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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
More than 11 cigarettes 6-10 cigarettes Up to 5 None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 457 8 1.2 0.4- 3.7 15 2.6 1.2- 5.4 51 12.4 8.8-17.1 383 83.8 78.8-87.8
Age
< 20 years 67 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 1 3.2 0.5-19.5 10 21.0 10.7-37.2 55 75.5 59.0-86.8
20-24 years 175 2 1.4 0.2- 7.8 6 1.8 0.5- 6.9 21 11.8 6.7-19.8 146 85.0 76.5-90.8
25-34 years 182 5 1.6 0.4- 7.1 8 3.6 1.3- 9.1 17 9.1 4.9-16.0 152 85.8 77.9-91.1
35+ years 33 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 15.7 4.4-43.3 30 84.3 56.7-95.6
Race
White 337 5 0.2 0.1- 0.6 11 2.3 0.9- 5.5 43 14.0 9.7-19.7 278 83.5 77.6-88.1
Black 107 3 4.6 1.2-15.6 4 4.0 1.1-13.5 5 6.4 2.2-17.1 95 85.0 72.7-92.4
Other 13 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 17.0 3.4-54.2 10 83.0 45.8-96.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 18 99.1 93.7-99.9
No 438 7 1.2 0.4- 3.9 15 2.7 1.3- 5.6 51 13.0 9.3-17.9 365 83.1 77.8-87.3
Education
< High School 137 4 3.5 1.0-11.8 6 6.4 2.5-15.2 28 23.3 15.0-34.4 99 66.8 55.2-76.6
High School 164 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 6 0.7 0.3- 1.4 16 8.6 4.5-15.9 141 90.6 83.5-94.9
> High School 155 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 3 1.4 0.3- 6.6 7 6.3 2.8-13.9 142 91.9 84.3-96.0
Marital Status
Married 220 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8 7 1.3 0.4- 4.4 21 8.2 4.7-13.9 188 90.1 84.3-93.9
Other 237 4 2.0 0.6- 6.8 8 3.7 1.5- 8.7 30 15.9 10.5-23.4 195 78.4 70.4-84.8
Income
14,999 or less 182 4 1.5 0.3- 6.8 7 3.3 1.2- 8.7 21 14.0 8.4-22.3 150 81.2 72.4-87.7
15,000-24,999 90 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.7 0.5-14.7 10 9.4 4.1-20.3 78 87.9 76.0-94.3
25,000-49,999 93 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 2 2.7 0.4-14.4 11 13.7 6.7-26.1 79 83.5 70.6-91.4
50,000 or more 60 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 2 0.6 0.2- 2.4 1 2.9 0.4-17.6 55 96.0 84.8-99.0
WIC recipient
No 167 2 0.2 0.1- 0.8 5 2.0 0.5- 8.2 14 5.3 2.4-11.4 146 92.5 85.7-96.2
Yes 285 6 1.8 0.5- 5.6 10 3.0 1.3- 6.8 37 16.2 11.3-22.8 232 79.1 72.1-84.7
Medicaid recipient
No 129 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 4 0.7 0.3- 1.8 7 1.3 0.6- 2.6 115 97.7 96.0-98.6
Yes 328 5 1.5 0.4- 4.9 11 3.2 1.5- 6.9 44 16.0 11.4-22.0 268 79.3 72.9-84.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 237 6 2.2 1.0- 4.8 10 4.2 2.3- 7.4 25 11.2 7.8-16.0 196 82.4 77.1-86.7
2500+ grams 220 2 1.1 0.3- 4.2 5 2.4 1.0- 5.7 26 12.5 8.6-17.8 187 84.0 78.3-88.4

**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?

#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.

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