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2008 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 309 62 22.5 17.5-28.3 76 21.7 17.0-27.4 171 55.8 49.3-62.1
Age
< 20 years 40 4 10.2 3.1-28.5 12 23.7 12.0-41.5 24 66.1 47.6-80.7
20-24 years 100 18 19.8 12.2-30.5 24 16.2 9.7-25.8 58 64.0 52.5-74.1
25-34 years 136 33 27.6 19.8-37.0 32 23.3 16.1-32.4 71 49.1 39.5-58.7
35+ years 33 7 24.4 11.7-44.1 8 29.9 15.4-50.1 18 45.7 28.1-64.4
Race
White 235 55 25.9 20.0-32.8 58 21.2 15.9-27.6 122 52.9 45.6-60.2
Black 64 4 8.1 2.8-21.3 15 22.0 12.1-36.5 45 69.9 54.8-81.6
Other 10 3 25.6 7.0-61.3 3 31.7 9.1-68.1 4 42.7 15.3-75.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 12 3 35.9 12.1-69.5 4 30.0 9.3-64.2 5 34.1 11.1-68.1
No 297 59 22.0 17.0-27.9 72 21.4 16.6-27.2 166 56.6 50.0-63.0
Education
< High School 85 6 9.3 4.1-19.9 20 15.5 8.9-25.7 59 75.1 63.4-84.1
High School 124 21 21.8 14.2-32.1 35 27.0 18.8-37.1 68 51.2 40.8-61.5
> High School 100 35 36.2 26.5-47.2 21 21.5 13.8-31.9 44 42.2 31.9-53.3
Marital Status
Married 136 43 33.2 24.9-42.7 23 17.5 11.4-25.9 70 49.3 39.8-58.8
Other 173 19 13.8 8.7-21.2 53 25.1 18.5-33.2 101 61.1 52.3-69.2
Income
14,999 or less 134 13 11.4 6.3-19.7 38 22.8 15.6-32.0 83 65.8 55.7-74.6
15,000-24,999 46 10 28.4 15.7-45.7 9 11.4 4.8-24.7 27 60.2 43.4-74.9
25,000-49,999 61 20 40.2 27.2-54.8 14 24.4 14.2-38.7 27 35.4 23.1-49.9
50,000 or more 52 17 28.6 17.5-43.2 11 24.9 14.2-40.1 24 46.4 32.4-61.0
WIC recipient
No 116 34 31.8 23.0-42.2 25 22.0 14.6-31.8 57 46.2 36.1-56.6
Yes 192 28 17.2 11.8-24.4 51 21.6 15.7-28.9 113 61.2 53.0-68.9
Medicaid recipient
No 81 25 29.5 19.9-41.2 18 25.9 16.7-37.8 38 44.7 33.2-56.7
Yes 228 37 19.8 14.3-26.8 58 20.2 14.9-26.7 133 60.0 52.3-67.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 120 14 10.7 6.4-17.1 36 31.6 23.9-40.4 70 57.7 48.8-66.2
2500+ grams 189 48 23.8 18.4-30.3 40 20.6 15.4-26.9 101 55.6 48.4-62.5

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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