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2007 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 396 81 22.8 17.9-28.6 97 27.6 22.2-33.7 218 49.6 43.2-56.0
Age
< 20 years 54 10 22.0 10.4-40.7 10 13.0 5.3-28.5 34 65.0 46.8-79.7
20-24 years 123 16 15.7 9.0-26.0 29 31.8 22.0-43.5 78 52.5 41.1-63.7
25-34 years 191 47 26.4 19.2-35.0 51 30.7 22.8-39.9 93 43.0 34.2-52.2
35+ years 28 8 33.9 15.7-58.5 7 14.9 4.8-37.8 13 51.2 29.1-73.0
Race
White 280 64 26.9 20.9-34.0 70 27.2 21.1-34.5 146 45.8 38.5-53.3
Black 108 14 10.5 4.8-21.2 25 27.9 17.6-41.2 69 61.7 48.3-73.5
Other 8 3 23.7 4.4-67.8 2 34.0 8.4-74.3 3 42.3 11.9-79.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 6 1 2.0 0.2-13.8 3 60.1 21.0-89.5 2 37.9 9.5-78.1
No 389 80 23.4 18.4-29.3 94 26.9 21.5-33.1 215 49.6 43.2-56.1
Education
< High School 108 11 11.5 5.4-22.9 17 19.6 11.2-32.1 80 68.9 55.7-79.6
High School 134 20 15.1 8.6-25.0 40 36.9 26.8-48.3 74 48.0 37.1-59.1
> High School 154 50 36.3 27.6-46.1 40 25.0 17.4-34.5 64 38.7 29.6-48.6
Marital Status
Married 182 45 29.2 21.8-37.9 50 29.8 22.2-38.7 87 41.1 32.6-50.1
Other 214 36 17.5 11.6-25.5 47 25.8 18.6-34.6 131 56.7 47.6-65.5
Income
14,999 or less 162 22 14.5 8.5-23.6 32 21.5 14.1-31.3 108 64.1 53.5-73.4
15,000-24,999 69 9 10.5 4.2-24.1 27 50.9 35.7-65.9 33 38.6 25.0-54.2
25,000-49,999 67 13 24.7 13.8-40.3 20 29.9 18.1-45.2 34 45.4 31.1-60.5
50,000 or more 78 34 47.3 34.4-60.6 15 17.9 9.7-30.8 29 34.8 23.3-48.4
WIC recipient
No 174 48 31.7 23.5-41.1 41 29.3 21.2-38.9 85 39.1 30.3-48.6
Yes 217 30 15.6 10.3-23.1 56 26.8 19.8-35.2 131 57.6 48.8-65.9
Medicaid recipient
No 117 41 39.9 29.6-51.1 25 22.5 14.4-33.3 51 37.6 27.6-48.9
Yes 279 40 15.3 10.5-21.8 72 29.8 23.1-37.5 167 54.9 47.0-62.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 203 32 15.2 11.1-20.7 43 21.0 16.0-27.0 128 63.8 57.1-69.9
2500+ grams 193 49 23.6 18.3-30.0 54 28.3 22.4-35.2 90 48.0 41.0-55.1

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

#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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