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2006 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 1336 979 76.2 73.2-79.0 357 23.8 21.0-26.8
Age
< 20 years 133 87 71.2 60.4-80.1 46 28.8 19.9-39.6
20-24 years 294 183 69.2 62.4-75.2 111 30.8 24.8-37.6
25-34 years 688 525 78.9 74.8-82.5 163 21.1 17.5-25.2
35+ years 221 184 82.7 74.9-88.5 37 17.3 11.5-25.1
Race
White 977 693 75.0 71.5-78.2 284 25.0 21.8-28.5
Black 282 219 78.4 71.4-84.1 63 21.6 15.9-28.6
Other 77 67 83.2 67.1-92.3 10 16.8 7.7-32.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 163 93.4 87.8-96.6 14 6.6 3.4-12.2
No 1159 816 72.8 69.4-76.0 343 27.2 24.0-30.6
Education
< High School 215 146 76.8 68.9-83.2 69 23.2 16.8-31.1
High School 399 259 67.2 61.0-72.9 140 32.8 27.1-39.0
> High School 720 572 81.3 77.6-84.5 148 18.7 15.5-22.4
Marital Status
Married 880 700 81.8 78.5-84.7 180 18.2 15.3-21.5
Other 456 279 67.9 62.2-73.2 177 32.1 26.8-37.8
Income
14,999 or less 352 215 65.8 59.1-72.0 137 34.2 28.0-40.9
15,000-24,999 174 118 76.5 67.9-83.5 56 23.5 16.5-32.1
25,000-49,999 261 186 72.2 65.0-78.5 75 27.8 21.5-35.0
50,000 or more 438 377 87.5 83.3-90.8 61 12.5 9.2-16.7
WIC recipient
No 753 607 82.9 79.2-86.0 146 17.1 14.0-20.8
Yes 578 367 68.6 63.6-73.2 211 31.4 26.8-36.4
Medicaid recipient
No 671 553 83.0 79.1-86.2 118 17.0 13.8-20.9
Yes 665 426 70.3 65.7-74.6 239 29.7 25.4-34.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 590 398 64.6 60.4-68.5 192 35.4 31.5-39.6
2500+ grams 746 581 77.2 73.9-80.2 165 22.8 19.8-26.1

~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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