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2009 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 366 6 0.7 0.3- 1.8 14 2.8 1.4- 5.6 56 16.1 12.0-21.2 290 80.4 75.1-84.8
Age
< 20 years 48 3 1.6 0.5- 4.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.1 7 17.5 7.8-34.6 37 80.5 63.9-90.6
20-24 years 112 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 6 4.9 1.8-12.5 15 15.5 8.9-25.5 90 79.4 68.9-87.0
25-34 years 170 2 0.8 0.2- 4.0 6 1.9 0.5- 6.3 29 16.9 11.2-24.6 133 80.4 72.5-86.5
35+ years 36 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.3 0.6-24.7 5 12.1 3.8-32.4 30 83.7 63.2-93.9
Race
White 268 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4 11 3.4 1.6- 7.0 47 17.1 12.5-23.0 208 79.0 72.8-84.1
Black 83 4 1.6 0.6- 4.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 8 14.5 6.7-28.8 69 83.1 69.4-91.4
Other 15 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.8 0.2-12.3 1 2.3 0.3-14.9 13 95.9 83.8-99.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 17 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.6 1.2-41.7 16 91.4 58.3-98.8
No 349 6 0.7 0.3- 1.9 14 3.0 1.5- 6.0 55 16.6 12.4-21.8 274 79.7 74.2-84.3
Education
< High School 85 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 7 5.5 1.9-14.8 22 28.0 17.8-41.1 54 65.9 52.7-77.0
High School 132 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 4 2.5 0.8- 7.9 24 17.1 10.9-25.7 102 80.0 71.1-86.6
> High School 146 2 1.0 0.2- 4.8 3 1.4 0.3- 5.9 10 7.3 3.6-14.1 131 90.3 83.3-94.6
Marital Status
Married 169 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 4 1.2 0.3- 4.8 23 13.4 8.5-20.5 141 84.7 77.5-90.0
Other 197 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7 10 4.2 1.9- 9.0 33 18.4 12.6-26.0 149 76.7 68.8-83.1
Income
14,999 or less 103 5 1.5 0.6- 3.5 8 5.0 1.9-12.9 13 13.5 6.9-24.7 77 80.0 68.7-87.9
15,000-24,999 101 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 5 3.9 1.2-11.4 27 25.7 17.2-36.6 68 69.4 58.2-78.6
25,000-49,999 78 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.8 0.3-11.7 11 16.5 8.8-28.8 66 81.7 69.2-89.8
50,000 or more 68 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.6 0.5-11.7 65 97.4 88.3-99.5
WIC recipient
No 149 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.3 1.1- 9.5 17 10.3 5.9-17.6 128 86.3 78.4-91.6
Yes 217 6 1.2 0.4- 3.1 10 2.5 1.0- 6.0 39 20.0 14.3-27.3 162 76.3 68.9-82.4
Medicaid recipient
No 126 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 3 2.5 0.7- 8.5 7 2.9 1.1- 7.7 115 94.4 88.3-97.4
Yes 240 5 0.9 0.3- 2.7 11 3.0 1.3- 6.8 49 22.8 17.0-29.9 175 73.3 66.0-79.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 134 5 4.3 1.8- 9.7 9 7.0 3.7-12.8 22 16.9 11.4-24.3 98 71.8 63.6-78.8
2500+ grams 232 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 5 2.4 1.0- 5.7 34 16.0 11.6-21.6 192 81.2 75.4-86.0

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 28. How many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now?

~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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