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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked Last 3 months of Pregnancy

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1555 1291 85.2 82.8-87.3 264 14.8 12.7-17.2
Age
< 20 years 161 121 77.3 67.8-84.7 40 22.7 15.3-32.2
20-24 years 401 306 80.2 74.8-84.7 95 19.8 15.3-25.2
25-34 years 800 696 88.6 85.5-91.1 104 11.4 8.9-14.5
35+ years 193 168 89.3 82.3-93.8 25 10.7 6.2-17.7
Race
White 1072 877 85.1 82.2-87.5 195 14.9 12.5-17.8
Black 418 357 84.2 78.6-88.6 61 15.8 11.4-21.4
Other 65 57 93.6 83.3-97.7 8 6.4 2.3-16.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 164 95.0 89.4-97.7 10 5.0 2.3-10.6
No 1381 1127 83.5 80.8-85.9 254 16.5 14.1-19.2
Education
< High School 316 211 71.3 64.7-77.2 105 28.7 22.8-35.3
High School 442 346 80.6 75.4-84.9 96 19.4 15.1-24.6
> High School 794 731 94.6 92.4-96.2 63 5.4 3.8- 7.6
Marital Status
Married 960 846 90.4 88.0-92.4 114 9.6 7.6-12.0
Other 595 445 77.0 72.2-81.2 150 23.0 18.8-27.8
Income
14,999 or less 458 336 75.6 70.1-80.3 122 24.4 19.7-29.9
15,000-24,999 242 190 83.1 76.3-88.2 52 16.9 11.8-23.7
25,000-49,999 318 263 86.1 80.8-90.2 55 13.9 9.8-19.2
50,000 or more 419 399 95.7 92.6-97.5 20 4.3 2.5- 7.4
WIC recipient
No 791 715 92.7 90.1-94.7 76 7.3 5.3- 9.9
Yes 754 568 77.7 73.7-81.3 186 22.3 18.7-26.3
Medicaid recipient
No 718 669 95.6 93.5-97.0 49 4.4 3.0- 6.5
Yes 837 622 76.7 72.8-80.2 215 23.3 19.8-27.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 697 543 76.3 72.9-79.3 154 23.7 20.7-27.1
2500+ grams 858 748 86.0 83.4-88.3 110 14.0 11.7-16.6

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 30: In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, 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 12OCT06

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