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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in the past 2 years?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1366 1035 75.7 72.9-78.2 331 24.3 21.8-27.1
Age
< 20 years 149 107 72.5 63.4-80.0 42 27.5 20.0-36.6
20-24 years 323 218 67.6 61.4-73.3 105 32.4 26.7-38.6
25-34 years 685 535 78.1 74.4-81.4 150 21.9 18.6-25.6
35+ years 209 175 83.1 76.6-88.1 34 16.9 11.9-23.4
Race
White 968 714 74.3 71.0-77.2 254 25.7 22.8-29.0
Black 331 265 79.6 73.8-84.4 66 20.4 15.6-26.2
Other 67 56 79.2 64.8-88.7 11 20.8 11.3-35.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 188 173 92.8 87.6-95.9 15 7.2 4.1-12.4
No 1177 861 72.4 69.4-75.3 316 27.6 24.7-30.6
Education
< High School 267 179 67.7 61.0-73.8 88 32.3 26.2-39.0
High School 376 246 67.1 61.4-72.4 130 32.9 27.6-38.6
> High School 720 607 83.9 80.6-86.7 113 16.1 13.3-19.4
Marital Status
Married 828 677 80.9 77.6-83.8 151 19.1 16.2-22.4
Other 538 358 68.1 63.4-72.5 180 31.9 27.5-36.6
Income
14,999 or less 379 239 64.2 58.4-69.7 140 35.8 30.3-41.6
15,000-24,999 174 127 73.5 65.4-80.3 47 26.5 19.7-34.6
25,000-49,999 265 200 75.5 69.2-80.9 65 24.5 19.1-30.8
50,000 or more 441 380 84.8 80.6-88.2 61 15.2 11.8-19.4
WIC recipient
No 738 607 81.9 78.6-84.9 131 18.1 15.1-21.4
Yes 622 423 68.7 64.3-72.7 199 31.3 27.3-35.7
Medicaid recipient
No 637 544 84.2 80.7-87.1 93 15.8 12.9-19.3
Yes 729 491 68.6 64.6-72.4 238 31.4 27.6-35.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 446 324 71.1 66.7-75.2 122 28.9 24.8-33.3
2500+ grams 920 711 76.0 73.1-78.8 209 24.0 21.2-26.9

#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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