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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

In the 3 months before you got pregnant, 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 351 12 2.9 1.4- 5.9 38 9.9 6.7-14.5 119 33.1 26.8-40.1 182 54.1 47.0-60.9
Age
< 20 years 44 3 7.5 2.0-24.2 5 5.4 1.4-18.5 15 24.7 11.8-44.7 21 62.4 42.3-78.9
20-24 years 112 5 4.2 1.4-11.9 16 14.9 8.2-25.4 36 30.6 20.7-42.7 55 50.4 38.4-62.3
25-34 years 160 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 13 9.5 5.2-17.0 52 35.6 26.1-46.3 92 54.5 44.0-64.6
35+ years 35 1 4.0 0.6-23.8 4 2.7 0.9- 7.4 16 42.0 22.8-64.0 14 51.3 30.3-71.9
Race
White 280 9 3.4 1.6- 7.5 35 12.7 8.5-18.6 107 39.2 31.8-47.1 129 44.6 37.0-52.5
Black 62 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 7 5.4 1.6-16.9 51 92.6 82.2-97.1
Other 9 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.1 0.8-17.4 5 67.3 28.3-91.5 2 28.6 6.6-69.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 15 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.1 0.2- 7.9 3 12.5 2.6-43.1 11 86.4 56.9-96.8
No 336 12 3.0 1.5- 6.2 37 10.4 7.0-15.2 116 34.1 27.6-41.3 171 52.5 45.3-59.6
Education
< High School 67 3 1.5 0.4- 4.9 8 3.4 1.6- 7.1 22 30.4 17.0-48.2 34 64.8 47.4-78.9
High School 139 5 3.8 1.4-10.3 17 12.4 7.1-20.8 56 40.9 30.5-52.2 61 42.9 32.3-54.0
> High School 145 4 2.6 0.7- 8.5 13 10.4 5.4-18.8 41 25.9 18.1-35.5 87 61.2 50.8-70.7
Marital Status
Married 175 4 2.2 0.6- 7.3 21 13.5 8.2-21.6 57 29.6 21.8-38.7 93 54.7 45.1-63.9
Other 176 8 3.5 1.4- 8.3 17 7.0 3.7-12.7 62 36.0 26.9-46.3 89 53.5 43.4-63.4
Income
14,999 or less 134 5 2.1 0.6- 6.9 16 9.8 5.2-17.8 48 36.8 26.4-48.7 65 51.3 39.7-62.6
15,000-24,999 55 1 3.6 0.5-21.7 5 6.0 1.7-19.2 24 45.3 27.9-63.9 25 45.1 27.6-63.9
25,000-49,999 73 2 2.5 0.4-13.1 7 9.3 3.7-21.2 23 30.6 18.8-45.6 41 57.6 42.9-71.1
50,000 or more 60 3 5.9 1.6-19.9 6 9.7 3.6-23.6 15 24.2 13.3-39.9 36 60.2 44.1-74.4
WIC recipient
No 144 4 1.5 0.4- 5.6 15 8.6 4.4-16.1 46 31.3 22.1-42.3 79 58.6 47.7-68.7
Yes 207 8 3.8 1.6- 8.5 23 10.8 6.6-17.2 73 34.2 26.1-43.4 103 51.2 42.1-60.3
Medicaid recipient
No 116 3 2.8 0.7- 9.9 10 8.9 4.2-17.9 34 25.1 16.5-36.2 69 63.2 51.6-73.5
Yes 235 9 3.0 1.2- 6.9 28 10.4 6.5-16.3 85 37.1 29.0-46.0 113 49.5 40.7-58.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 188 7 4.4 2.1- 9.2 20 10.8 7.0-16.2 65 33.5 27.1-40.6 96 51.3 44.0-58.6
2500+ grams 163 5 2.7 1.1- 6.3 18 9.8 6.2-15.1 54 33.1 26.0-41.0 86 54.4 46.5-62.2

**Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 29. In the 3 months before you got pregnant, 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.

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