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2008 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 1368 1059 77.7 75.0-80.1 309 22.3 19.9-25.0
Age
< 20 years 149 109 74.3 65.3-81.6 40 25.7 18.4-34.7
20-24 years 322 222 69.6 63.4-75.1 100 30.4 24.9-36.6
25-34 years 688 552 80.5 76.9-83.7 136 19.5 16.3-23.1
35+ years 209 176 83.8 77.4-88.7 33 16.2 11.3-22.6
Race
White 970 735 76.6 73.5-79.5 235 23.4 20.5-26.5
Black 330 266 80.4 74.7-85.1 64 19.6 14.9-25.3
Other 68 58 81.5 67.3-90.4 10 18.5 9.6-32.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 191 179 95.0 90.4-97.4 12 5.0 2.6- 9.6
No 1176 879 74.4 71.4-77.2 297 25.6 22.8-28.6
Education
< High School 267 182 69.1 62.4-75.1 85 30.9 24.9-37.6
High School 377 253 69.5 63.9-74.6 124 30.5 25.4-36.1
> High School 720 620 86.0 82.9-88.6 100 14.0 11.4-17.1
Marital Status
Married 830 694 83.1 79.9-85.8 136 16.9 14.2-20.1
Other 538 365 69.8 65.2-74.1 173 30.2 25.9-34.8
Income
14,999 or less 377 243 66.2 60.4-71.6 134 33.8 28.4-39.6
15,000-24,999 175 129 74.3 66.2-81.0 46 25.7 19.0-33.8
25,000-49,999 265 204 77.5 71.4-82.7 61 22.5 17.3-28.6
50,000 or more 442 390 87.1 83.1-90.2 52 12.9 9.8-16.9
WIC recipient
No 739 623 84.4 81.2-87.1 116 15.6 12.9-18.8
Yes 622 430 70.2 65.8-74.2 192 29.8 25.8-34.2
Medicaid recipient
No 639 558 86.5 83.2-89.2 81 13.5 10.8-16.8
Yes 729 501 70.3 66.4-74.0 228 29.7 26.0-33.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 449 329 71.7 67.4-75.7 120 28.3 24.3-32.6
2500+ grams 919 730 78.2 75.3-80.8 189 21.8 19.2-24.7

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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