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2015 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 886 794 90.8 88.1-92.9 92 9.2 7.1-11.9
Age
< 20 years 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 159 141 89.7 82.8-94.0 18 10.3 6.0-17.2
25-34 years 521 469 90.3 86.4-93.1 52 9.7 6.9-13.6
35+ years 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 483 430 88.7 84.5-91.9 53 11.3 8.1-15.5
Non-Hispanic Black 207 177 90.1 84.2-93.9 30 9.9 6.1-15.8
Non-Hispanic Other 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 117 90 84.5 75.6-90.6 27 15.5 9.4-24.4
High School 167 136 82.5 74.0-88.6 31 17.5 11.4-26.0
> High School 596 563 95.2 92.8-96.8 33 4.8 3.2- 7.2
Marital Status
Married 587 563 94.8 91.7-96.8 24 5.2 3.2- 8.3
Other 299 231 83.8 78.3-88.1 68 16.2 11.9-21.7
WIC recipient
No 536 505 94.3 91.3-96.4 31 5.7 3.6- 8.7
Yes 338 280 86.5 81.4-90.3 58 13.5 9.7-18.6
Medicaid recipient
No 549 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 337 260 81.1 75.5-85.7 77 18.9 14.3-24.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 319 268 82.1 77.3-86.0 51 17.9 14.0-22.7
2500+ grams 567 526 91.5 88.6-93.8 41 8.5 6.2-11.4

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 37: In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?

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.

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