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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Have you smoked any cigarettes in the past 2 years?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1162 792 68.0 64.8-71.1 370 32.0 28.9-35.2
Age
< 20 years 119 72 61.1 50.2-71.0 47 38.9 29.0-49.8
20-24 years 266 153 59.9 52.9-66.5 113 40.1 33.5-47.1
25-34 years 597 424 70.6 66.2-74.6 173 29.4 25.4-33.8
35+ years 180 143 79.0 71.2-85.2 37 21.0 14.8-28.8
Race
White 839 569 65.9 62.2-69.5 270 34.1 30.5-37.8
Black 270 185 73.3 66.2-79.4 85 26.7 20.6-33.8
Other 53 38 73.8 58.1-85.2 15 26.2 14.8-41.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 130 88.3 80.9-93.1 16 11.7 6.9-19.1
No 1016 662 64.3 60.7-67.7 354 35.7 32.3-39.3
Education
< High School 198 112 58.2 49.8-66.2 86 41.8 33.8-50.2
High School 320 185 60.8 54.4-66.7 135 39.2 33.3-45.6
> High School 640 494 76.1 72.1-79.7 146 23.9 20.3-27.9
Marital Status
Married 714 542 74.4 70.6-77.9 172 25.6 22.1-29.4
Other 448 250 59.3 53.8-64.6 198 40.7 35.4-46.2
Income
14,999 or less 212 110 56.9 48.7-64.8 102 43.1 35.2-51.3
15,000-24,999 272 168 64.3 57.6-70.4 104 35.7 29.6-42.4
25,000-49,999 236 156 65.3 57.8-72.0 80 34.7 28.0-42.2
50,000 or more 379 311 79.8 74.7-84.1 68 20.2 15.9-25.3
WIC recipient
No 619 467 73.8 69.6-77.7 152 26.2 22.3-30.4
Yes 541 323 62.1 57.1-66.8 218 37.9 33.2-42.9
Medicaid recipient
No 577 450 76.8 72.7-80.5 127 23.2 19.5-27.3
Yes 585 342 60.5 55.7-65.1 243 39.5 34.9-44.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 397 259 62.8 57.9-67.5 138 37.2 32.5-42.1
2500+ grams 765 533 68.5 65.0-71.8 232 31.5 28.2-35.0

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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.

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