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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk to you about ? SMOKING OR TOBACCO USE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1151 262 22.2 19.6-25.0 889 77.8 75.0-80.4
Age
< 20 years 115 7 4.0 1.4-11.3 108 96.0 88.7-98.6
20-24 years 266 36 14.0 9.8-19.6 230 86.0 80.4-90.2
25-34 years 593 159 26.8 23.0-31.0 434 73.2 69.0-77.0
35+ years 177 60 34.6 27.1-42.9 117 65.4 57.1-72.9
Race
White 834 212 25.0 21.9-28.4 622 75.0 71.6-78.1
Black 263 37 13.2 8.9-18.9 226 86.8 81.1-91.1
Other 54 13 23.4 13.0-38.4 41 76.6 61.6-87.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 28 18.5 12.4-26.6 115 81.5 73.4-87.6
No 1008 234 22.9 20.1-25.9 774 77.1 74.1-79.9
Education
< High School 193 28 14.5 9.5-21.5 165 85.5 78.5-90.5
High School 317 39 10.1 6.9-14.4 278 89.9 85.6-93.1
> High School 637 194 32.3 28.3-36.5 443 67.7 63.5-71.7
Marital Status
Married 710 207 29.0 25.4-32.8 503 71.0 67.2-74.6
Other 441 55 12.8 9.5-17.1 386 87.2 82.9-90.5
Income
14,999 or less 213 23 10.6 6.5-16.6 190 89.4 83.4-93.5
15,000-24,999 271 38 13.4 9.4-18.6 233 86.6 81.4-90.6
25,000-49,999 235 51 21.7 16.2-28.4 184 78.3 71.6-83.8
50,000 or more 379 142 38.8 33.5-44.4 237 61.2 55.6-66.5
WIC recipient
No 615 195 32.7 28.6-37.0 420 67.3 63.0-71.4
Yes 534 65 11.4 8.6-14.9 469 88.6 85.1-91.4
Medicaid recipient
No 574 191 34.0 29.8-38.5 383 66.0 61.5-70.2
Yes 577 71 12.0 9.2-15.4 506 88.0 84.6-90.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 395 73 17.2 13.9-21.2 322 82.8 78.8-86.1
2500+ grams 756 189 22.6 19.8-25.7 567 77.4 74.3-80.2

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

~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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