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2012 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 613 538 88.6 85.3-91.3 75 11.4 8.7-14.7
Age
< 20 years 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 140 112 83.7 75.0-89.7 28 16.3 10.3-25.0
25-34 years 343 305 89.0 84.5-92.3 38 11.0 7.7-15.5
35+ years 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 349 307 88.4 83.8-91.8 42 11.6 8.2-16.2
Non-Hispanic Black 142 116 84.8 76.5-90.6 26 15.2 9.4-23.5
Non-Hispanic Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 91 71 82.1 71.1-89.6 20 17.9 10.4-28.9
High School 117 99 84.7 75.4-90.9 18 15.3 9.1-24.6
> High School 405 368 91.6 87.8-94.2 37 8.4 5.8-12.2
Marital Status
Married 369 347 94.5 91.3-96.6 22 5.5 3.4- 8.7
Other 244 191 80.9 74.5-86.1 53 19.1 13.9-25.5
WIC recipient
No 286 267 93.9 90.0-96.4 19 6.1 3.6-10.0
Yes 324 269 84.5 79.2-88.6 55 15.5 11.4-20.8
Medicaid recipient
No 318 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 295 230 80.2 74.3-85.1 65 19.8 14.9-25.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 199 165 81.7 75.4-86.7 34 18.3 13.3-24.6
2500+ grams 414 373 89.2 85.6-92.0 41 10.8 8.0-14.4

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 37: 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.)

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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