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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked 3 months Before Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 613 458 76.1 71.9-79.8 155 23.9 20.2-28.1
Age
< 20 years 46 33 74.2 58.0-85.7 13 25.8 14.3-42.0
20-24 years 140 93 69.8 60.0-78.0 47 30.2 22.0-40.0
25-34 years 343 264 77.6 72.1-82.2 79 22.4 17.8-27.9
35+ years 84 68 83.2 72.2-90.5 16 16.8 9.5-27.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 349 253 73.3 67.6-78.3 96 26.7 21.7-32.4
Non-Hispanic Black 142 96 72.7 63.0-80.7 46 27.3 19.3-37.0
Non-Hispanic Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 91 57 68.2 56.1-78.3 34 31.8 21.7-43.9
High School 117 79 65.5 54.7-74.9 38 34.5 25.1-45.3
> High School 405 322 81.5 76.7-85.4 83 18.5 14.6-23.3
Marital Status
Married 369 310 85.6 81.3-89.1 59 14.4 10.9-18.7
Other 244 148 63.5 56.0-70.4 96 36.5 29.6-44.0
WIC recipient
No 286 241 85.9 80.8-89.8 45 14.1 10.2-19.2
Yes 324 215 68.1 61.7-73.8 109 31.9 26.2-38.3
Medicaid recipient
No 318 282 88.5 83.8-92.0 36 11.5 8.0-16.2
Yes 295 176 63.3 56.6-69.6 119 36.7 30.4-43.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 199 135 66.3 59.2-72.7 64 33.7 27.3-40.8
2500+ grams 414 323 76.9 72.4-80.9 91 23.1 19.1-27.6

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 36: In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day? (A pack has 20 cigarettes.)

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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