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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Have you smoked at least 100 cigarettes in the past 2 years?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1560 1098 72.2 69.3-74.9 462 27.8 25.1-30.7
Age
< 20 years 162 94 60.3 50.0-69.7 68 39.7 30.3-50.0
20-24 years 403 226 59.8 53.6-65.6 177 40.2 34.4-46.4
25-34 years 800 618 78.8 75.1-82.1 182 21.2 17.9-24.9
35+ years 195 160 83.0 75.2-88.8 35 17.0 11.2-24.8
Race
White 1076 735 71.5 68.1-74.7 341 28.5 25.3-31.9
Black 420 311 72.1 65.6-77.8 109 27.9 22.2-34.4
Other 64 52 85.6 72.2-93.1 12 14.4 6.9-27.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 174 155 91.2 84.8-95.1 19 8.8 4.9-15.2
No 1386 943 68.8 65.6-71.9 443 31.2 28.1-34.4
Education
< High School 314 179 63.8 56.9-70.2 135 36.2 29.8-43.1
High School 447 278 61.1 55.2-66.8 169 38.9 33.2-44.8
> High School 796 639 82.9 79.5-85.9 157 17.1 14.1-20.5
Marital Status
Married 963 740 78.9 75.6-81.8 223 21.1 18.2-24.4
Other 597 358 61.6 56.3-66.6 239 38.4 33.4-43.7
Income
14,999 or less 462 276 61.4 55.5-67.0 186 38.6 33.0-44.5
15,000-24,999 243 152 65.2 57.2-72.4 91 34.8 27.6-42.8
25,000-49,999 319 225 73.4 67.1-78.9 94 26.6 21.1-32.9
50,000 or more 418 359 86.5 82.0-90.1 59 13.5 9.9-18.0
WIC recipient
No 794 624 81.4 77.8-84.5 170 18.6 15.5-22.2
Yes 760 469 62.9 58.3-67.2 291 37.1 32.8-41.7
Medicaid recipient
No 717 589 85.0 81.6-87.9 128 15.0 12.1-18.4
Yes 843 509 61.7 57.4-65.8 334 38.3 34.2-42.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 700 460 64.3 60.7-67.7 240 35.7 32.3-39.3
2500+ grams 860 638 72.9 69.7-75.8 222 27.1 24.2-30.3

#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 02OCT06

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