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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Number of Cigarettes Currently Smoke Per Day

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
None 1 to 9 per day 10 to 19 per day 20 or more per day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1815 1397 79.9 77.4-82.3 116 4.8 3.7- 6.3 136 7.1 5.6- 8.8 166 8.2 6.7-10.0
Age
< 20 years 229 155 71.5 63.0-78.7 23 8.8 4.9-15.1 23 8.8 5.0-15.2 28 10.9 6.5-17.7
20-24 years 483 342 71.1 65.4-76.2 43 8.1 5.4-12.0 49 9.1 6.3-13.2 49 11.6 8.3-16.1
25-34 years 894 730 85.8 82.6-88.5 41 2.8 1.7- 4.5 53 5.6 3.9- 8.0 70 5.8 4.1- 8.1
35+ years 209 170 85.8 78.4-90.9 9 0.8 0.4- 1.7 11 6.2 2.9-12.7 19 7.2 3.7-13.2
Race
White 1210 902 77.5 74.4-80.4 62 4.5 3.2- 6.2 100 7.5 5.8- 9.6 146 10.5 8.5-12.9
Black 547 448 87.8 83.3-91.3 51 5.9 3.7- 9.3 31 5.3 3.0- 9.0 17 1.0 0.4- 2.4
Other 58 47 77.0 58.7-88.8 3 4.2 0.8-19.5 5 10.8 3.7-27.4 3 8.0 2.1-26.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 139 93.1 85.8-96.8 5 4.7 1.8-11.6 2 1.2 0.2- 7.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.4
No 1667 1257 78.3 75.6-80.9 111 4.8 3.6- 6.3 134 7.8 6.2- 9.7 165 9.1 7.4-11.1
Education
< High School 390 255 69.8 63.4-75.4 40 7.5 4.7-11.7 42 10.8 7.3-15.6 53 12.0 8.3-16.9
High School 601 414 73.8 68.9-78.2 40 4.4 2.7- 7.0 61 8.7 6.1-12.2 86 13.1 10.0-17.1
> High School 822 727 89.8 86.8-92.2 36 3.6 2.3- 5.6 32 3.9 2.5- 6.1 27 2.7 1.6- 4.6
Marital Status
Married 1157 953 84.2 81.3-86.7 45 2.6 1.7- 4.0 65 5.5 4.0- 7.5 94 7.7 5.9-10.0
Other 658 444 71.6 66.6-76.1 71 9.1 6.4-12.6 71 10.2 7.4-13.9 72 9.2 6.6-12.6
Income
15,999 or less 535 368 72.3 66.8-77.2 47 7.6 5.1-11.4 56 9.4 6.5-13.3 64 10.7 7.7-14.8
16,000-24,999 247 176 73.0 65.2-79.7 15 4.2 2.0- 8.7 20 8.3 4.8-14.1 36 14.4 9.6-21.2
25,000-39,999 261 196 80.6 73.7-86.0 18 4.0 1.9- 8.2 22 7.6 4.3-13.0 25 7.8 4.5-13.2
40,000 or more 609 536 90.6 87.2-93.2 24 3.0 1.7- 5.3 23 2.8 1.6- 5.1 26 3.5 2.0- 6.0
WIC recipient
No 975 819 87.5 84.6-90.0 45 3.6 2.4- 5.5 51 4.2 2.8- 6.2 60 4.7 3.2- 6.7
Yes 835 573 71.6 67.4-75.5 71 6.1 4.3- 8.6 85 10.2 7.8-13.3 106 12.1 9.5-15.3
Medicaid recipient
No 890 775 89.2 86.3-91.5 31 2.6 1.6- 4.3 40 4.5 3.0- 6.6 44 3.7 2.4- 5.7
Yes 925 622 70.7 66.6-74.5 85 7.0 5.0- 9.5 96 9.7 7.4-12.6 122 12.6 10.0-15.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 358 269 75.0 70.7-78.8 30 8.3 6.0-11.3 31 9.0 6.6-12.2 28 7.7 5.6-10.7
1500 - 2499 grams 571 409 70.9 67.1-74.4 48 8.9 6.8-11.5 45 7.9 6.0-10.3 69 12.3 9.9-15.2
2500+ grams 886 719 80.6 77.9-83.1 38 4.5 3.3- 6.1 60 7.0 5.5- 8.9 69 7.9 6.3- 9.9

*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.

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