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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Among Smokers, Continuous Smoking Before, During, After Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1357 1173 88.5 86.1-90.5 184 11.5 9.5-13.9
Age
< 20 years 138 109 85.0 76.0-91.0 29 15.0 9.0-24.0
20-24 years 299 244 87.2 82.0-91.0 55 12.8 9.0-18.0
25-34 years 697 617 89.3 85.9-92.0 80 10.7 8.0-14.1
35+ years 223 203 90.7 83.8-94.8 20 9.3 5.2-16.2
Race
White 989 841 87.3 84.4-89.7 148 12.7 10.3-15.6
Black 288 259 92.0 87.1-95.2 29 8.0 4.8-12.9
Other 80 73 88.7 72.7-95.9 7 11.3 4.1-27.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 183 180 99.2 96.4-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 3.6
No 1174 993 86.3 83.5-88.7 181 13.7 11.3-16.5
Education
< High School 221 174 87.8 81.5-92.1 47 12.2 7.9-18.5
High School 408 330 81.4 75.9-85.9 78 18.6 14.1-24.1
> High School 726 667 93.0 90.4-94.9 59 7.0 5.1- 9.6
Marital Status
Married 888 807 92.4 90.0-94.3 81 7.6 5.7-10.0
Other 469 366 82.8 78.0-86.7 103 17.2 13.3-22.0
Income
14,999 or less 357 268 79.3 73.3-84.2 89 20.7 15.8-26.7
15,000-24,999 177 151 91.1 84.5-95.0 26 8.9 5.0-15.5
25,000-49,999 261 225 86.3 80.0-90.8 36 13.7 9.2-20.0
50,000 or more 443 423 96.5 93.8-98.0 20 3.5 2.0- 6.2
WIC recipient
No 758 695 93.6 91.1-95.5 63 6.4 4.5- 8.9
Yes 583 462 82.4 78.2-86.0 121 17.6 14.0-21.8
Medicaid recipient
No 680 636 93.9 91.2-95.8 44 6.1 4.2- 8.8
Yes 677 537 83.8 79.9-87.0 140 16.2 13.0-20.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 600 493 79.8 76.1-83.0 107 20.2 17.0-23.9
2500+ grams 757 680 89.2 86.6-91.4 77 10.8 8.6-13.4

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 29-31.

~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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