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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Among Smokers, Continuous Smoking Before, During, After Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1382 1209 88.1 86.0-90.0 173 11.9 10.0-14.0
Age
< 20 years 150 125 86.0 78.5-91.1 25 14.0 8.9-21.5
20-24 years 326 264 81.7 76.3-86.2 62 18.3 13.8-23.7
25-34 years 695 628 90.8 88.0-93.0 67 9.2 7.0-12.0
35+ years 211 192 91.0 85.6-94.5 19 9.0 5.5-14.4
Race
White 976 836 87.1 84.5-89.3 140 12.9 10.7-15.5
Black 337 308 90.8 86.1-94.0 29 9.2 6.0-13.9
Other 69 65 92.2 79.4-97.3 4 7.8 2.7-20.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 195 189 97.8 94.4-99.2 6 2.2 0.8- 5.6
No 1186 1019 86.3 83.8-88.4 167 13.7 11.6-16.2
Education
< High School 272 210 79.8 73.9-84.7 62 20.2 15.3-26.1
High School 380 306 83.2 78.4-87.0 74 16.8 13.0-21.6
> High School 726 689 94.6 92.3-96.2 37 5.4 3.8- 7.7
Marital Status
Married 835 765 91.8 89.3-93.7 70 8.2 6.3-10.7
Other 547 444 82.9 78.9-86.2 103 17.1 13.8-21.1
Income
14,999 or less 385 298 78.9 73.7-83.3 87 21.1 16.7-26.3
15,000-24,999 177 153 88.0 81.4-92.5 24 12.0 7.5-18.6
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 744 688 92.9 90.5-94.7 56 7.1 5.3- 9.5
Yes 627 511 82.7 79.1-85.9 116 17.3 14.1-20.9
Medicaid recipient
No 641 602 93.6 91.0-95.4 39 6.4 4.6- 9.0
Yes 741 607 83.6 80.3-86.5 134 16.4 13.5-19.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 454 378 82.1 78.3-85.4 76 17.9 14.6-21.7
2500+ grams 928 831 88.6 86.3-90.6 97 11.4 9.4-13.7

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 29-31.

#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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