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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Number of Cigarettes Smoked During Last 3 months of Pregnancy*

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 1522 1313 88.3 86.2-90.1 100 6.4 5.0- 8.1 53 2.5 1.7- 3.6 56 2.8 2.0- 4.0
Age
< 20 years 192 156 79.8 71.2-86.3 24 13.6 8.3-21.6 7 3.4 1.3- 8.8 5 3.2 1.1- 8.7
20-24 years 396 331 85.4 80.6-89.2 31 7.8 5.1-11.7 17 3.1 1.6- 5.9 17 3.7 2.0- 6.8
25-34 years 745 669 91.4 88.6-93.5 29 4.1 2.6- 6.2 21 2.0 1.1- 3.7 26 2.5 1.5- 4.3
35+ years 189 157 90.0 84.0-94.0 16 6.1 3.1-11.6 8 2.4 0.9- 6.4 8 1.5 0.5- 4.5
Race
White 1047 880 87.0 84.4-89.2 71 6.3 4.7- 8.3 45 3.2 2.1- 4.7 51 3.6 2.5- 5.2
Black 402 368 92.7 88.3-95.5 25 6.7 3.9-11.2 5 0.4 0.2- 0.9 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5
Other 73 65 88.3 75.9-94.8 4 7.0 2.4-18.7 3 2.5 0.5-11.7 1 2.2 0.3-14.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 158 96.1 90.3-98.5 3 2.9 0.9- 8.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1
No 1359 1155 87.3 85.0-89.3 97 6.8 5.3- 8.7 52 2.8 1.9- 4.1 55 3.0 2.1- 4.3
Education
< High School 334 264 81.0 75.3-85.6 31 9.9 6.6-14.8 20 3.8 2.0- 6.9 19 5.3 3.0- 9.1
High School 436 361 87.1 82.6-90.6 36 6.8 4.4-10.5 21 3.8 2.1- 6.8 18 2.2 1.1- 4.6
> High School 749 685 92.4 89.8-94.4 33 4.5 3.0- 6.7 12 1.2 0.6- 2.6 19 1.9 1.0- 3.5
Marital Status
Married 975 865 90.3 87.8-92.3 46 4.9 3.5- 6.8 28 2.1 1.3- 3.4 36 2.8 1.8- 4.3
Other 547 448 84.1 79.7-87.7 54 9.6 6.8-13.4 25 3.4 2.0- 6.0 20 2.8 1.5- 5.2
Income
15,999 or less 446 356 81.9 76.9-86.1 42 9.8 6.8-14.1 23 3.6 2.0- 6.4 25 4.6 2.7- 7.8
16,000-24,999 171 133 79.6 71.0-86.1 22 13.2 8.0-21.0 11 5.8 2.7-12.0 5 1.4 0.4- 5.8
25,000-39,999 206 179 90.5 84.5-94.3 10 3.7 1.6- 8.4 7 2.1 0.7- 6.0 10 3.7 1.6- 8.4
40,000 or more 546 509 94.5 91.8-96.4 19 3.2 1.9- 5.5 7 0.9 0.3- 2.5 11 1.3 0.6- 3.0
WIC recipient
No 828 747 93.0 90.7-94.8 37 3.8 2.5- 5.7 21 1.3 0.7- 2.5 23 1.9 1.0- 3.3
Yes 680 553 82.4 78.5-85.7 62 9.5 7.0-12.7 32 4.1 2.6- 6.4 33 4.0 2.5- 6.3
Medicaid recipient
No 753 699 93.8 91.4-95.5 30 3.7 2.4- 5.7 12 1.4 0.7- 2.8 12 1.1 0.5- 2.4
Yes 769 614 82.2 78.4-85.4 70 9.4 7.0-12.4 41 3.8 2.5- 5.9 44 4.6 3.1- 6.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 682 566 82.9 79.9-85.5 48 6.9 5.3- 9.0 34 5.3 3.8- 7.3 34 4.9 3.5- 6.7
2500+ grams 840 747 88.8 86.4-90.8 52 6.3 4.9- 8.2 19 2.3 1.5- 3.5 22 2.6 1.7- 3.9

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 29. 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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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