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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

In the 3 months before you got pregnant, 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 411 20 5.1 2.9- 8.9 47 9.4 6.4-13.7 128 30.7 25.2-36.7 216 54.8 48.5-60.9
Age
< 20 years 55 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 7 7.8 2.6-20.8 15 26.0 13.6-43.9 32 65.9 48.2-80.1
20-24 years 125 8 7.9 3.5-16.9 17 12.9 7.0-22.4 36 26.4 17.7-37.4 64 52.9 41.5-63.9
25-34 years 202 9 4.5 1.9-10.6 21 8.7 4.9-15.2 65 31.2 23.6-40.0 107 55.5 46.5-64.1
35+ years 29 2 5.7 0.9-27.5 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1 12 55.9 33.8-75.9 13 37.4 19.1-60.2
Race
White 294 11 4.6 2.3- 9.1 38 10.3 6.7-15.5 103 33.3 26.9-40.5 142 51.7 44.4-58.9
Black 109 8 7.1 2.7-17.5 8 5.7 2.0-15.3 23 23.3 14.0-36.1 70 63.9 50.7-75.4
Other 8 1 1.4 0.2-10.1 1 17.0 2.3-63.9 2 22.3 3.8-67.8 4 59.3 21.5-88.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 10 0 0.0 . - . 2 25.4 6.4-63.0 0 0.0 . - . 8 74.6 37.0-93.6
No 400 20 5.3 3.0- 9.2 45 8.9 5.9-13.1 128 31.9 26.3-38.2 207 53.8 47.4-60.1
Education
< High School 113 7 9.7 4.2-20.6 17 9.2 4.4-18.2 31 24.7 15.6-36.8 58 56.4 43.9-68.2
High School 136 4 4.4 1.5-12.3 17 12.5 6.9-21.7 44 24.5 16.4-35.0 71 58.6 47.4-68.9
> High School 162 9 2.8 1.0- 7.9 13 7.0 3.4-13.9 53 39.5 30.5-49.2 87 50.7 41.2-60.1
Marital Status
Married 192 8 4.0 1.6- 9.4 27 12.3 7.6-19.4 64 32.7 25.1-41.4 93 50.9 42.3-59.6
Other 219 12 6.1 3.0-12.2 20 7.0 3.7-12.8 64 29.0 21.6-37.7 123 58.0 49.0-66.4
Income
14,999 or less 164 10 6.9 3.1-14.6 21 14.8 8.8-23.8 43 20.1 13.1-29.5 90 58.2 47.7-68.0
15,000-24,999 72 4 8.6 2.9-22.9 13 5.8 2.3-13.8 30 54.1 39.0-68.5 25 31.5 19.2-47.0
25,000-49,999 70 2 0.5 0.1- 1.8 5 7.5 2.6-19.7 27 34.8 22.4-49.7 36 57.3 42.5-70.9
50,000 or more 82 3 2.1 0.4-10.0 7 7.1 2.6-17.9 23 32.1 21.2-45.3 49 58.8 45.6-70.8
WIC recipient
No 181 8 2.5 0.8- 7.4 19 9.3 5.1-16.3 55 32.8 24.7-42.0 99 55.4 46.1-64.3
Yes 225 11 7.2 3.7-13.4 28 9.7 5.8-15.7 72 28.7 21.6-36.9 114 54.5 45.9-62.8
Medicaid recipient
No 125 3 1.3 0.3- 6.7 10 6.3 2.7-14.0 35 30.1 21.2-40.8 77 62.2 51.4-72.0
Yes 286 17 6.9 3.8-12.2 37 10.9 7.0-16.4 93 30.9 24.3-38.5 139 51.3 43.6-58.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 209 10 4.2 2.3- 7.5 29 14.0 10.0-19.2 65 31.7 25.8-38.2 105 50.1 43.6-56.7
2500+ grams 202 10 5.2 2.8- 9.5 18 8.9 5.7-13.7 63 30.6 24.6-37.3 111 55.3 48.3-62.0

*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? (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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