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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Continuous Smoking Before, During, After Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1167 1008 88.3 86.0-90.3 159 11.7 9.7-14.0
Age
< 20 years 121 105 88.0 79.1-93.4 16 12.0 6.6-20.9
20-24 years 268 215 83.7 78.0-88.1 53 16.3 11.9-22.0
25-34 years 598 525 89.6 86.4-92.1 73 10.4 7.9-13.6
35+ years 180 163 92.1 85.9-95.8 17 7.9 4.2-14.1
Race
White 843 733 87.3 84.5-89.7 110 12.7 10.3-15.5
Black 270 232 91.9 87.3-94.9 38 8.1 5.1-12.7
Other 54 43 84.4 70.2-92.6 11 15.6 7.4-29.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 150 148 98.4 94.0-99.6 2 1.6 0.4- 6.0
No 1017 860 86.4 83.7-88.7 157 13.6 11.3-16.3
Education
< High School 200 150 79.3 71.8-85.1 50 20.7 14.9-28.2
High School 322 257 83.6 78.6-87.6 65 16.4 12.4-21.4
> High School 641 599 94.6 92.3-96.3 42 5.4 3.7- 7.7
Marital Status
Married 715 654 92.4 89.8-94.3 61 7.6 5.7-10.2
Other 452 354 82.7 78.4-86.4 98 17.3 13.6-21.6
Income
14,999 or less 215 157 82.5 75.9-87.5 58 17.5 12.5-24.1
15,000-24,999 273 216 81.9 76.3-86.5 57 18.1 13.5-23.7
25,000-49,999 236 213 90.6 85.3-94.1 23 9.4 5.9-14.7
50,000 or more 379 366 96.9 94.1-98.4 13 3.1 1.6- 5.9
WIC recipient
No 620 576 93.0 90.2-95.1 44 7.0 4.9- 9.8
Yes 544 429 83.5 79.7-86.8 115 16.5 13.2-20.3
Medicaid recipient
No 579 552 96.0 93.7-97.5 27 4.0 2.5- 6.3
Yes 588 456 81.7 77.8-85.0 132 18.3 15.0-22.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 401 318 77.3 72.8-81.2 83 22.7 18.8-27.2
2500+ grams 766 690 89.2 86.7-91.3 76 10.8 8.7-13.3

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 25-28.

~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.

This page was generated on 28JUL11

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