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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Change in smoking: from 3 months Before Pregnancy to Now*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Smoker who quit # cigarettes reduced # cigarettes same/more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 257 83 34.0 27.5-41.2 69 24.4 18.6-31.2 105 41.6 34.6-49.0
Age
< 20 years 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 103 30 32.6 23.0-43.9 28 21.3 13.6-31.6 45 46.1 35.2-57.5
25-34 years 110 42 38.3 28.2-49.5 31 25.7 17.0-36.9 37 36.0 25.8-47.6
35+ years 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 177 57 32.9 25.5-41.3 49 25.0 18.3-33.2 71 42.1 33.8-50.8
Non-Hispanic Black 56 15 30.8 17.8-47.9 *** *** *** 26 45.5 30.0-61.8
Non-Hispanic Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 56 *** *** *** 19 36.4 22.2-53.4 28 47.8 32.0-64.1
High School 88 27 34.2 23.5-46.7 22 19.6 11.6-31.2 39 46.2 34.3-58.5
> High School 113 47 43.4 33.3-54.1 28 22.4 14.6-32.8 38 34.2 24.7-45.2
Marital Status
Married 104 43 41.7 31.3-52.9 26 24.1 15.6-35.4 35 34.1 24.3-45.6
Other 152 40 28.9 21.0-38.5 43 24.7 17.4-33.9 69 46.3 36.9-56.0
WIC recipient
No 78 35 43.2 31.2-55.9 15 19.4 10.9-32.1 28 37.4 25.9-50.5
Yes 179 48 29.8 22.4-38.5 54 26.6 19.5-35.2 77 43.6 35.0-52.6
Medicaid recipient
No 55 30 53.5 38.7-67.8 *** *** *** 14 28.4 16.8-43.8
Yes 202 53 28.4 21.5-36.5 58 26.2 19.5-34.2 91 45.4 37.3-53.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 105 25 23.4 16.4-32.3 36 34.9 26.4-44.4 44 41.7 32.8-51.3
2500+ grams 152 58 35.2 28.0-43.1 33 23.2 16.9-30.9 61 41.6 33.9-49.8

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 25 and 28 (Only asked of mothers that have smoked at least 100 cigarettes in the past 2 years.)

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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