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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

How many cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now?*

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 337 5 0.8 0.2- 2.8 24 7.6 4.8-11.7 90 24.5 19.6-30.1 218 67.2 61.1-72.7
Age
< 20 years 42 0 0.0 . - . 6 13.3 5.1-30.6 7 13.5 5.4-29.6 29 73.2 55.3-85.8
20-24 years 105 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 8 8.8 4.0-18.1 30 26.8 18.1-37.9 66 64.2 52.7-74.2
25-34 years 156 4 1.6 0.4- 6.1 6 4.0 1.6- 9.4 40 24.2 17.3-32.8 106 70.2 61.3-77.8
35+ years 34 0 0.0 . - . 4 13.3 4.6-32.4 13 32.0 17.7-50.9 17 54.7 36.3-72.0
Race
White 259 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 21 8.8 5.5-13.8 78 26.9 21.2-33.5 159 64.2 57.3-70.6
Black 66 4 4.1 1.0-15.1 3 3.8 0.9-15.4 10 15.9 7.6-30.2 49 76.2 61.4-86.5
Other 12 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 14.3 2.5-52.4 10 85.7 47.6-97.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.0 1.6-37.5 2 2.7 0.6-10.6 15 88.4 63.4-97.1
No 318 5 0.9 0.2- 3.0 22 7.5 4.7-11.7 88 25.7 20.5-31.6 203 66.0 59.7-71.7
Education
< High School 89 3 2.2 0.5- 9.7 15 16.3 9.3-27.2 21 22.5 14.0-34.2 50 58.9 46.7-70.1
High School 132 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 7 5.3 2.2-12.0 43 29.0 20.8-38.9 81 65.5 55.4-74.3
> High School 115 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 2 2.3 0.6- 8.7 26 21.1 14.0-30.6 86 76.4 66.7-83.9
Marital Status
Married 154 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 9 6.4 3.1-13.0 46 28.2 20.9-36.9 97 65.1 56.1-73.1
Other 183 3 1.3 0.3- 5.4 15 8.5 4.8-14.7 44 21.3 15.1-29.0 121 68.9 60.6-76.2
Income
14,999 or less 141 4 1.9 0.5- 7.0 14 10.2 5.6-18.0 32 21.5 14.5-30.7 91 66.4 56.6-75.0
15,000-24,999 49 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.3 0.5-20.1 15 25.1 13.7-41.3 33 71.6 55.1-83.8
25,000-49,999 65 1 0.4 0.1- 2.4 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 21 28.1 17.5-42.0 41 70.6 56.9-81.4
50,000 or more 62 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.6 3.3-20.7 17 27.1 16.8-40.7 41 64.3 50.5-76.1
WIC recipient
No 133 0 0.0 . - . 6 5.8 2.5-12.9 43 27.0 19.4-36.2 84 67.2 57.6-75.5
Yes 201 5 1.3 0.4- 4.6 18 8.7 5.1-14.5 47 22.9 16.8-30.5 131 67.0 59.1-74.2
Medicaid recipient
No 96 0 0.0 . - . 5 7.0 2.9-15.7 27 25.9 17.5-36.7 64 67.1 56.0-76.6
Yes 241 5 1.2 0.3- 4.0 19 7.8 4.6-13.0 63 23.9 18.1-30.8 154 67.2 59.9-73.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 126 4 3.2 1.2- 8.1 9 7.4 3.9-13.5 41 32.1 24.6-40.5 72 57.3 48.7-65.6
2500+ grams 211 1 0.6 0.1- 3.8 15 7.6 4.6-12.2 49 23.6 18.3-29.9 146 68.2 61.5-74.2

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 31. How many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now?

#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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