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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked 3 months Before Pregnancy

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1330 1002 78.1 75.1-80.8 328 21.9 19.2-24.9
Age
< 20 years 131 88 74.3 63.7-82.6 43 25.7 17.4-36.3
20-24 years 295 188 70.4 63.7-76.4 107 29.6 23.6-36.3
25-34 years 685 539 80.6 76.5-84.1 146 19.4 15.9-23.5
35+ years 219 187 85.0 77.4-90.4 32 15.0 9.6-22.6
Race
White 973 708 76.1 72.5-79.3 265 23.9 20.7-27.5
Black 281 227 82.9 76.4-87.9 54 17.1 12.1-23.6
Other 76 67 83.5 67.2-92.6 9 16.5 7.4-32.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 167 94.3 88.7-97.2 11 5.7 2.8-11.3
No 1152 835 74.9 71.5-77.9 317 25.1 22.1-28.5
Education
< High School 213 147 78.7 71.1-84.8 66 21.3 15.2-28.9
High School 398 269 68.9 62.7-74.5 129 31.1 25.5-37.3
> High School 717 584 83.3 79.7-86.3 133 16.7 13.7-20.3
Marital Status
Married 875 712 83.5 80.2-86.2 163 16.5 13.8-19.8
Other 455 290 70.1 64.4-75.2 165 29.9 24.8-35.6
Income
14,999 or less 349 220 68.1 61.5-74.2 129 31.9 25.8-38.5
15,000-24,999 173 123 77.7 68.9-84.5 50 22.3 15.5-31.1
25,000-49,999 259 192 75.3 68.2-81.3 67 24.7 18.7-31.8
50,000 or more 437 381 88.8 84.8-91.9 56 11.2 8.1-15.2
WIC recipient
No 751 619 84.7 81.2-87.7 132 15.3 12.3-18.8
Yes 574 378 70.4 65.5-75.0 196 29.6 25.0-34.5
Medicaid recipient
No 669 561 84.3 80.5-87.4 108 15.7 12.6-19.5
Yes 661 441 72.6 68.1-76.8 220 27.4 23.2-31.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 586 410 67.1 62.9-71.0 176 32.9 29.0-37.1
2500+ grams 744 592 79.0 75.8-81.9 152 21.0 18.1-24.2

*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.)

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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