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2006 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 1335 1136 87.0 84.4-89.1 199 13.0 10.9-15.6
Age
< 20 years 133 101 82.5 72.8-89.2 32 17.5 10.8-27.2
20-24 years 297 239 86.4 81.2-90.4 58 13.6 9.6-18.8
25-34 years 686 600 87.9 84.3-90.8 86 12.1 9.2-15.7
35+ years 219 196 88.3 81.0-93.0 23 11.7 7.0-19.0
Race
White 976 816 85.7 82.6-88.2 160 14.3 11.8-17.4
Black 282 251 91.0 85.7-94.5 31 9.0 5.5-14.3
Other 77 69 86.1 69.9-94.3 8 13.9 5.7-30.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 175 98.5 94.9-99.5 4 1.5 0.5- 5.1
No 1156 961 84.7 81.8-87.2 195 15.3 12.8-18.2
Education
< High School 215 162 85.1 78.3-90.0 53 14.9 10.0-21.7
High School 399 316 79.3 73.4-84.1 83 20.7 15.9-26.6
> High School 719 656 92.3 89.6-94.3 63 7.7 5.7-10.4
Marital Status
Married 876 788 91.3 88.7-93.3 88 8.7 6.7-11.3
Other 459 348 80.6 75.6-84.9 111 19.4 15.1-24.4
Income
14,999 or less 351 257 76.8 70.5-82.1 94 23.2 17.9-29.5
15,000-24,999 173 145 89.2 81.8-93.8 28 10.8 6.2-18.2
25,000-49,999 258 220 85.1 78.7-89.8 38 14.9 10.2-21.3
50,000 or more 441 418 96.0 93.2-97.6 23 4.0 2.4- 6.8
WIC recipient
No 750 682 92.9 90.2-94.9 68 7.1 5.1- 9.8
Yes 576 445 80.1 75.6-84.0 131 19.9 16.0-24.4
Medicaid recipient
No 671 623 93.1 90.3-95.2 48 6.9 4.8- 9.7
Yes 664 513 81.6 77.5-85.1 151 18.4 14.9-22.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 586 473 78.1 74.3-81.5 113 21.9 18.5-25.7
2500+ grams 749 663 87.7 85.0-90.0 86 12.3 10.0-15.0

*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.)

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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