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2001 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 1639 1391 87.8 85.6-89.7 248 12.2 10.3-14.4
Age
< 20 years 227 184 84.3 77.0-89.7 43 15.7 10.3-23.0
20-24 years 430 355 83.9 78.7-88.0 75 16.1 12.0-21.3
25-34 years 799 692 89.8 86.9-92.1 107 10.2 7.9-13.1
35+ years 183 160 93.2 87.2-96.5 23 6.8 3.5-12.8
Race
White 1115 922 86.7 84.1-89.0 193 13.3 11.0-15.9
Black 466 416 90.3 85.7-93.6 50 9.7 6.4-14.3
Other 58 53 92.9 79.0-97.9 5 7.1 2.1-21.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 173 172 99.0 93.3-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
No 1464 1217 86.1 83.7-88.3 247 13.9 11.7-16.3
Education
< High School 358 269 80.8 74.8-85.7 89 19.2 14.3-25.2
High School 505 402 82.4 77.7-86.3 103 17.6 13.7-22.3
> High School 771 715 94.4 92.1-96.1 56 5.6 3.9- 7.9
Marital Status
Married 1041 920 91.1 88.7-93.0 121 8.9 7.0-11.3
Other 598 471 81.6 77.0-85.5 127 18.4 14.5-23.0
Income
15,999 or less 495 382 80.7 75.5-85.0 113 19.3 15.0-24.5
16,000-24,999 179 142 82.1 73.7-88.3 37 17.9 11.7-26.3
25,000-39,999 249 205 84.1 77.4-89.1 44 15.9 10.9-22.6
40,000 or more 555 524 95.9 93.5-97.5 31 4.1 2.5- 6.5
WIC recipient
No 850 759 92.4 89.9-94.3 91 7.6 5.7-10.1
Yes 782 625 82.8 79.0-86.0 157 17.2 14.0-21.0
Medicaid recipient
No 818 753 93.1 90.6-95.0 65 6.9 5.0- 9.4
Yes 821 638 82.2 78.5-85.5 183 17.8 14.5-21.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 314 256 80.1 75.6-84.0 58 19.9 16.0-24.4
1500 - 2499 grams 485 388 78.4 74.4-81.9 97 21.6 18.1-25.6
2500+ grams 840 747 88.6 86.2-90.6 93 11.4 9.4-13.8

*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.

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