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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Among Smokers, Continuous Smoking Before, During, After Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1678 1431 86.5 84.3-88.5 247 13.5 11.5-15.7
Age
< 20 years 197 169 89.1 82.4-93.4 28 10.9 6.6-17.6
20-24 years 403 321 80.9 75.6-85.3 82 19.1 14.7-24.4
25-34 years 846 726 87.2 84.1-89.9 120 12.8 10.1-15.9
35+ years 232 215 92.9 87.4-96.1 17 7.1 3.9-12.6
Race
White 1157 987 87.2 84.6-89.4 170 12.8 10.6-15.4
Black 447 374 83.4 78.0-87.6 73 16.6 12.4-22.0
Other 74 70 92.2 79.2-97.3 4 7.8 2.7-20.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 216 213 98.0 94.1-99.4 3 2.0 0.6- 5.9
No 1459 1215 84.2 81.7-86.5 244 15.8 13.5-18.3
Education
< High School 339 256 80.6 74.8-85.3 83 19.4 14.7-25.2
High School 457 371 84.6 80.0-88.3 86 15.4 11.7-20.0
> High School 876 798 90.3 87.4-92.6 78 9.7 7.4-12.6
Marital Status
Married 1018 913 90.7 88.2-92.7 105 9.3 7.3-11.8
Other 660 518 80.8 76.6-84.4 142 19.2 15.6-23.4
Income
14,999 or less 452 331 77.0 71.6-81.6 121 23.0 18.4-28.4
15,000-24,999 258 214 83.3 76.5-88.4 44 16.7 11.6-23.5
25,000-49,999 306 268 88.3 82.9-92.1 38 11.7 7.9-17.1
50,000 or more 543 511 94.4 91.4-96.4 32 5.6 3.6- 8.6
WIC recipient
No 950 855 91.2 88.6-93.2 95 8.8 6.8-11.4
Yes 710 560 80.9 77.0-84.3 150 19.1 15.7-23.0
Medicaid recipient
No 794 738 93.3 90.7-95.2 56 6.7 4.8- 9.3
Yes 884 693 80.9 77.4-84.0 191 19.1 16.0-22.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 773 636 81.2 78.3-83.8 137 18.8 16.2-21.7
2500+ grams 905 795 87.0 84.6-89.1 110 13.0 10.9-15.4

*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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