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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Preconception Smoking*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 964 775 80.2 77.0-83.1 189 19.8 16.9-23.0
Age
< 20 years 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 214 149 72.0 64.5-78.5 65 28.0 21.5-35.5
25-34 years 535 445 82.5 78.3-86.1 90 17.5 13.9-21.7
35+ years 167 145 85.8 78.3-91.1 22 14.2 8.9-21.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 506 384 75.8 71.1-79.9 122 24.2 20.1-28.9
Non-Hispanic Black 188 149 79.8 71.8-85.9 39 20.2 14.1-28.2
Non-Hispanic Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 176 137 78.6 70.0-85.2 39 21.4 14.8-30.0
High School 189 138 75.6 67.6-82.2 51 24.4 17.8-32.4
> High School 598 499 82.4 78.5-85.7 99 17.6 14.3-21.5
Marital Status
Married 585 511 85.2 81.4-88.4 74 14.8 11.6-18.6
Other 379 264 72.4 66.7-77.5 115 27.6 22.5-33.3
WIC recipient
No 557 481 85.5 81.7-88.6 76 14.5 11.4-18.3
Yes 399 286 72.6 66.9-77.6 113 27.4 22.4-33.1
Medicaid recipient
No 592 536 89.1 85.7-91.8 56 10.9 8.2-14.3
Yes 372 239 67.5 61.6-72.9 133 32.5 27.1-38.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 337 260 75.0 69.9-79.6 77 25.0 20.4-30.1
2500+ grams 627 515 80.7 77.2-83.7 112 19.3 16.3-22.8

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 36: In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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