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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Change in smoking: from 3 months Before Pregnancy to Now*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Smoker who quit # cigarettes reduced # cigarettes same/more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 358 85 28.9 23.2-35.4 93 24.5 19.3-30.7 180 46.5 40.0-53.2
Age
< 20 years 63 6 11.8 4.7-26.5 20 32.7 20.0-48.5 37 55.6 40.0-70.1
20-24 years 107 25 30.5 20.5-42.6 28 22.1 13.8-33.5 54 47.4 35.8-59.2
25-34 years 147 45 35.1 25.9-45.6 34 23.3 15.6-33.2 68 41.6 31.9-52.0
35+ years 41 9 32.6 16.2-54.6 11 21.3 9.0-42.6 21 46.1 27.0-66.5
Race
White 282 74 30.5 24.2-37.7 68 23.0 17.4-29.7 140 46.5 39.3-53.8
Black 60 8 22.5 10.3-42.5 19 31.9 17.3-51.1 33 45.6 28.4-63.9
Other 16 3 19.2 5.1-51.1 6 31.6 11.7-61.9 7 49.1 23.0-75.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 9 3 20.7 4.2-60.9 2 31.3 8.1-70.3 4 48.0 17.0-80.6
No 349 82 29.2 23.4-35.7 91 24.3 19.0-30.6 176 46.5 39.9-53.2
Education
< High School 93 11 14.2 7.3-26.0 17 22.3 13.3-35.0 65 63.5 50.3-74.9
High School 123 24 25.8 16.7-37.5 35 28.9 19.5-40.6 64 45.3 34.1-57.0
> High School 141 49 41.2 31.4-51.7 41 22.8 15.4-32.4 51 36.0 26.7-46.5
Marital Status
Married 193 61 37.4 29.3-46.2 43 19.3 13.4-27.1 89 43.3 34.9-52.1
Other 165 24 17.3 10.8-26.6 50 31.7 23.0-41.9 91 51.0 40.9-61.1
Income
15,999 or less 125 16 16.6 9.3-27.8 34 25.9 16.9-37.6 75 57.5 45.4-68.7
16,000-24,999 59 9 18.5 9.0-34.3 17 26.6 14.8-43.0 33 54.9 38.9-70.0
25,000-39,999 56 18 41.4 26.0-58.6 13 25.4 13.4-42.8 25 33.2 19.7-50.3
40,000 or more 89 36 43.3 31.4-56.0 20 16.6 9.3-27.9 33 40.1 28.5-53.0
WIC recipient
No 167 59 40.4 31.2-50.2 32 16.1 10.2-24.3 76 43.6 34.3-53.4
Yes 190 26 19.6 13.2-28.1 61 31.9 24.0-40.9 103 48.5 39.6-57.6
Medicaid recipient
No 125 53 44.8 34.5-55.6 24 16.9 10.4-26.5 48 38.2 28.4-49.1
Yes 233 32 19.2 13.3-26.9 69 29.2 22.1-37.5 132 51.6 43.2-59.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 180 30 15.7 11.2-21.5 50 26.6 20.9-33.3 100 57.7 50.5-64.5
2500+ grams 178 55 30.4 24.1-37.4 43 24.3 18.6-31.2 80 45.3 38.2-52.7

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 28,30.

#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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