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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?

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 356 0 0.0 . - . 11 3.2 1.6- 6.5 39 10.3 6.7-15.5 306 86.5 81.0-90.6
Age
< 20 years 46 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.7 0.7-18.7 5 7.6 1.7-28.5 39 88.6 69.2-96.4
20-24 years 114 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.2 0.8-11.7 12 6.8 2.6-16.3 100 90.1 79.9-95.4
25-34 years 161 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.3 1.1- 9.4 16 11.7 6.3-20.5 141 85.0 75.8-91.1
35+ years 35 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.2 0.7- 6.7 6 19.0 7.6-40.1 26 78.8 58.3-90.8
Race
White 283 0 0.0 . - . 10 4.2 2.0- 8.6 32 11.6 7.3-17.9 241 84.2 77.5-89.2
Black 63 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.6 0.5- 4.4 59 98.4 95.6-99.5
Other 10 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.8 0.2-12.6 3 35.3 9.1-74.7 6 62.9 24.6-89.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 16 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 16 100 . - .
No 340 0 0.0 . - . 11 3.4 1.6- 6.8 39 10.8 7.0-16.2 290 85.8 80.1-90.1
Education
< High School 69 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.4 0.8-13.2 10 15.5 6.6-32.3 55 81.0 64.5-90.9
High School 140 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.6 1.2-10.3 17 11.2 5.8-20.6 119 85.2 75.4-91.5
> High School 147 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.6 0.7- 9.1 12 6.7 3.2-13.4 132 90.7 83.1-95.0
Marital Status
Married 176 0 0.0 . - . 7 4.7 1.9-11.0 18 10.8 6.2-18.1 151 84.6 76.4-90.2
Other 180 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.0 0.6- 6.6 21 9.9 5.2-18.1 155 88.1 79.8-93.3
Income
14,999 or less 136 0 0.0 . - . 7 6.2 2.7-13.5 15 11.7 5.9-21.9 114 82.1 71.6-89.3
15,000-24,999 55 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 3.3 1.4- 8.0 49 96.7 92.0-98.6
25,000-49,999 72 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.8 0.6-12.6 12 18.0 9.1-32.4 57 79.2 64.8-88.8
50,000 or more 64 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.0 0.5-15.0 62 97.0 85.0-99.5
WIC recipient
No 143 0 0.0 . - . 6 3.3 1.1- 9.6 13 11.6 5.8-21.8 124 85.1 74.8-91.7
Yes 209 0 0.0 . - . 5 3.2 1.3- 8.1 26 9.9 5.7-16.6 178 86.9 79.7-91.8
Medicaid recipient
No 118 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.6 0.3- 8.9 6 5.8 2.3-13.8 110 92.6 84.2-96.7
Yes 238 0 0.0 . - . 9 4.0 1.8- 8.6 33 12.5 7.7-19.7 196 83.5 76.0-89.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 188 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.8 1.2- 6.4 23 12.7 8.6-18.5 160 84.5 78.5-89.1
2500+ grams 168 0 0.0 . - . 6 3.3 1.5- 7.1 16 10.0 6.1-16.0 146 86.8 80.4-91.3

**Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 30. In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?

~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.

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