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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SECOND HAND SMOKE EXPOSURE

Is your new baby ever in the same room with someone who is smoking?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1534 1377 88.3 86.0-90.2 157 11.7 9.8-14.0
Age
< 20 years 216 179 79.6 71.6-85.9 37 20.4 14.1-28.4
20-24 years 406 359 84.9 79.7-89.0 47 15.1 11.0-20.3
25-34 years 742 680 91.8 88.9-94.0 62 8.2 6.0-11.1
35+ years 170 159 92.4 85.6-96.2 11 7.6 3.8-14.4
Race
White 1055 946 89.0 86.4-91.1 109 11.0 8.9-13.6
Black 422 378 85.5 79.9-89.8 44 14.5 10.2-20.1
Other 57 53 93.2 79.2-98.0 4 6.8 2.0-20.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 162 98.9 92.9-99.9 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1
No 1369 1213 86.7 84.2-88.9 156 13.3 11.1-15.8
Education
< High School 331 284 82.6 76.4-87.4 47 17.4 12.6-23.6
High School 475 403 82.0 77.1-86.1 72 18.0 13.9-22.9
> High School 723 685 94.8 92.4-96.4 38 5.2 3.6- 7.6
Marital Status
Married 987 908 91.7 89.3-93.6 79 8.3 6.4-10.7
Other 547 469 81.7 76.9-85.8 78 18.3 14.2-23.1
Income
15,999 or less 461 395 84.2 79.2-88.3 66 15.8 11.7-20.8
16,000-24,999 165 136 75.7 66.2-83.2 29 24.3 16.8-33.8
25,000-39,999 232 205 87.4 80.9-91.9 27 12.6 8.1-19.1
40,000 or more 528 498 94.1 91.2-96.1 30 5.9 3.9- 8.8
WIC recipient
No 791 744 93.3 90.7-95.2 47 6.7 4.8- 9.3
Yes 735 625 82.9 78.9-86.2 110 17.1 13.8-21.1
Medicaid recipient
No 776 724 92.5 89.9-94.5 52 7.5 5.5-10.1
Yes 758 653 83.8 79.9-87.0 105 16.2 13.0-20.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 228 223 97.7 95.0-99.0 5 2.3 1.0- 5.0
1500 - 2499 grams 480 421 87.3 84.0-90.0 59 12.7 10.0-16.0
2500+ grams 826 733 88.2 85.8-90.3 93 11.8 9.7-14.2

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 54 ("About how many hours a day, on average, is your new baby in the same room with someone who is smoking?").

#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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