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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Change in smoking: from 3 months Before Pregnancy to Now*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Smoker who quit # cigarettes reduced # cigarettes same/more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 470 93 24.6 19.6-30.4 138 28.2 23.0-34.1 239 47.2 41.0-53.4
Age
< 20 years 81 17 28.2 17.1-42.9 23 26.0 15.4-40.5 41 45.8 32.0-60.2
20-24 years 153 30 21.8 14.4-31.7 48 31.8 22.8-42.3 75 46.4 36.2-56.9
25-34 years 191 39 26.0 18.1-35.8 53 25.3 17.6-34.9 99 48.8 38.9-58.7
35+ years 45 7 21.6 8.9-43.9 14 31.8 15.8-53.6 24 46.6 27.0-67.3
Race
White 359 76 25.4 20.0-31.8 107 28.5 22.8-35.0 176 46.0 39.4-52.8
Black 97 14 17.7 7.9-35.1 28 24.4 12.7-41.7 55 57.9 40.4-73.6
Other 14 3 26.3 7.2-62.2 3 32.8 10.9-66.2 8 40.8 15.4-72.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 7 1 20.2 2.8-69.0 2 21.0 3.1-68.7 4 58.8 19.9-89.1
No 463 92 24.7 19.7-30.6 136 28.4 23.1-34.4 235 46.9 40.7-53.2
Education
< High School 133 17 16.7 9.5-27.6 38 26.7 17.6-38.2 78 56.6 44.7-67.8
High School 218 39 24.8 17.7-33.7 69 32.3 24.4-41.5 110 42.8 34.1-52.0
> High School 118 37 34.1 23.8-46.2 31 23.4 14.9-34.9 50 42.5 31.3-54.5
Marital Status
Married 241 50 23.8 17.4-31.6 68 23.7 17.4-31.5 123 52.5 44.1-60.8
Other 229 43 25.6 18.3-34.6 70 33.4 25.3-42.7 116 41.0 32.4-50.1
Income
15,999 or less 181 33 22.5 15.1-32.2 56 35.3 26.2-45.6 92 42.2 32.6-52.4
16,000-24,999 88 20 23.9 14.2-37.3 27 27.6 17.2-41.1 41 48.5 35.2-62.0
25,000-39,999 70 10 19.4 9.4-35.8 25 31.3 18.7-47.6 35 49.3 33.7-64.9
40,000 or more 94 28 40.7 27.7-55.1 20 13.6 6.7-25.7 46 45.7 32.2-59.7
WIC recipient
No 190 48 33.0 24.2-43.3 49 23.6 16.0-33.3 93 43.4 33.8-53.6
Yes 280 45 20.0 14.4-27.1 89 30.8 24.0-38.4 146 49.2 41.4-57.0
Medicaid recipient
No 146 37 30.9 21.6-42.1 39 25.2 16.8-36.0 70 43.8 33.3-55.0
Yes 324 56 21.9 16.3-28.7 99 29.5 23.2-36.8 169 48.6 41.2-56.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 94 12 12.4 7.5-19.7 34 35.6 27.4-44.8 48 52.0 42.8-61.0
1500 - 2499 grams 171 27 14.9 10.5-20.7 46 27.1 21.2-34.1 98 57.9 50.6-64.9
2500+ grams 205 54 25.7 20.2-32.1 58 28.2 22.4-34.7 93 46.1 39.4-53.0

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 29,31.

#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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