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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Change in smoking: from 3 months Before Pregnancy to Now*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Smoker who quit # cigarettes reduced # cigarettes same/more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 330 96 32.5 26.9-38.7 77 23.0 18.0-28.8 157 44.5 38.2-50.9
Age
< 20 years 41 8 20.6 9.3-39.5 9 20.6 9.5-39.0 24 58.9 40.2-75.3
20-24 years 107 26 27.5 18.7-38.4 28 24.0 15.8-34.8 53 48.5 37.5-59.6
25-34 years 151 54 40.2 31.5-49.6 32 21.3 14.6-29.9 65 38.5 29.9-47.9
35+ years 31 8 30.5 15.4-51.5 8 31.7 15.2-54.7 15 37.7 20.8-58.4
Race
White 235 82 36.2 29.6-43.3 55 22.5 17.0-29.1 98 41.4 34.4-48.7
Black 80 11 19.8 10.3-34.6 18 26.0 15.1-41.1 51 54.2 39.5-68.2
Other 15 3 31.8 10.6-64.7 4 17.3 4.6-47.6 8 50.9 23.4-77.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 13 5 33.9 12.7-64.5 4 32.6 12.4-62.3 4 33.5 12.0-64.9
No 317 91 32.4 26.7-38.8 73 22.5 17.4-28.4 153 45.1 38.7-51.6
Education
< High School 81 11 17.8 9.5-30.7 20 19.8 11.4-32.1 50 62.4 48.9-74.3
High School 121 29 26.9 18.8-37.0 30 28.2 19.7-38.7 62 44.8 34.9-55.2
> High School 125 56 49.8 39.9-59.7 27 20.1 13.2-29.4 42 30.1 21.8-39.9
Marital Status
Married 148 60 43.6 34.9-52.6 30 18.7 12.5-26.9 58 37.7 29.4-46.9
Other 182 36 23.8 17.0-32.2 47 26.4 19.4-34.9 99 49.8 41.0-58.6
Income
14,999 or less 94 16 24.3 14.6-37.6 20 23.8 14.5-36.4 58 51.9 39.1-64.5
15,000-24,999 98 19 21.9 14.1-32.4 25 22.9 14.9-33.6 54 55.2 43.9-66.0
25,000-49,999 71 27 38.2 26.2-51.8 15 18.3 10.0-31.0 29 43.5 30.7-57.2
50,000 or more 53 30 59.7 44.4-73.3 10 18.9 9.3-34.5 13 21.4 11.7-36.1
WIC recipient
No 129 63 51.4 41.6-61.0 21 15.4 9.4-24.1 45 33.3 24.6-43.2
Yes 201 33 20.4 14.4-28.2 56 27.9 21.1-35.9 112 51.7 43.3-59.9
Medicaid recipient
No 104 57 58.3 47.5-68.4 16 15.5 9.0-25.5 31 26.2 18.0-36.5
Yes 226 39 21.1 15.3-28.4 61 26.3 20.0-33.8 126 52.6 44.7-60.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 126 19 14.3 9.3-21.3 32 25.0 18.3-33.2 75 60.7 52.0-68.7
2500+ grams 204 77 34.5 28.3-41.2 45 22.8 17.4-29.2 82 42.8 36.0-49.8

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 25 and 28 (Only asked of mothers that have smoked at least 100 cigarettes in the past 2 years.)

~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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