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2007 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 1656 1259 77.1 74.4-79.5 397 22.9 20.5-25.6
Age
< 20 years 194 140 75.0 66.4-82.0 54 25.0 18.0-33.6
20-24 years 394 270 70.3 64.3-75.7 124 29.7 24.3-35.7
25-34 years 838 647 78.1 74.4-81.5 191 21.9 18.5-25.6
35+ years 230 202 88.0 81.7-92.4 28 12.0 7.6-18.3
Race
White 1143 863 77.0 73.8-79.8 280 23.0 20.2-26.2
Black 444 335 75.9 69.9-81.0 109 24.1 19.0-30.1
Other 69 61 85.5 71.0-93.5 8 14.5 6.5-29.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 209 203 96.6 92.3-98.6 6 3.4 1.4- 7.7
No 1444 1054 73.4 70.3-76.2 390 26.6 23.8-29.7
Education
< High School 329 220 72.5 66.1-78.2 109 27.5 21.8-33.9
High School 452 318 73.2 67.7-78.1 134 26.8 21.9-32.3
> High School 869 715 81.2 77.6-84.3 154 18.8 15.7-22.4
Marital Status
Married 1007 824 82.2 79.1-84.9 183 17.8 15.1-20.9
Other 649 435 69.9 65.1-74.3 214 30.1 25.7-34.9
Income
14,999 or less 443 280 67.4 61.5-72.8 163 32.6 27.2-38.5
15,000-24,999 256 187 74.3 66.8-80.6 69 25.7 19.4-33.2
25,000-49,999 305 238 78.1 71.7-83.4 67 21.9 16.6-28.3
50,000 or more 540 462 85.0 80.9-88.4 78 15.0 11.6-19.1
WIC recipient
No 943 769 82.0 78.7-84.9 174 18.0 15.1-21.3
Yes 700 482 71.1 66.6-75.2 218 28.9 24.8-33.4
Medicaid recipient
No 787 670 84.7 81.3-87.6 117 15.3 12.4-18.7
Yes 869 589 70.7 66.6-74.4 280 29.3 25.6-33.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 764 560 72.0 68.7-75.0 204 28.0 25.0-31.3
2500+ grams 892 699 77.5 74.6-80.2 193 22.5 19.8-25.4

*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.)

#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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