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2006 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 326 72 23.6 18.1-30.2 72 23.9 18.1-30.7 182 52.5 45.2-59.7
Age
< 20 years 43 7 9.9 3.3-25.9 17 41.6 23.3-62.7 19 48.5 28.6-68.8
20-24 years 107 24 28.0 18.2-40.6 22 22.4 13.8-34.1 61 49.6 37.4-61.9
25-34 years 145 37 26.4 18.0-36.8 25 18.0 11.0-28.2 83 55.6 44.7-66.0
35+ years 31 4 16.2 5.5-39.3 8 30.2 12.7-56.3 19 53.6 30.8-75.0
Race
White 264 66 26.1 19.7-33.6 58 23.4 17.3-31.0 140 50.5 42.5-58.5
Black 53 4 12.4 4.2-31.1 11 24.5 11.9-43.7 38 63.1 44.2-78.8
Other 9 2 27.0 6.1-67.7 3 29.6 5.6-74.8 4 43.4 12.0-81.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 11 4 27.8 7.8-63.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 72.2 36.4-92.2
No 315 68 23.4 17.8-30.2 72 24.9 19.0-32.0 175 51.6 44.2-59.0
Education
< High School 66 7 9.5 3.6-22.8 13 17.4 7.5-35.2 46 73.2 55.6-85.6
High School 129 26 24.0 15.5-35.2 34 26.2 17.3-37.5 69 49.8 38.5-61.2
> High School 131 39 30.4 21.4-41.2 25 24.5 16.1-35.4 67 45.1 34.6-56.0
Marital Status
Married 161 45 30.9 22.4-40.8 29 17.0 10.9-25.6 87 52.1 42.2-61.8
Other 165 27 17.7 11.2-26.8 43 29.4 20.8-39.8 95 52.9 42.4-63.1
Income
14,999 or less 128 16 15.9 9.1-26.2 30 20.8 13.0-31.4 82 63.4 51.6-73.8
15,000-24,999 50 15 42.9 25.2-62.7 8 21.7 9.1-43.6 27 35.3 20.2-54.1
25,000-49,999 66 15 21.2 11.7-35.2 16 30.4 17.8-46.9 35 48.4 33.7-63.4
50,000 or more 56 20 32.4 19.0-49.4 11 23.0 11.8-39.8 25 44.7 29.2-61.2
WIC recipient
No 132 39 34.4 24.5-45.9 26 18.8 11.4-29.4 67 46.8 35.8-58.1
Yes 194 33 17.3 11.4-25.4 46 26.8 19.2-36.0 115 55.9 46.4-64.9
Medicaid recipient
No 108 38 36.2 25.6-48.3 23 23.7 14.8-35.6 47 40.1 29.1-52.2
Yes 218 34 17.3 11.6-25.1 49 23.9 17.0-32.6 135 58.8 49.6-67.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 174 31 14.7 10.4-20.3 36 21.1 15.5-28.0 107 64.2 56.7-71.1
2500+ grams 152 41 24.9 18.6-32.3 36 24.2 17.8-32.0 75 50.9 42.7-59.1

*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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