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2001 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 1644 1304 82.4 79.8-84.6 340 17.6 15.4-20.2
Age
< 20 years 227 160 69.7 61.0-77.1 67 30.3 22.9-39.0
20-24 years 432 320 76.2 70.5-81.1 112 23.8 18.9-29.5
25-34 years 800 665 87.1 83.9-89.7 135 12.9 10.3-16.1
35+ years 185 159 93.0 87.0-96.3 26 7.0 3.7-13.0
Race
White 1118 871 81.4 78.3-84.1 247 18.6 15.9-21.7
Black 468 386 84.6 79.2-88.8 82 15.4 11.2-20.8
Other 58 47 87.1 71.5-94.8 11 12.9 5.2-28.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 170 98.8 94.1-99.7 4 1.2 0.3- 5.9
No 1468 1133 79.9 77.1-82.5 335 20.1 17.5-22.9
Education
< High School 361 244 72.2 65.6-78.0 117 27.8 22.0-34.4
High School 508 365 75.8 70.6-80.3 143 24.2 19.7-29.4
> High School 770 690 91.2 88.4-93.4 80 8.8 6.6-11.6
Marital Status
Married 1043 884 88.0 85.3-90.2 159 12.0 9.8-14.7
Other 601 420 71.6 66.4-76.4 181 28.4 23.6-33.6
Income
15,999 or less 501 346 73.9 68.3-78.8 155 26.1 21.2-31.7
16,000-24,999 180 124 68.9 59.4-77.0 56 31.1 23.0-40.6
25,000-39,999 248 197 80.2 73.0-85.8 51 19.8 14.2-27.0
40,000 or more 555 508 93.4 90.4-95.5 47 6.6 4.5- 9.6
WIC recipient
No 854 736 89.7 86.9-92.0 118 10.3 8.0-13.1
Yes 783 562 74.3 70.0-78.1 221 25.7 21.9-30.0
Medicaid recipient
No 819 728 90.1 87.3-92.4 91 9.9 7.6-12.7
Yes 825 576 74.1 69.9-78.0 249 25.9 22.0-30.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 237 72.9 68.1-77.3 80 27.1 22.7-31.9
1500 - 2499 grams 487 363 72.9 68.7-76.7 124 27.1 23.3-31.3
2500+ grams 840 704 83.2 80.4-85.6 136 16.8 14.4-19.6

*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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