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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked After Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1449 1131 79.5 76.7-82.0 318 20.5 18.0-23.3
Age
< 20 years 153 99 64.8 53.9-74.3 54 35.2 25.7-46.1
20-24 years 394 274 67.8 61.6-73.3 120 32.2 26.7-38.4
25-34 years 717 605 87.2 83.9-89.9 112 12.8 10.1-16.1
35+ years 185 153 87.1 79.8-92.0 32 12.9 8.0-20.2
Race
White 993 756 77.9 74.6-80.9 237 22.1 19.1-25.4
Black 394 322 82.9 77.1-87.5 72 17.1 12.5-22.9
Other 62 53 87.5 73.3-94.7 9 12.5 5.3-26.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 143 97.0 91.4-99.0 4 3.0 1.0- 8.6
No 1299 985 76.8 73.7-79.6 314 23.2 20.4-26.3
Education
< High School 304 195 69.7 62.8-75.8 109 30.3 24.2-37.2
High School 433 313 72.1 66.4-77.2 120 27.9 22.8-33.6
> High School 710 621 88.7 85.4-91.3 89 11.3 8.7-14.6
Marital Status
Married 916 769 84.7 81.7-87.4 147 15.3 12.6-18.3
Other 533 362 69.8 64.4-74.7 171 30.2 25.3-35.6
Income
15,999 or less 385 257 67.0 60.6-72.8 128 33.0 27.2-39.4
16,000-24,999 192 136 72.7 64.2-79.9 56 27.3 20.1-35.8
25,000-39,999 210 154 78.0 70.2-84.3 56 22.0 15.7-29.8
40,000 or more 500 453 91.4 87.9-93.9 47 8.6 6.1-12.1
WIC recipient
No 757 649 85.9 82.5-88.7 108 14.1 11.3-17.5
Yes 684 476 72.5 68.0-76.6 208 27.5 23.4-32.0
Medicaid recipient
No 702 622 89.3 86.2-91.8 80 10.7 8.2-13.8
Yes 747 509 70.1 65.7-74.2 238 29.9 25.8-34.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 656 490 74.2 70.8-77.4 166 25.8 22.6-29.2
2500+ grams 793 641 79.9 76.9-82.6 152 20.1 17.4-23.1

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 30. How many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now?

#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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