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2001 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 1626 1233 78.7 76.0-81.2 393 21.3 18.8-24.0
Age
< 20 years 220 151 67.6 58.9-75.3 69 32.4 24.7-41.1
20-24 years 423 303 74.5 68.6-79.5 120 25.5 20.5-31.4
25-34 years 798 628 82.1 78.5-85.2 170 17.9 14.8-21.5
35+ years 185 151 87.9 80.8-92.7 34 12.1 7.3-19.2
Race
White 1110 808 76.7 73.4-79.6 302 23.3 20.4-26.6
Black 459 379 84.1 78.6-88.4 80 15.9 11.6-21.4
Other 57 46 83.7 66.6-93.0 11 16.3 7.0-33.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 169 98.7 94.2-99.7 5 1.3 0.3- 5.8
No 1450 1063 75.7 72.7-78.4 387 24.3 21.6-27.3
Education
< High School 350 238 72.1 65.4-78.0 112 27.9 22.0-34.6
High School 503 338 70.8 65.4-75.8 165 29.2 24.2-34.6
> High School 768 652 86.5 83.2-89.2 116 13.5 10.8-16.8
Marital Status
Married 1036 833 83.6 80.6-86.1 203 16.4 13.9-19.4
Other 590 400 69.4 64.0-74.3 190 30.6 25.7-36.0
Income
15,999 or less 489 331 72.3 66.6-77.4 158 27.7 22.6-33.4
16,000-24,999 178 115 64.9 55.3-73.4 63 35.1 26.6-44.7
25,000-39,999 245 183 77.0 69.6-83.1 62 23.0 16.9-30.4
40,000 or more 554 477 87.2 83.5-90.2 77 12.8 9.8-16.5
WIC recipient
No 848 693 85.2 82.0-87.9 155 14.8 12.1-18.0
Yes 771 534 71.5 67.1-75.5 237 28.5 24.5-32.9
Medicaid recipient
No 815 689 85.2 82.0-88.0 126 14.8 12.0-18.0
Yes 811 544 71.7 67.4-75.7 267 28.3 24.3-32.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 310 225 70.8 65.9-75.3 85 29.2 24.7-34.1
1500 - 2499 grams 483 346 70.1 65.8-74.0 137 29.9 26.0-34.2
2500+ grams 833 662 79.4 76.5-82.1 171 20.6 17.9-23.5

*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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