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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked During the Last 3 months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1803 1507 86.1 83.8-88.0 296 13.9 12.0-16.2
Age
< 20 years 224 179 83.8 76.3-89.2 45 16.2 10.8-23.7
20-24 years 481 390 80.9 75.8-85.2 91 19.1 14.8-24.2
25-34 years 892 765 89.3 86.4-91.6 127 10.7 8.4-13.6
35+ years 206 173 86.9 79.5-91.9 33 13.1 8.1-20.5
Race
White 1201 974 84.0 81.2-86.4 227 16.0 13.6-18.8
Black 544 483 93.1 89.4-95.6 61 6.9 4.4-10.6
Other 58 50 81.1 62.9-91.6 8 18.9 8.4-37.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 143 97.8 92.1-99.4 4 2.2 0.6- 7.9
No 1655 1363 84.6 82.2-86.8 292 15.4 13.2-17.8
Education
< High School 384 292 80.0 74.2-84.7 92 20.0 15.3-25.8
High School 598 452 80.3 75.8-84.2 146 19.7 15.8-24.2
> High School 819 761 93.3 90.7-95.2 58 6.7 4.8- 9.3
Marital Status
Married 1150 1008 89.6 87.1-91.6 142 10.4 8.4-12.9
Other 653 499 79.2 74.6-83.1 154 20.8 16.9-25.4
Income
15,999 or less 533 405 80.2 75.3-84.4 128 19.8 15.6-24.7
16,000-24,999 244 194 80.4 73.1-86.1 50 19.6 13.9-26.9
25,000-39,999 260 211 85.8 79.4-90.4 49 14.2 9.6-20.6
40,000 or more 608 561 93.7 90.6-95.8 47 6.3 4.2- 9.4
WIC recipient
No 968 857 91.3 88.7-93.4 111 8.7 6.6-11.3
Yes 830 645 80.3 76.5-83.6 185 19.7 16.4-23.5
Medicaid recipient
No 888 810 93.2 90.8-95.1 78 6.8 4.9- 9.2
Yes 915 697 78.9 75.1-82.2 218 21.1 17.8-24.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 354 295 83.1 79.3-86.4 59 16.9 13.6-20.7
1500 - 2499 grams 565 443 78.0 74.5-81.1 122 22.0 18.9-25.5
2500+ grams 884 769 86.6 84.2-88.8 115 13.4 11.2-15.8

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 30. In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?

#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 24NOV03

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