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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked After Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1815 1397 79.9 77.4-82.3 418 20.1 17.7-22.6
Age
< 20 years 229 155 71.5 63.0-78.7 74 28.5 21.3-37.0
20-24 years 483 342 71.1 65.4-76.2 141 28.9 23.8-34.6
25-34 years 894 730 85.8 82.6-88.5 164 14.2 11.5-17.4
35+ years 209 170 85.8 78.4-90.9 39 14.2 9.1-21.6
Race
White 1210 902 77.5 74.4-80.4 308 22.5 19.6-25.6
Black 547 448 87.8 83.3-91.3 99 12.2 8.7-16.7
Other 58 47 77.0 58.7-88.8 11 23.0 11.2-41.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 139 93.1 85.8-96.8 8 6.9 3.2-14.2
No 1667 1257 78.3 75.6-80.9 410 21.7 19.1-24.4
Education
< High School 390 255 69.8 63.4-75.4 135 30.2 24.6-36.6
High School 601 414 73.8 68.9-78.2 187 26.2 21.8-31.1
> High School 822 727 89.8 86.8-92.2 95 10.2 7.8-13.2
Marital Status
Married 1157 953 84.2 81.3-86.7 204 15.8 13.3-18.7
Other 658 444 71.6 66.6-76.1 214 28.4 23.9-33.4
Income
15,999 or less 535 368 72.3 66.8-77.2 167 27.7 22.8-33.2
16,000-24,999 247 176 73.0 65.2-79.7 71 27.0 20.3-34.8
25,000-39,999 261 196 80.6 73.7-86.0 65 19.4 14.0-26.3
40,000 or more 609 536 90.6 87.2-93.2 73 9.4 6.8-12.8
WIC recipient
No 975 819 87.5 84.6-90.0 156 12.5 10.0-15.4
Yes 835 573 71.6 67.4-75.5 262 28.4 24.5-32.6
Medicaid recipient
No 890 775 89.2 86.3-91.5 115 10.8 8.5-13.7
Yes 925 622 70.7 66.6-74.5 303 29.3 25.5-33.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 358 269 75.0 70.7-78.8 89 25.0 21.2-29.3
1500 - 2499 grams 571 409 70.9 67.1-74.4 162 29.1 25.6-32.9
2500+ grams 886 719 80.6 77.9-83.1 167 19.4 16.9-22.1

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 31. How many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now?

#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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