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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked 3 months Before Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1783 1312 75.6 72.9-78.1 471 24.4 21.9-27.1
Age
< 20 years 220 138 62.3 53.4-70.5 82 37.7 29.5-46.6
20-24 years 468 315 67.2 61.3-72.6 153 32.8 27.4-38.7
25-34 years 887 696 81.9 78.4-85.0 191 18.1 15.0-21.6
35+ years 208 163 83.1 75.4-88.7 45 16.9 11.3-24.6
Race
White 1191 831 71.8 68.4-74.9 360 28.2 25.1-31.6
Black 534 437 88.4 83.9-91.7 97 11.6 8.3-16.1
Other 58 44 68.8 50.2-82.8 14 31.2 17.2-49.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 139 94.2 87.1-97.5 7 5.8 2.5-12.9
No 1636 1172 73.3 70.4-76.1 464 26.7 23.9-29.6
Education
< High School 372 238 67.4 60.7-73.4 134 32.6 26.6-39.3
High School 594 376 66.6 61.4-71.5 218 33.4 28.5-38.6
> High School 815 697 86.1 82.7-88.9 118 13.9 11.1-17.3
Marital Status
Married 1149 908 80.5 77.3-83.3 241 19.5 16.7-22.7
Other 634 404 65.8 60.4-70.7 230 34.2 29.3-39.6
Income
15,999 or less 518 336 67.5 61.8-72.8 182 32.5 27.2-38.2
16,000-24,999 243 155 64.5 56.3-72.0 88 35.5 28.0-43.7
25,000-39,999 260 190 76.3 68.9-82.3 70 23.7 17.7-31.1
40,000 or more 607 513 86.8 82.9-89.9 94 13.2 10.1-17.1
WIC recipient
No 964 774 83.4 80.1-86.3 190 16.6 13.7-19.9
Yes 814 533 66.9 62.5-71.1 281 33.1 28.9-37.5
Medicaid recipient
No 887 741 85.4 82.1-88.2 146 14.6 11.8-17.9
Yes 896 571 65.6 61.2-69.7 325 34.4 30.3-38.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 352 258 73.1 68.7-77.1 94 26.9 22.9-31.3
1500 - 2499 grams 559 387 68.8 64.9-72.4 172 31.2 27.6-35.1
2500+ grams 872 667 76.1 73.1-78.8 205 23.9 21.2-26.9

*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.

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