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2006 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 325 130 41.3 34.4-48.6 120 36.2 29.5-43.4 75 22.5 16.8-29.5
Age
< 20 years 43 13 37.9 20.1-59.7 15 28.8 14.7-48.9 15 33.3 16.4-56.0
20-24 years 107 49 53.7 41.3-65.7 37 30.0 20.1-42.3 21 16.2 9.0-27.5
25-34 years 144 59 36.9 27.3-47.6 55 40.1 29.9-51.1 30 23.1 14.7-34.2
35+ years 31 9 25.7 10.7-49.9 13 49.7 27.7-71.8 9 24.6 10.6-47.2
Race
White 263 106 40.2 32.7-48.3 99 37.2 29.8-45.3 58 22.6 16.2-30.5
Black 53 23 51.4 33.7-68.7 17 30.2 16.5-48.7 13 18.4 8.1-36.3
Other 9 1 14.3 1.9-59.3 4 43.9 12.3-81.4 4 41.8 11.3-80.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 11 7 73.2 37.9-92.4 3 14.5 3.0-48.5 1 12.4 1.7-53.6
No 314 123 39.9 32.9-47.3 117 37.2 30.3-44.6 74 23.0 17.1-30.2
Education
< High School 66 14 33.3 18.5-52.2 26 21.4 11.4-36.4 26 45.4 28.8-63.1
High School 128 47 33.0 23.4-44.2 53 45.5 34.4-57.2 28 21.5 13.2-33.0
> High School 131 69 54.8 43.9-65.3 41 33.2 23.8-44.0 21 12.0 6.6-20.9
Marital Status
Married 160 74 47.4 37.6-57.3 51 31.7 23.3-41.4 35 21.0 13.9-30.3
Other 165 56 36.5 27.1-46.9 69 39.8 30.1-50.3 40 23.8 15.6-34.4
Income
14,999 or less 128 35 28.2 18.9-40.0 56 39.4 28.6-51.3 37 32.4 22.0-44.8
15,000-24,999 50 22 51.8 32.9-70.2 18 36.9 20.6-56.8 10 11.4 3.4-31.7
25,000-49,999 65 28 40.3 26.5-55.8 20 34.3 21.3-50.2 17 25.4 14.1-41.3
50,000 or more 56 34 64.1 47.2-78.1 18 28.6 16.2-45.3 4 7.3 2.0-22.8
WIC recipient
No 131 64 53.1 41.7-64.1 42 26.6 18.0-37.5 25 20.3 12.3-31.6
Yes 194 66 34.6 26.3-44.0 78 41.6 32.7-51.1 50 23.8 16.4-33.1
Medicaid recipient
No 107 59 55.4 43.3-67.0 31 27.5 18.1-39.5 17 17.1 9.7-28.2
Yes 218 71 34.3 26.3-43.4 89 40.5 31.9-49.6 58 25.2 17.8-34.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 174 63 33.9 27.1-41.5 65 38.8 31.6-46.6 46 27.2 20.9-34.6
2500+ grams 151 67 42.3 34.5-50.6 55 35.8 28.3-44.0 29 21.9 15.5-29.9

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 29-31.

~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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