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2003 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 1442 1213 86.8 84.4-88.8 110 6.6 5.2- 8.4 69 3.8 2.7- 5.2 50 2.9 2.0- 4.1
Age
< 20 years 149 114 77.6 67.3-85.4 18 10.1 5.2-18.7 12 9.1 4.5-17.7 5 3.1 0.9-10.1
20-24 years 388 306 80.4 74.9-84.9 38 9.0 6.0-13.3 27 6.4 3.9-10.3 17 4.2 2.3- 7.5
25-34 years 721 639 91.7 89.0-93.9 42 5.1 3.4- 7.4 22 1.6 0.8- 3.0 18 1.6 0.8- 3.2
35+ years 184 154 88.1 80.9-92.8 12 4.4 2.0- 9.6 8 2.6 0.9- 7.0 10 4.9 2.1-11.3
Race
White 990 810 85.4 82.5-87.9 78 6.5 4.9- 8.6 55 4.5 3.2- 6.4 47 3.6 2.4- 5.3
Black 391 348 89.7 84.7-93.2 27 7.3 4.4-11.8 13 2.0 0.8- 4.8 3 1.1 0.3- 3.9
Other 61 55 95.2 82.9-98.8 5 4.5 1.1-17.3 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 146 99.9 99.3- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 1292 1064 84.8 82.1-87.1 109 7.6 5.9- 9.6 69 4.3 3.1- 6.0 50 3.3 2.3- 4.8
Education
< High School 298 212 78.1 71.6-83.4 36 8.5 5.3-13.3 26 6.1 3.5-10.4 24 7.4 4.4-12.2
High School 431 350 83.1 78.2-87.2 37 8.1 5.3-12.0 31 6.3 3.9-10.0 13 2.5 1.2- 5.1
> High School 711 649 93.0 90.3-94.9 37 4.8 3.2- 7.2 12 1.1 0.5- 2.6 13 1.1 0.5- 2.3
Marital Status
Married 917 815 90.8 88.3-92.8 49 4.8 3.3- 6.8 26 2.4 1.5- 4.0 27 2.0 1.2- 3.4
Other 525 398 79.3 74.4-83.5 61 10.0 7.1-13.9 43 6.3 4.0- 9.6 23 4.4 2.6- 7.4
Income
15,999 or less 380 285 78.0 72.1-82.9 42 9.8 6.6-14.4 28 6.5 4.0-10.6 25 5.7 3.4- 9.4
16,000-24,999 189 148 81.7 73.8-87.6 17 8.4 4.7-14.7 13 5.6 2.6-11.5 11 4.3 1.9- 9.7
25,000-39,999 210 174 87.2 80.5-91.9 20 8.3 4.7-14.4 13 3.4 1.4- 7.8 3 1.1 0.2- 5.7
40,000 or more 501 467 94.4 91.5-96.4 19 3.2 1.8- 5.6 8 1.4 0.6- 3.5 7 1.0 0.4- 2.6
WIC recipient
No 754 682 91.4 88.5-93.6 38 4.0 2.6- 6.1 21 2.7 1.6- 4.8 13 1.9 1.0- 3.6
Yes 680 524 81.6 77.6-85.0 71 9.5 7.0-12.7 48 4.9 3.3- 7.4 37 4.0 2.5- 6.3
Medicaid recipient
No 701 652 93.7 91.1-95.5 26 3.8 2.4- 6.0 11 1.1 0.5- 2.5 12 1.4 0.7- 3.0
Yes 741 561 80.2 76.2-83.6 84 9.3 6.9-12.3 58 6.4 4.4- 9.0 38 4.2 2.7- 6.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 654 519 78.5 75.3-81.5 62 10.0 7.9-12.5 44 7.2 5.4- 9.5 29 4.3 3.0- 6.0
2500+ grams 788 694 87.5 84.9-89.7 48 6.3 4.8- 8.3 25 3.5 2.4- 5.1 21 2.7 1.8- 4.2

*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 22MAR05

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