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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in the past 2 years?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1014 741 75.9 72.4-79.0 273 24.1 21.0-27.6
Age
< 20 years 97 67 75.6 63.3-84.8 30 24.4 15.2-36.7
20-24 years 252 153 62.6 54.6-70.0 99 37.4 30.0-45.4
25-34 years 509 395 80.6 76.0-84.5 114 19.4 15.5-24.0
35+ years 156 126 82.5 73.5-88.9 30 17.5 11.1-26.5
Race
White 727 520 74.6 70.5-78.3 207 25.4 21.7-29.5
Black 248 189 78.8 70.9-85.0 59 21.2 15.0-29.1
Other 39 32 85.6 66.6-94.7 7 14.4 5.3-33.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 129 118 94.3 87.4-97.5 11 5.7 2.5-12.6
No 885 623 72.3 68.4-75.9 262 27.7 24.1-31.6
Education
< High School 200 138 73.7 65.6-80.5 62 26.3 19.5-34.4
High School 289 186 66.9 59.3-73.7 103 33.1 26.3-40.7
> High School 523 417 81.7 77.3-85.5 106 18.3 14.5-22.7
Marital Status
Married 643 508 80.4 76.4-83.8 135 19.6 16.2-23.6
Other 371 233 68.0 61.4-73.9 138 32.0 26.1-38.6
Income
14,999 or less 295 180 64.3 56.9-71.1 115 35.7 28.9-43.1
15,000-24,999 156 104 77.7 68.6-84.8 52 22.3 15.2-31.4
25,000-49,999 178 132 76.7 68.4-83.3 46 23.3 16.7-31.6
50,000 or more 292 257 87.1 81.7-91.1 35 12.9 8.9-18.3
WIC recipient
No 552 439 81.6 77.4-85.2 113 18.4 14.8-22.6
Yes 455 298 68.6 62.8-73.9 157 31.4 26.1-37.2
Medicaid recipient
No 470 399 85.8 81.6-89.2 71 14.2 10.8-18.4
Yes 544 342 67.1 61.8-72.0 202 32.9 28.0-38.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 460 312 67.2 62.8-71.4 148 32.8 28.6-37.2
2500+ grams 554 429 76.6 72.8-80.0 125 23.4 20.0-27.2

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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