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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked Last 3 months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1371 1192 87.5 85.4-89.4 179 12.5 10.6-14.6
Age
< 20 years 149 123 85.6 78.1-90.9 26 14.4 9.1-21.9
20-24 years 322 260 81.5 75.9-86.0 62 18.5 14.0-24.1
25-34 years 691 619 89.9 86.9-92.2 72 10.1 7.8-13.1
35+ years 209 190 91.0 85.5-94.5 19 9.0 5.5-14.5
Race
White 972 826 86.3 83.7-88.6 146 13.7 11.4-16.3
Black 331 302 90.6 85.9-93.9 29 9.4 6.1-14.1
Other 68 64 92.1 79.1-97.3 4 7.9 2.7-20.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 191 185 97.8 94.2-99.2 6 2.2 0.8- 5.8
No 1179 1006 85.6 83.1-87.8 173 14.4 12.2-16.9
Education
< High School 267 203 78.8 72.6-83.8 64 21.2 16.2-27.4
High School 378 301 82.3 77.5-86.2 77 17.7 13.8-22.5
> High School 722 684 94.3 92.1-96.0 38 5.7 4.0- 7.9
Marital Status
Married 830 758 91.5 89.0-93.5 72 8.5 6.5-11.0
Other 541 434 81.8 77.8-85.3 107 18.2 14.7-22.2
Income
14,999 or less 379 289 77.7 72.4-82.2 90 22.3 17.8-27.6
15,000-24,999 176 150 86.4 79.5-91.2 26 13.6 8.8-20.5
25,000-49,999 265 234 90.2 85.5-93.6 31 9.8 6.4-14.5
50,000 or more 442 421 94.2 91.1-96.3 21 5.8 3.7- 8.9
WIC recipient
No 740 683 92.6 90.1-94.5 57 7.4 5.5- 9.9
Yes 623 502 81.9 78.1-85.1 121 18.1 14.9-21.9
Medicaid recipient
No 639 600 93.5 91.0-95.4 39 6.5 4.6- 9.0
Yes 732 592 82.6 79.1-85.5 140 17.4 14.5-20.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 450 372 81.5 77.6-84.9 78 18.5 15.1-22.4
2500+ grams 921 820 88.1 85.7-90.1 101 11.9 9.9-14.3

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 30: In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, 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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