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2008 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 309 131 44.5 38.2-51.0 103 33.2 27.3-39.6 75 22.3 17.4-28.2
Age
< 20 years 40 14 44.1 27.1-62.5 14 28.0 15.1-46.0 12 27.9 14.6-46.7
20-24 years 100 38 39.0 28.5-50.7 36 35.4 25.2-47.2 26 25.5 16.7-37.0
25-34 years 136 65 48.7 39.2-58.3 42 31.8 23.4-41.5 29 19.5 13.0-28.3
35+ years 33 14 44.2 26.8-63.2 11 38.4 22.0-57.9 8 17.4 7.4-35.8
Race
White 235 90 42.0 34.9-49.4 85 35.3 28.6-42.6 60 22.8 17.2-29.5
Black 64 35 52.2 37.5-66.5 16 28.0 16.5-43.4 13 19.8 10.4-34.6
Other 10 6 57.3 24.5-84.7 2 16.3 2.8-56.9 2 26.4 6.7-64.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 12 6 56.0 25.0-82.9 3 27.3 7.7-62.8 3 16.6 3.6-51.9
No 297 125 44.1 37.6-50.7 100 33.4 27.4-39.9 72 22.6 17.5-28.6
Education
< High School 85 21 31.1 20.8-43.8 32 34.7 24.0-47.2 32 34.2 23.6-46.7
High School 124 47 41.7 31.8-52.3 47 36.6 27.2-47.1 30 21.7 14.3-31.5
> High School 100 63 61.0 49.9-71.1 24 27.6 18.7-38.6 13 11.4 6.2-20.1
Marital Status
Married 136 64 49.8 40.3-59.3 39 28.1 20.4-37.4 33 22.1 15.1-31.2
Other 173 67 40.2 31.9-49.1 64 37.3 29.2-46.2 42 22.5 16.1-30.7
Income
14,999 or less 134 45 34.5 25.6-44.8 48 36.7 27.5-47.0 41 28.7 20.5-38.7
15,000-24,999 46 20 47.1 31.3-63.6 16 28.0 15.8-44.5 10 24.9 13.0-42.3
25,000-49,999 61 30 56.5 42.2-69.8 17 27.1 16.4-41.3 14 16.4 8.4-29.7
50,000 or more 52 31 55.2 40.4-69.1 13 30.4 18.4-45.9 8 14.3 6.8-27.6
WIC recipient
No 116 59 52.6 42.3-62.8 32 29.3 20.7-39.7 25 18.0 11.4-27.4
Yes 192 72 39.9 32.1-48.2 70 35.3 27.8-43.6 50 24.8 18.3-32.7
Medicaid recipient
No 81 42 52.2 40.3-63.8 19 23.9 15.2-35.5 20 23.9 15.0-35.9
Yes 228 89 41.6 34.2-49.3 84 36.7 29.6-44.4 55 21.7 16.1-28.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 120 42 34.4 26.6-43.2 42 35.8 27.8-44.7 36 29.8 22.4-38.4
2500+ grams 189 89 45.6 38.6-52.8 61 32.9 26.5-40.0 39 21.5 16.1-28.1

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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