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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Number of Cigarettes Smoked 3 months Before 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 1423 1067 76.4 73.5-79.1 68 4.8 3.6- 6.4 111 7.6 6.0- 9.5 177 11.2 9.3-13.5
Age
< 20 years 148 90 58.1 47.0-68.4 8 5.1 1.9-12.7 27 21.3 13.6-31.7 23 15.6 9.2-25.2
20-24 years 385 253 65.3 59.0-71.1 27 6.7 4.1-10.7 33 8.4 5.6-12.5 72 19.6 15.0-25.2
25-34 years 706 576 84.2 80.6-87.2 29 4.5 3.0- 6.8 43 5.5 3.7- 8.0 58 5.8 4.1- 8.2
35+ years 184 148 85.0 77.4-90.4 4 1.3 0.3- 5.6 8 2.6 0.9- 7.0 24 11.1 6.5-18.2
Race
White 977 705 73.9 70.4-77.1 38 4.1 2.8- 5.9 80 8.4 6.5-10.9 154 13.6 11.2-16.4
Black 384 309 82.0 76.0-86.8 27 7.9 4.8-12.7 29 5.8 3.3- 9.9 19 4.3 2.2- 8.2
Other 62 53 89.6 75.9-95.9 3 0.8 0.3- 2.4 2 3.1 0.6-15.4 4 6.5 1.8-20.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 140 96.7 91.3-98.8 3 1.1 0.2- 5.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7
No 1274 924 73.3 70.1-76.3 65 5.4 4.0- 7.2 110 8.7 6.9-11.0 175 12.6 10.4-15.1
Education
< High School 295 179 67.8 60.8-74.2 22 4.8 2.7- 8.5 42 11.2 7.4-16.6 52 16.1 11.4-22.2
High School 421 294 69.2 63.3-74.6 18 5.0 2.9- 8.6 36 9.9 6.7-14.2 73 15.9 11.9-20.9
> High School 705 592 84.7 81.1-87.7 28 4.6 3.0- 7.1 33 4.6 3.0- 6.9 52 6.1 4.3- 8.6
Marital Status
Married 905 731 81.9 78.6-84.8 26 2.8 1.8- 4.5 55 6.7 4.9- 9.0 93 8.6 6.7-11.1
Other 518 336 66.3 60.7-71.5 42 8.5 5.8-12.2 56 9.3 6.5-13.1 84 16.0 12.2-20.6
Income
15,999 or less 380 241 64.8 58.2-70.8 27 5.8 3.4- 9.6 45 12.1 8.4-17.2 67 17.3 12.9-22.9
16,000-24,999 183 125 69.9 61.0-77.5 9 6.7 3.3-13.2 16 7.8 4.2-14.0 33 15.6 10.1-23.3
25,000-39,999 205 142 72.7 64.3-79.8 11 5.5 2.7-11.1 25 12.4 7.6-19.5 27 9.4 5.4-15.7
40,000 or more 496 433 87.5 83.5-90.6 14 2.9 1.6- 5.3 17 3.4 1.9- 6.0 32 6.2 4.0- 9.3
WIC recipient
No 747 610 81.9 78.2-85.1 26 3.2 2.0- 5.1 46 5.8 4.1- 8.3 65 9.1 6.8-12.0
Yes 668 451 70.3 65.7-74.6 41 6.6 4.5- 9.5 65 9.6 7.1-13.0 111 13.4 10.5-17.1
Medicaid recipient
No 693 591 85.3 81.8-88.2 22 3.5 2.2- 5.7 34 5.2 3.5- 7.7 46 6.0 4.2- 8.4
Yes 730 476 67.8 63.3-72.1 46 6.0 4.1- 8.7 77 9.9 7.4-13.1 131 16.3 13.1-20.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 647 463 70.6 67.0-74.0 32 5.3 3.8- 7.3 56 9.2 7.2-11.8 96 14.8 12.4-17.7
2500+ grams 776 604 76.9 73.7-79.8 36 4.8 3.4- 6.5 55 7.4 5.8- 9.6 81 10.9 8.8-13.3

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 28. In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day? (A pack has 20 cigarettes.)

#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 22MAR05

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