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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked Last 3 months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 964 846 88.4 85.8-90.7 118 11.6 9.3-14.2
Age
< 20 years 83 69 87.6 76.6-93.9 14 12.4 6.1-23.4
20-24 years 221 177 80.4 73.3-85.9 44 19.6 14.1-26.7
25-34 years 499 450 91.5 88.1-93.9 49 8.5 6.1-11.9
35+ years 161 150 92.7 85.9-96.3 11 7.3 3.7-14.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 589 503 85.2 81.3-88.4 86 14.8 11.6-18.7
Non-Hispanic Black 202 178 89.7 83.5-93.8 24 10.3 6.2-16.5
Non-Hispanic Other 52 48 93.7 81.6-98.0 4 6.3 2.0-18.4
Latina 115 111 97.2 90.4-99.2 4 2.8 0.8- 9.6
Education
< High School 155 122 81.5 72.7-87.9 33 18.5 12.1-27.3
High School 247 191 80.4 74.3-85.4 56 19.6 14.6-25.7
> High School 559 530 95.1 92.6-96.8 29 4.9 3.2- 7.4
Marital Status
Married 615 580 95.4 93.1-97.0 35 4.6 3.0- 6.9
Other 349 266 78.6 73.1-83.2 83 21.4 16.8-26.9
WIC recipient
No 527 494 94.3 91.4-96.2 33 5.7 3.8- 8.6
Yes 433 348 82.5 77.8-86.3 85 17.5 13.7-22.2
Medicaid recipient
No 473 457 96.1 93.1-97.8 16 3.9 2.2- 6.9
Yes 491 389 82.4 78.2-86.0 102 17.6 14.0-21.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 326 267 79.4 74.5-83.7 59 20.6 16.3-25.5
2500+ grams 638 579 89.2 86.3-91.6 59 10.8 8.4-13.7

*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? (A pack has 20 cigarettes.)

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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