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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

How many cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now?

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 358 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 18 4.6 2.5- 8.4 95 26.7 21.0-33.4 244 68.5 61.7-74.6
Age
< 20 years 46 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 14 34.2 18.1-55.0 32 65.8 45.0-81.9
20-24 years 114 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 7 4.1 1.5-10.6 30 22.6 14.2-34.0 76 73.1 61.5-82.2
25-34 years 163 0 0.0 . - . 8 6.2 2.7-13.8 40 28.2 19.7-38.6 115 65.6 55.1-74.7
35+ years 35 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.9 1.3-23.4 11 21.6 9.5-42.0 21 72.5 51.7-86.6
Race
White 285 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 16 4.9 2.6- 9.0 80 31.5 24.6-39.4 188 63.5 55.6-70.7
Black 63 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 11 11.9 5.0-25.7 51 87.5 73.8-94.5
Other 10 0 0.0 . - . 1 22.6 3.4-71.1 4 17.7 3.8-54.0 5 59.7 22.8-88.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 17 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 2 10.6 1.9-42.7 14 87.9 57.9-97.5
No 341 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 17 4.8 2.6- 8.7 93 27.5 21.6-34.4 230 67.6 60.6-73.9
Education
< High School 70 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 6 8.4 2.6-23.6 25 33.0 19.3-50.3 38 58.3 41.2-73.6
High School 141 0 0.0 . - . 9 5.3 2.3-11.8 38 29.8 20.6-41.0 94 64.9 53.7-74.6
> High School 147 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.1 0.6- 7.1 32 20.3 13.4-29.5 112 77.7 68.3-84.9
Marital Status
Married 177 0 0.0 . - . 10 7.2 3.6-13.9 45 26.0 18.6-35.0 122 66.8 57.5-75.0
Other 181 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 8 2.5 0.7- 8.3 50 27.4 19.3-37.3 122 69.9 59.9-78.4
Income
14,999 or less 136 0 0.0 . - . 6 5.9 2.3-14.5 46 33.7 23.7-45.4 84 60.4 48.7-71.0
15,000-24,999 55 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 4 4.8 1.4-15.6 12 14.9 6.4-31.0 38 79.7 63.5-89.9
25,000-49,999 73 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.2 0.4- 3.1 20 32.0 20.2-46.8 49 66.8 52.2-78.8
50,000 or more 64 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.3 1.5-17.3 8 9.3 3.6-22.0 53 85.5 71.7-93.1
WIC recipient
No 144 0 0.0 . - . 8 4.3 1.7-10.4 30 20.1 12.6-30.5 106 75.6 65.1-83.7
Yes 209 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 10 5.0 2.3-10.8 65 31.8 23.9-40.8 133 63.1 53.9-71.4
Medicaid recipient
No 119 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.7 0.8- 8.8 21 16.4 9.7-26.4 94 80.9 70.7-88.1
Yes 239 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 14 5.6 2.8-11.0 74 31.9 24.3-40.6 150 62.4 53.6-70.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 189 1 0.6 0.1- 3.8 10 6.2 3.4-11.2 51 27.3 21.3-34.2 127 65.9 58.6-72.5
2500+ grams 169 0 0.0 . - . 8 4.4 2.2- 8.9 44 26.7 20.3-34.2 117 68.9 61.2-75.7

**Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 31. How many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now?

~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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