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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Change in smoking: from 3 months Before Pregnancy to Now*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Smoker who quit # cigarettes reduced # cigarettes same/more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 435 93 23.4 18.7-28.9 104 22.2 17.5-27.8 238 54.4 48.2-60.4
Age
< 20 years 64 6 10.7 3.9-26.3 13 15.0 6.8-29.9 45 74.3 57.9-85.8
20-24 years 169 41 26.1 18.5-35.6 45 25.0 17.3-34.5 83 48.9 39.1-58.8
25-34 years 171 42 26.7 19.2-35.8 37 21.9 14.9-31.2 92 51.4 41.8-60.9
35+ years 31 4 18.0 6.1-42.4 9 24.3 9.6-49.3 18 57.7 34.3-78.1
Race
White 321 79 27.8 22.0-34.5 72 21.2 16.0-27.7 170 50.9 43.9-57.9
Black 103 13 9.0 4.1-18.6 30 26.7 16.8-39.6 60 64.3 51.2-75.6
Other 11 1 21.2 3.0-69.7 2 5.1 1.1-20.8 8 73.7 30.5-94.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 7 22.5 7.3-51.5 6 43.2 18.6-71.7 6 34.3 13.0-64.7
No 416 86 23.5 18.6-29.1 98 21.1 16.4-26.7 232 55.4 49.1-61.6
Education
< High School 131 16 9.7 4.8-18.7 34 22.5 14.4-33.5 81 67.8 56.3-77.4
High School 159 33 23.6 16.3-32.9 35 21.4 14.3-30.7 91 55.0 45.1-64.6
> High School 144 44 38.7 28.8-49.5 35 23.3 15.5-33.6 65 38.0 28.3-48.7
Marital Status
Married 206 57 34.3 26.6-42.9 39 16.4 11.0-23.8 110 49.3 40.8-57.8
Other 229 36 14.5 9.4-21.6 65 26.9 19.9-35.3 128 58.6 49.8-66.8
Income
14,999 or less 176 28 14.3 9.0-22.1 51 25.0 17.5-34.3 97 60.7 51.0-69.6
15,000-24,999 88 19 26.7 16.3-40.5 16 22.8 13.2-36.6 53 50.5 37.0-63.9
25,000-49,999 90 18 26.4 16.3-39.8 20 17.7 10.0-29.5 52 55.9 42.5-68.5
50,000 or more 52 23 49.7 33.2-66.3 12 13.9 5.8-29.6 17 36.4 21.7-54.1
WIC recipient
No 158 45 34.3 25.3-44.6 37 20.4 13.4-30.0 76 45.2 35.3-55.6
Yes 277 48 18.1 13.0-24.5 67 23.1 17.2-30.2 162 58.9 51.2-66.2
Medicaid recipient
No 120 45 49.0 37.5-60.5 25 19.5 11.7-30.8 50 31.5 21.9-43.0
Yes 315 48 15.5 11.0-21.4 79 23.0 17.5-29.6 188 61.4 54.3-68.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 225 37 15.9 11.8-21.1 60 26.2 21.0-32.2 128 57.8 51.4-64.0
2500+ grams 210 56 24.3 19.1-30.4 44 21.7 16.6-28.0 110 54.0 47.2-60.7

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 28 and 30.

#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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