64.1 46.7-78.4 13 25.5 13.5-43.0 7 10.4 3.9-25.1
WIC recipient
No 159 83 58.5 48.1-68.2 49 24.6 16.9-34.5 27 16.8 10.3-26.2
Yes 276 92 38.4 31.2-46.1 114 36.9 29.9-44.6 70 24.7 18.6-31.9
Medicaid recipient
No 120 71 68.3 56.7-77.9 32 23.2 14.8-34.5 17 8.5 4.1-16.6
Yes 315 104 37.9 31.1-45.1 131 35.8 29.3-43.0 80 26.3 20.4-33.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 226 74 31.0 25.5-37.1 98 43.0 36.9-49.4 54 26.0 20.6-32.2
2500+ grams 209 101 46.7 40.0-53.6 65 31.7 25.6-38.4 43 21.6 16.4-27.9

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 28,29.

#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 02OCT06

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