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2006 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 1288 973 77.8 74.8-80.6 315 22.2 19.4-25.2
Age
18-19 years 91 61 70.5 57.6-80.8 30 29.5 19.2-42.4
20-24 years 295 188 70.4 63.7-76.4 107 29.6 23.6-36.3
25-34 years 685 539 80.6 76.5-84.1 146 19.4 15.9-23.5
35-44 years 217 185 84.9 77.2-90.3 32 15.1 9.7-22.8
Race
White 952 696 76.1 72.6-79.4 256 23.9 20.6-27.4
Black 262 212 82.3 75.3-87.6 50 17.7 12.4-24.7
Other 74 65 83.4 67.0-92.5 9 16.6 7.5-33.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 163 94.1 88.4-97.1 11 5.9 2.9-11.6
No 1114 810 74.6 71.2-77.7 304 25.4 22.3-28.8
Education
< High School 178 123 78.1 69.6-84.8 55 21.9 15.2-30.4
High School 393 266 68.6 62.4-74.3 127 31.4 25.7-37.6
> High School 715 582 83.2 79.6-86.3 133 16.8 13.7-20.4
Marital Status
Married 870 708 83.4 80.2-86.2 162 16.6 13.8-19.8
Other 418 265 68.8 62.8-74.2 153 31.2 25.8-37.2
Income
14,999 or less 334 210 67.5 60.7-73.7 124 32.5 26.3-39.3
15,000-24,999 166 117 76.4 67.3-83.6 49 23.6 16.4-32.7
25,000-49,999 255 190 76.2 69.2-82.1 65 23.8 17.9-30.8
50,000 or more 434 379 88.8 84.8-91.9 55 11.2 8.1-15.2
WIC recipient
No 740 611 84.7 81.1-87.6 129 15.3 12.4-18.9
Yes 543 357 69.6 64.5-74.3 186 30.4 25.7-35.5
Medicaid recipient
No 664 556 84.2 80.4-87.3 108 15.8 12.7-19.6
Yes 624 417 72.0 67.3-76.2 207 28.0 23.8-32.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 561 396 67.9 63.7-71.8 165 32.1 28.2-36.3
2500+ grams 727 577 78.7 75.4-81.7 150 21.3 18.3-24.6

*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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