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2007 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 1658 1399 85.7 83.4-87.7 259 14.3 12.3-16.6
Age
< 20 years 195 166 88.0 81.0-92.6 29 12.0 7.4-19.0
20-24 years 394 308 79.2 73.7-83.9 86 20.8 16.1-26.3
25-34 years 839 714 86.6 83.4-89.3 125 13.4 10.7-16.6
35+ years 230 211 92.7 87.3-95.9 19 7.3 4.1-12.7
Race
White 1145 966 86.4 83.7-88.7 179 13.6 11.3-16.3
Black 443 367 82.6 77.1-87.0 76 17.4 13.0-22.9
Other 70 66 91.6 77.9-97.1 4 8.4 2.9-22.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 209 205 97.9 93.9-99.3 4 2.1 0.7- 6.1
No 1446 1191 83.3 80.7-85.7 255 16.7 14.3-19.3
Education
< High School 329 244 79.3 73.3-84.3 85 20.7 15.7-26.7
High School 453 361 83.2 78.4-87.1 92 16.8 12.9-21.6
> High School 870 788 89.9 87.0-92.2 82 10.1 7.8-13.0
Marital Status
Married 1008 899 90.4 87.9-92.4 109 9.6 7.6-12.1
Other 650 500 79.2 74.8-82.9 150 20.8 17.1-25.2
Income
14,999 or less 443 314 74.5 68.9-79.4 129 25.5 20.6-31.1
15,000-24,999 256 211 83.0 76.2-88.2 45 17.0 11.8-23.8
25,000-49,999 305 266 88.2 82.9-92.0 39 11.8 8.0-17.1
50,000 or more 541 507 94.0 91.0-96.1 34 6.0 3.9- 9.0
WIC recipient
No 945 846 90.9 88.3-93.0 99 9.1 7.0-11.7
Yes 700 543 79.4 75.3-82.9 157 20.6 17.1-24.7
Medicaid recipient
No 788 728 93.0 90.3-94.9 60 7.0 5.1- 9.7
Yes 870 671 79.6 76.0-82.8 199 20.4 17.2-24.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 764 620 80.1 77.2-82.8 144 19.9 17.2-22.8
2500+ grams 894 779 86.2 83.7-88.4 115 13.8 11.6-16.3

*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.)

#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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