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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked 3 months Before Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1158 828 71.4 68.2-74.4 330 28.6 25.6-31.8
Age
< 20 years 120 79 66.7 55.9-76.0 41 33.3 24.0-44.1
20-24 years 265 158 61.7 54.7-68.3 107 38.3 31.7-45.3
25-34 years 594 443 74.3 70.0-78.2 151 25.7 21.8-30.0
35+ years 179 148 82.1 74.5-87.9 31 17.9 12.1-25.5
Race
White 837 602 70.3 66.6-73.7 235 29.7 26.3-33.4
Black 268 188 74.3 67.3-80.3 80 25.7 19.7-32.7
Other 53 38 73.8 58.1-85.2 15 26.2 14.8-41.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 134 90.3 83.3-94.6 13 9.7 5.4-16.7
No 1011 694 67.9 64.4-71.2 317 32.1 28.8-35.6
Education
< High School 197 116 60.5 52.1-68.4 81 39.5 31.6-47.9
High School 317 196 64.2 57.9-70.0 121 35.8 30.0-42.1
> High School 640 515 79.8 76.0-83.2 125 20.2 16.8-24.0
Marital Status
Married 711 563 77.9 74.2-81.3 148 22.1 18.7-25.8
Other 447 265 62.5 57.1-67.7 182 37.5 32.3-42.9
Income
14,999 or less 213 119 61.7 53.6-69.3 94 38.3 30.7-46.4
15,000-24,999 269 171 65.2 58.5-71.3 98 34.8 28.7-41.5
25,000-49,999 234 163 69.1 61.8-75.6 71 30.9 24.4-38.2
50,000 or more 379 326 84.3 79.5-88.1 53 15.7 11.9-20.5
WIC recipient
No 616 487 77.5 73.4-81.1 129 22.5 18.9-26.6
Yes 540 339 65.2 60.3-69.8 201 34.8 30.2-39.7
Medicaid recipient
No 576 472 81.0 77.1-84.4 104 19.0 15.6-22.9
Yes 582 356 63.1 58.4-67.7 226 36.9 32.3-41.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 393 267 65.4 60.5-70.0 126 34.6 30.0-39.5
2500+ grams 765 561 71.9 68.5-75.1 204 28.1 24.9-31.5

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 26: In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day? (A pack has 20 cigarettes.)

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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