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2009 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 366 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6 8 1.3 0.5- 3.5 21 4.8 2.8- 8.1 335 93.7 90.2-96.0
Age
< 20 years 48 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 1 2.7 0.4-16.9 45 96.3 85.1-99.1
20-24 years 112 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 3 1.7 0.4- 7.2 6 4.4 1.7-11.1 102 93.6 86.6-97.1
25-34 years 170 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 3 1.5 0.3- 6.6 13 6.6 3.3-12.6 153 91.8 85.4-95.5
35+ years 36 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 35 99.3 95.1-99.9
Race
White 268 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.5 0.5- 4.5 18 4.8 2.7- 8.4 245 93.7 89.7-96.2
Black 83 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 3 5.8 1.6-18.7 76 92.6 81.1-97.3
Other 15 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.8 0.2-12.3 0 0.0 . - . 14 98.2 87.7-99.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 17 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 17 100 . - .
No 349 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7 8 1.4 0.5- 3.8 21 5.2 3.0- 8.6 318 93.2 89.5-95.7
Education
< High School 85 0 0.0 . - . 6 4.7 1.6-13.2 6 4.9 1.7-13.8 73 90.3 80.5-95.5
High School 132 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 7 6.0 2.7-13.1 122 93.3 86.4-96.8
> High School 146 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 0 0.0 . - . 8 3.6 1.5- 8.7 137 96.2 91.2-98.4
Marital Status
Married 169 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.2 0.3- 4.9 6 2.1 0.7- 6.2 160 96.8 92.4-98.7
Other 197 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 5 1.5 0.4- 5.4 15 7.2 3.9-12.7 175 91.0 85.2-94.7
Income
14,999 or less 103 2 0.6 0.2- 2.4 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0 6 4.5 1.5-12.8 91 93.8 86.4-97.3
15,000-24,999 101 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.0 0.3-10.7 11 8.2 4.0-16.2 88 89.8 81.0-94.7
25,000-49,999 78 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.2 0.4-10.7 3 3.5 0.9-12.0 73 94.3 85.2-98.0
50,000 or more 68 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 68 100 . - .
WIC recipient
No 149 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.1 0.2- 5.8 5 3.0 1.1- 8.0 142 95.9 90.5-98.2
Yes 217 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 6 1.5 0.5- 4.9 16 6.1 3.2-11.1 193 92.2 86.9-95.4
Medicaid recipient
No 126 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 2 1.0 0.2- 5.5 122 98.5 94.9-99.6
Yes 240 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9 6 1.8 0.6- 5.2 19 6.8 3.9-11.6 213 91.2 86.1-94.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 134 2 1.8 0.5- 6.7 6 4.8 2.2-10.2 11 8.2 4.6-14.2 115 85.2 78.0-90.3
2500+ grams 232 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 10 4.5 2.4- 8.2 220 94.5 90.5-96.9

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 27. In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?

~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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