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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SECOND HAND SMOKE EXPOSURE

Is your new baby ever in the same room with someone who is smoking?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1305 1214 92.6 90.8-94.1 91 7.4 5.9- 9.2
Age
< 20 years 140 120 84.7 76.5-90.4 20 15.3 9.6-23.5
20-24 years 301 270 89.5 84.7-92.9 31 10.5 7.1-15.3
25-34 years 661 632 95.3 93.0-96.9 29 4.7 3.1- 7.0
35+ years 203 192 94.7 89.9-97.3 11 5.3 2.7-10.1
Race
White 920 847 92.1 89.8-93.9 73 7.9 6.1-10.2
Black 320 303 93.5 89.3-96.1 17 6.5 3.9-10.7
Other 65 64 97.3 83.2-99.6 1 2.7 0.4-16.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 165 162 99.0 95.9-99.8 3 1.0 0.2- 4.1
No 1139 1051 91.5 89.4-93.3 88 8.5 6.7-10.6
Education
< High School 244 213 87.6 82.0-91.6 31 12.4 8.4-18.0
High School 352 319 90.9 86.9-93.8 33 9.1 6.2-13.1
> High School 706 679 95.7 93.5-97.1 27 4.3 2.9- 6.5
Marital Status
Married 795 767 96.5 94.6-97.7 28 3.5 2.3- 5.4
Other 510 447 87.1 83.4-90.1 63 12.9 9.9-16.6
Income
14,999 or less 348 306 86.4 81.6-90.2 42 13.6 9.8-18.4
15,000-24,999 171 162 93.7 87.7-96.9 9 6.3 3.1-12.3
25,000-49,999 255 233 93.5 89.3-96.1 22 6.5 3.9-10.7
50,000 or more 433 420 97.1 94.8-98.4 13 2.9 1.6- 5.2
WIC recipient
No 719 689 96.4 94.7-97.7 30 3.6 2.3- 5.3
Yes 578 517 88.3 84.8-91.0 61 11.7 9.0-15.2
Medicaid recipient
No 619 594 96.3 94.3-97.6 25 3.7 2.4- 5.7
Yes 686 620 89.5 86.4-91.9 66 10.5 8.1-13.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 413 382 91.8 88.6-94.1 31 8.2 5.9-11.4
2500+ grams 892 832 92.7 90.7-94.3 60 7.3 5.7- 9.3

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 55. (About how many hours a day, on average, is your new baby in the same room with someone who is smoking? - Excludes babies currently in the hospital)

#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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