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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Have you smoked any cigarettes in the past 2 years?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 890 692 77.7 74.1-80.9 198 22.3 19.1-25.9
Age
< 20 years 43 25 62.4 43.5-78.1 18 37.6 21.9-56.5
20-24 years 159 118 77.5 68.6-84.4 41 22.5 15.6-31.4
25-34 years 524 403 76.1 71.4-80.3 121 23.9 19.7-28.6
35+ years 164 146 90.4 83.5-94.6 18 9.6 5.4-16.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 484 366 73.0 67.8-77.6 118 27.0 22.4-32.2
Non-Hispanic Black 208 156 78.1 69.9-84.6 52 21.9 15.4-30.1
Non-Hispanic Other 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 116 82 75.2 64.2-83.7 34 24.8 16.3-35.8
High School 168 108 67.6 58.4-75.7 60 32.4 24.3-41.6
> High School 600 498 81.8 77.8-85.3 102 18.2 14.7-22.2
Marital Status
Married 591 498 80.8 76.4-84.5 93 19.2 15.5-23.6
Other 299 194 72.4 65.8-78.2 105 27.6 21.8-34.2
WIC recipient
No 538 454 83.9 79.8-87.3 84 16.1 12.7-20.2
Yes 340 230 70.4 64.1-76.0 110 29.6 24.0-35.9
Medicaid recipient
No 551 482 86.9 83.3-89.9 69 13.1 10.1-16.7
Yes 339 210 64.7 58.1-70.9 129 35.3 29.1-41.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 319 235 70.8 65.4-75.6 84 29.2 24.4-34.6
2500+ grams 571 457 78.3 74.4-81.8 114 21.7 18.2-25.6

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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.

This page was generated on 30OCT17

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