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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
More than 11 cigarettes 6-10 cigarettes Up to 5 None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 336 5 1.3 0.5- 3.6 11 2.0 0.9- 4.3 40 9.5 6.5-13.6 280 87.2 82.7-90.7
Age
< 20 years 42 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 6 9.4 3.4-23.4 34 89.4 75.9-95.8
20-24 years 104 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 3 2.2 0.5- 9.2 13 10.5 5.3-19.6 87 87.1 77.6-92.9
25-34 years 156 3 2.5 0.8- 7.5 5 1.6 0.5- 5.0 17 9.5 5.4-16.1 131 86.4 79.2-91.4
35+ years 34 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.9 0.9-22.6 4 6.1 1.7-19.1 28 89.0 73.1-96.0
Race
White 258 4 1.6 0.5- 4.5 8 2.2 0.9- 5.3 39 12.0 8.2-17.2 207 84.2 78.6-88.6
Black 66 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 3 1.4 0.4- 4.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 61 97.7 94.6-99.1
Other 12 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 12 100 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 2 9.9 1.8-40.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 15 88.6 60.5-97.5
No 318 3 0.9 0.2- 3.1 11 2.1 1.0- 4.5 39 9.9 6.7-14.2 265 87.2 82.5-90.7
Education
< High School 88 3 1.9 0.4- 8.1 6 3.2 1.1- 9.5 11 8.9 4.1-18.1 68 86.0 76.2-92.2
High School 132 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.6 0.8- 8.1 21 12.2 7.1-20.1 107 85.2 76.9-90.9
> High School 115 2 2.3 0.6- 8.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 8 6.9 3.3-14.0 104 90.6 82.9-95.0
Marital Status
Married 153 4 1.9 0.6- 6.2 4 2.3 0.7- 7.4 20 11.5 6.9-18.7 125 84.3 76.6-89.8
Other 183 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 7 1.7 0.7- 4.5 20 7.7 4.4-13.1 155 89.8 84.0-93.6
Income
14,999 or less 140 3 1.4 0.3- 6.0 5 1.1 0.4- 2.5 21 12.4 7.4-20.2 111 85.2 77.3-90.6
15,000-24,999 49 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.1 1.5-21.2 3 1.5 0.5- 4.5 44 92.5 78.9-97.6
25,000-49,999 65 1 2.1 0.3-13.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 12 15.4 7.8-28.1 50 81.7 68.8-90.0
50,000 or more 62 1 1.8 0.3-11.6 1 2.1 0.3-13.3 4 6.5 2.2-17.7 56 89.6 77.8-95.5
WIC recipient
No 133 2 2.0 0.5- 7.5 2 1.2 0.2- 6.4 15 8.4 4.4-15.4 114 88.4 80.8-93.3
Yes 200 3 0.9 0.2- 3.9 9 2.5 1.0- 5.9 25 10.2 6.4-15.9 163 86.4 80.3-90.9
Medicaid recipient
No 95 3 4.0 1.3-11.6 2 3.1 0.8-11.6 12 9.6 4.8-18.3 78 83.2 73.1-90.1
Yes 241 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7 9 1.5 0.6- 3.5 28 9.4 6.0-14.5 202 88.9 83.7-92.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 126 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1 8 6.8 3.5-12.8 22 17.3 11.7-24.8 94 74.6 66.3-81.3
2500+ grams 210 3 1.3 0.4- 3.9 3 1.5 0.5- 4.5 18 8.6 5.5-13.3 186 88.6 83.6-92.3

*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?

#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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