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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

In the 3 months before you got pregnant, 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 333 23 6.9 4.4-10.8 34 10.1 6.9-14.5 106 29.7 24.4-35.7 170 53.2 47.0-59.4
Age
< 20 years 42 3 4.7 1.1-17.7 3 5.3 1.1-21.3 16 31.7 18.0-49.5 20 58.3 40.7-74.0
20-24 years 104 7 8.5 3.9-17.5 11 9.7 4.7-18.9 37 31.7 22.3-42.9 49 50.1 38.9-61.2
25-34 years 153 12 7.0 3.7-13.0 14 9.5 5.3-16.4 42 28.2 20.7-37.1 85 55.3 46.2-64.1
35+ years 34 1 4.2 0.6-24.2 6 20.4 9.1-39.8 11 28.2 14.7-47.2 16 47.2 29.6-65.6
Race
White 256 17 6.7 4.0-11.1 29 11.4 7.6-16.8 89 31.7 25.6-38.5 121 50.1 43.2-57.1
Black 65 5 6.5 2.1-18.3 4 3.7 1.0-12.6 15 25.1 14.4-40.2 41 64.6 49.6-77.2
Other 12 1 12.7 1.8-53.6 1 12.7 1.8-53.6 2 11.9 2.1-46.2 8 62.6 30.3-86.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 3 24.6 8.2-54.4 2 2.8 0.7-11.1 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 12 71.1 43.0-88.9
No 315 20 6.0 3.7- 9.8 32 10.4 7.1-15.1 105 31.2 25.6-37.3 158 52.3 46.0-58.7
Education
< High School 88 8 7.4 3.2-16.2 13 13.8 7.3-24.5 28 26.5 17.3-38.3 39 52.3 40.2-64.1
High School 131 8 7.4 3.5-14.8 14 10.0 5.4-18.0 45 31.1 22.6-41.1 64 51.5 41.5-61.4
> High School 113 7 6.0 2.7-12.9 7 6.8 3.2-14.1 33 31.2 22.5-41.5 66 56.0 45.7-65.8
Marital Status
Married 153 9 5.3 2.6-10.7 16 10.9 6.3-18.1 49 32.4 24.6-41.4 79 51.3 42.4-60.2
Other 180 14 8.3 4.7-14.5 18 9.4 5.4-15.7 57 27.4 20.5-35.6 91 54.9 46.3-63.2
Income
14,999 or less 138 13 9.4 5.0-17.0 14 8.9 4.6-16.4 46 30.6 22.3-40.4 65 51.2 41.2-61.0
15,000-24,999 48 6 11.5 4.7-25.5 2 3.8 0.7-18.9 9 19.5 9.5-35.6 31 65.2 48.6-78.8
25,000-49,999 65 3 5.7 1.8-16.2 7 7.9 3.2-18.3 26 36.0 24.1-49.9 29 50.4 37.0-63.8
50,000 or more 62 1 1.8 0.3-11.6 8 16.8 8.7-30.1 20 32.0 20.8-45.7 33 49.4 36.3-62.6
WIC recipient
No 132 4 3.8 1.4- 9.7 13 10.3 5.7-18.0 45 32.7 24.3-42.4 70 53.2 43.5-62.6
Yes 199 19 8.9 5.3-14.6 21 10.0 6.0-16.0 61 27.9 21.3-35.7 98 53.2 45.1-61.1
Medicaid recipient
No 95 4 5.2 2.0-13.0 10 12.7 6.8-22.5 30 30.7 21.6-41.7 51 51.4 40.4-62.2
Yes 238 19 7.7 4.6-12.6 24 9.0 5.5-14.3 76 29.3 23.0-36.6 119 54.0 46.5-61.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 125 8 6.8 3.5-12.9 14 11.5 7.0-18.4 46 37.4 29.4-46.1 57 44.3 36.0-53.0
2500+ grams 208 15 6.9 4.2-11.2 20 9.9 6.5-14.9 60 28.9 23.1-35.5 113 54.2 47.4-60.9

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 29. In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day? (Only asked of mothers that have smoked at least 100 cigarettes in the past 2 years.)

#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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