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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Smoked 3 months Before Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1504 1083 73.2 70.3-75.9 421 26.8 24.1-29.7
Age
18-19 years 114 68 55.4 43.5-66.8 46 44.6 33.2-56.5
20-24 years 401 231 61.2 55.1-67.1 170 38.8 32.9-44.9
25-34 years 801 627 79.6 75.9-82.9 174 20.4 17.1-24.1
35-44 years 188 157 85.4 77.8-90.7 31 14.6 9.3-22.2
Race
White 1042 732 72.8 69.4-76.0 310 27.2 24.0-30.6
Black 398 298 71.5 64.8-77.4 100 28.5 22.6-35.2
Other 64 53 88.1 75.4-94.7 11 11.9 5.3-24.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 152 91.0 84.4-94.9 19 9.0 5.1-15.6
No 1333 931 70.1 66.8-73.1 402 29.9 26.9-33.2
Education
< High School 270 155 62.0 54.5-68.9 115 38.0 31.1-45.5
High School 441 281 62.5 56.5-68.1 160 37.5 31.9-43.5
> High School 790 645 84.5 81.2-87.3 145 15.5 12.7-18.8
Marital Status
Married 949 743 80.5 77.3-83.3 206 19.5 16.7-22.7
Other 555 340 61.2 55.7-66.4 215 38.8 33.6-44.3
Income
14,999 or less 441 268 61.5 55.5-67.2 173 38.5 32.8-44.5
15,000-24,999 232 148 65.2 57.1-72.5 84 34.8 27.5-42.9
25,000-49,999 313 225 75.1 68.9-80.5 88 24.9 19.5-31.1
50,000 or more 411 361 88.5 84.1-91.8 50 11.5 8.2-15.9
WIC recipient
No 779 621 82.2 78.6-85.3 158 17.8 14.7-21.4
Yes 720 457 63.6 59.0-68.0 263 36.4 32.0-41.0
Medicaid recipient
No 708 589 86.2 82.8-88.9 119 13.8 11.1-17.2
Yes 796 494 62.2 57.8-66.4 302 37.8 33.6-42.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 666 452 66.4 62.7-69.9 214 33.6 30.1-37.3
2500+ grams 838 631 73.8 70.6-76.7 207 26.2 23.3-29.4

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 29: 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.)

#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 12JUL10

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