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2007 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 396 138 38.0 32.0-44.4 141 36.2 30.2-42.6 117 25.8 20.6-31.8
Age
< 20 years 54 25 51.8 34.4-68.8 19 26.3 14.1-43.6 10 21.9 10.3-40.6
20-24 years 123 37 29.8 20.4-41.1 47 44.0 33.0-55.5 39 26.3 17.6-37.3
25-34 years 191 67 39.7 31.2-48.9 69 36.8 28.3-46.1 55 23.5 16.6-32.3
35+ years 28 9 39.0 19.4-62.9 6 14.5 4.5-37.7 13 46.5 25.3-69.1
Race
White 280 102 41.4 34.3-48.9 100 34.2 27.5-41.6 78 24.4 18.5-31.4
Black 108 32 27.7 17.5-40.8 40 44.2 31.7-57.5 36 28.1 18.0-41.1
Other 8 4 40.7 11.4-78.5 1 17.0 2.3-63.9 3 42.3 11.9-79.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 6 2 37.9 9.5-78.1 2 41.2 10.7-80.4 2 20.9 3.4-66.8
No 389 135 37.7 31.6-44.1 139 36.3 30.2-42.8 115 26.0 20.7-32.1
Education
< High School 108 23 24.5 15.1-37.4 38 33.9 23.0-46.9 47 41.5 29.6-54.5
High School 134 43 38.3 28.0-49.7 54 40.0 29.6-51.3 37 21.7 14.0-32.1
> High School 154 72 46.4 36.9-56.2 49 34.5 25.7-44.5 33 19.1 12.5-28.1
Marital Status
Married 182 74 46.7 38.0-55.7 64 32.5 24.7-41.4 44 20.8 14.5-29.0
Other 214 64 30.8 23.0-39.7 77 39.3 30.8-48.5 73 29.9 22.4-38.8
Income
14,999 or less 162 33 21.6 14.2-31.4 73 47.2 36.9-57.7 56 31.2 22.4-41.7
15,000-24,999 69 24 34.0 21.1-49.8 25 40.3 26.3-56.1 20 25.7 14.5-41.2
25,000-49,999 67 28 46.0 31.6-61.1 19 27.9 16.6-42.8 20 26.1 15.0-41.6
50,000 or more 78 45 62.1 48.5-74.1 17 18.4 10.1-31.3 16 19.5 10.9-32.3
WIC recipient
No 174 76 50.4 40.9-59.8 40 24.5 17.1-33.8 58 25.1 17.9-34.1
Yes 217 60 28.5 21.4-37.0 101 45.8 37.3-54.6 56 25.6 18.7-34.1
Medicaid recipient
No 117 58 55.4 44.2-66.1 25 17.4 10.5-27.5 34 27.2 18.4-38.3
Yes 279 80 30.4 23.7-38.0 116 44.5 36.9-52.3 83 25.2 19.0-32.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 203 59 28.8 23.1-35.2 73 36.2 30.0-42.8 71 35.0 28.9-41.7
2500+ grams 193 79 39.1 32.4-46.1 68 36.2 29.7-43.3 46 24.7 19.1-31.4

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 29-31 (Only asked of mothers that have smoked at least 100 cigarettes in the past 2 years.)

#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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