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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked Last 3 months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1158 986 86.9 84.5-89.0 172 13.1 11.0-15.5
Age
< 20 years 120 104 87.9 79.1-93.3 16 12.1 6.7-20.9
20-24 years 265 208 82.0 76.1-86.7 57 18.0 13.3-23.9
25-34 years 594 512 87.6 84.2-90.4 82 12.4 9.6-15.8
35+ years 179 162 92.1 85.9-95.8 17 7.9 4.2-14.1
Race
White 837 715 85.6 82.7-88.2 122 14.4 11.8-17.3
Black 268 229 91.2 86.4-94.4 39 8.8 5.6-13.6
Other 53 42 84.4 70.1-92.6 11 15.6 7.4-29.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 145 98.4 94.0-99.6 2 1.6 0.4- 6.0
No 1011 841 84.8 82.0-87.2 170 15.2 12.8-18.0
Education
< High School 197 146 78.2 70.6-84.3 51 21.8 15.7-29.4
High School 317 246 81.4 76.2-85.7 71 18.6 14.3-23.8
> High School 640 592 93.5 91.0-95.4 48 6.5 4.6- 9.0
Marital Status
Married 711 642 91.0 88.2-93.1 69 9.0 6.9-11.8
Other 447 344 81.4 76.9-85.2 103 18.6 14.8-23.1
Income
14,999 or less 213 152 80.8 74.0-86.1 61 19.2 13.9-26.0
15,000-24,999 269 207 79.5 73.6-84.4 62 20.5 15.6-26.4
25,000-49,999 234 209 89.8 84.4-93.5 25 10.2 6.5-15.6
50,000 or more 379 363 95.9 92.9-97.7 16 4.1 2.3- 7.1
WIC recipient
No 616 568 92.2 89.2-94.4 48 7.8 5.6-10.8
Yes 540 416 81.6 77.6-85.0 124 18.4 15.0-22.4
Medicaid recipient
No 576 544 95.1 92.6-96.7 32 4.9 3.3- 7.4
Yes 582 442 79.9 75.9-83.4 140 20.1 16.6-24.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 393 308 76.3 71.7-80.4 85 23.7 19.6-28.3
2500+ grams 765 678 87.8 85.2-90.0 87 12.2 10.0-14.8

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 27: In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, 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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