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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Change in Smoking: from 3 months Before to last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

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 330 160 55.0 48.6-61.2 112 29.4 24.0-35.4 58 15.7 11.6-20.9
Age
< 20 years 41 25 63.7 44.8-79.2 11 27.9 14.3-47.4 5 8.3 2.7-22.6
20-24 years 107 51 54.2 43.1-65.0 35 27.2 18.7-37.9 21 18.5 11.3-28.9
25-34 years 151 70 52.7 43.4-61.8 56 31.0 23.2-40.0 25 16.3 10.4-24.7
35+ years 31 14 55.9 35.3-74.7 10 31.4 15.3-53.7 7 12.7 4.6-30.5
Race
White 235 115 52.7 45.5-59.9 84 32.4 26.0-39.6 36 14.8 10.3-20.8
Black 80 41 65.6 51.2-77.6 22 18.3 10.0-31.1 17 16.1 8.2-29.2
Other 15 4 40.3 16.0-70.6 6 30.4 10.9-61.0 5 29.2 9.8-61.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 13 11 83.7 52.6-96.0 2 16.3 4.0-47.4 0 0.0 . - .
No 317 149 53.4 46.8-59.8 110 30.1 24.5-36.3 58 16.6 12.3-22.0
Education
< High School 81 30 44.8 32.1-58.3 33 32.6 21.6-45.9 18 22.6 13.3-35.6
High School 121 51 49.2 39.0-59.4 47 35.4 26.3-45.7 23 15.4 9.5-24.0
> High School 125 78 68.8 59.1-77.1 31 20.5 13.8-29.4 16 10.6 5.9-18.5
Marital Status
Married 148 81 60.8 51.6-69.2 47 28.2 20.8-37.0 20 11.0 6.5-18.1
Other 182 79 50.3 41.5-59.1 65 30.3 22.9-38.8 38 19.4 13.4-27.2
Income
14,999 or less 94 34 51.5 38.8-64.0 37 29.9 19.8-42.4 23 18.6 10.9-30.1
15,000-24,999 98 36 41.1 30.5-52.6 44 37.7 27.7-48.9 18 21.2 13.1-32.3
25,000-49,999 71 46 67.1 53.4-78.3 15 21.4 12.3-34.5 10 11.5 5.4-23.0
50,000 or more 53 38 76.2 61.5-86.6 9 14.1 6.4-28.1 6 9.7 3.9-21.9
WIC recipient
No 129 82 66.1 56.2-74.8 26 20.1 13.2-29.4 21 13.8 8.3-22.0
Yes 201 78 47.8 39.6-56.2 86 35.3 28.0-43.4 37 16.9 11.5-24.0
Medicaid recipient
No 104 73 75.1 64.8-83.2 17 16.0 9.4-25.7 14 8.9 4.7-16.5
Yes 226 87 46.0 38.3-54.0 95 35.3 28.3-43.0 44 18.7 13.3-25.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 126 41 31.6 24.2-40.1 56 45.1 36.7-53.8 29 23.3 16.8-31.5
2500+ grams 204 119 57.4 50.4-64.2 56 27.7 21.9-34.4 29 14.9 10.5-20.6

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 25-26.

~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.

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