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2007 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 1658 1245 76.0 73.2-78.5 413 24.0 21.5-26.8
Age
< 20 years 196 139 73.9 65.2-81.0 57 26.1 19.0-34.8
20-24 years 393 269 69.5 63.5-75.0 124 30.5 25.0-36.5
25-34 years 839 636 76.7 72.9-80.2 203 23.3 19.8-27.1
35+ years 230 201 87.4 80.9-91.9 29 12.6 8.1-19.1
Race
White 1146 849 75.4 72.2-78.4 297 24.6 21.6-27.8
Black 443 335 75.9 69.9-81.0 108 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 208 199 95.0 90.1-97.6 9 5.0 2.4- 9.9
No 1447 1044 72.4 69.3-75.3 403 27.6 24.7-30.7
Education
< High School 326 216 71.2 64.7-77.0 110 28.8 23.0-35.3
High School 455 316 72.1 66.6-77.1 139 27.9 22.9-33.4
> High School 871 707 80.1 76.5-83.3 164 19.9 16.7-23.5
Marital Status
Married 1008 815 81.1 78.0-83.9 193 18.9 16.1-22.0
Other 650 430 68.7 63.8-73.1 220 31.3 26.9-36.2
Income
14,999 or less 442 279 66.9 61.0-72.4 163 33.1 27.6-39.0
15,000-24,999 258 184 73.0 65.5-79.4 74 27.0 20.6-34.5
25,000-49,999 305 235 77.1 70.7-82.6 70 22.9 17.4-29.3
50,000 or more 542 458 83.5 79.3-87.0 84 16.5 13.0-20.7
WIC recipient
No 945 762 80.6 77.2-83.6 183 19.4 16.4-22.8
Yes 700 475 70.3 65.8-74.4 225 29.7 25.6-34.2
Medicaid recipient
No 789 662 83.0 79.5-86.1 127 17.0 13.9-20.5
Yes 869 583 70.0 65.9-73.7 286 30.0 26.3-34.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 764 555 71.3 68.0-74.4 209 28.7 25.6-32.0
2500+ grams 894 690 76.4 73.4-79.1 204 23.6 20.9-26.6

#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 09JUN09

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