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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?*

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 413 7 1.5 0.5- 3.9 17 2.4 1.1- 5.0 42 10.1 6.9-14.6 347 86.0 81.1-89.8
Age
< 20 years 56 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.5 2.0-23.9 53 92.5 76.1-98.0
20-24 years 125 2 1.8 0.3- 9.6 11 6.6 2.9-14.5 12 12.5 6.6-22.4 100 79.0 68.3-86.8
25-34 years 203 3 1.1 0.2- 5.4 6 0.6 0.3- 1.3 22 8.0 4.4-14.1 172 90.4 84.1-94.3
35+ years 29 2 5.7 0.9-27.5 0 0.0 . - . 5 18.8 6.6-43.3 22 75.5 51.5-90.0
Race
White 296 6 1.9 0.7- 5.3 13 1.9 0.8- 4.5 34 12.0 8.0-17.7 243 84.2 78.2-88.8
Black 108 1 0.3 0.0- 1.7 4 4.4 1.3-14.4 8 5.4 1.9-14.4 95 90.0 79.5-95.4
Other 9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 10 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 10 100 . - .
No 402 7 1.5 0.6- 4.1 17 2.5 1.2- 5.2 42 10.5 7.2-15.2 336 85.4 80.4-89.4
Education
< High School 113 3 3.8 1.0-13.0 10 4.7 1.8-12.0 14 11.2 5.4-21.6 86 80.3 68.9-88.3
High School 137 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.9 0.5- 7.3 18 12.7 7.0-21.9 114 85.4 76.0-91.5
> High School 163 4 1.1 0.3- 5.0 2 1.3 0.2- 7.8 10 7.4 3.7-14.5 147 90.1 82.6-94.6
Marital Status
Married 193 4 1.9 0.5- 6.4 8 3.3 1.2- 8.4 17 9.3 5.3-15.9 164 85.5 78.2-90.7
Other 220 3 1.1 0.2- 5.6 9 1.7 0.5- 5.1 25 10.8 6.4-17.7 183 86.4 79.3-91.3
Income
14,999 or less 164 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 9 4.2 1.6-10.2 20 11.9 6.6-20.4 133 83.7 74.7-89.9
15,000-24,999 72 3 5.6 1.5-19.1 5 4.1 1.0-15.6 8 16.5 7.9-31.5 56 73.8 58.2-85.0
25,000-49,999 70 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 1 0.3 0.1- 2.2 9 9.5 3.7-22.2 59 89.9 77.5-95.9
50,000 or more 83 1 1.7 0.2-10.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 4 5.3 1.8-14.5 76 92.7 83.2-97.0
WIC recipient
No 183 3 1.0 0.2- 4.8 7 1.6 0.5- 5.3 23 10.2 5.9-17.1 150 87.2 80.1-92.1
Yes 225 3 1.8 0.5- 6.4 10 3.1 1.2- 7.5 18 9.4 5.3-15.8 194 85.7 78.6-90.8
Medicaid recipient
No 126 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 4 0.6 0.2- 1.5 9 6.6 2.9-13.9 112 91.8 84.3-95.9
Yes 287 6 1.6 0.5- 5.2 13 3.3 1.5- 7.1 33 11.8 7.7-17.8 235 83.3 76.8-88.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 209 4 1.8 0.7- 4.5 13 6.2 3.7-10.2 22 11.1 7.5-16.1 170 81.0 75.2-85.7
2500+ grams 204 3 1.4 0.5- 4.4 4 2.0 0.8- 5.2 20 10.0 6.6-15.1 177 86.5 81.1-90.6

*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?

#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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