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2010 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 966 716 72.7 69.2-75.9 250 27.3 24.1-30.8
Age
< 20 years 83 49 53.3 40.3-65.8 34 46.7 34.2-59.7
20-24 years 221 133 59.1 51.4-66.4 88 40.9 33.6-48.6
25-34 years 501 396 79.9 75.5-83.6 105 20.1 16.4-24.5
35+ years 161 138 85.7 77.8-91.1 23 14.3 8.9-22.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 590 419 68.5 63.8-72.8 171 31.5 27.2-36.2
Non-Hispanic Black 203 145 69.2 60.9-76.4 58 30.8 23.6-39.1
Non-Hispanic Other 52 44 84.3 69.4-92.7 8 15.7 7.3-30.6
Latina 115 102 89.1 80.7-94.1 13 10.9 5.9-19.3
Education
< High School 155 93 59.0 49.2-68.2 62 41.0 31.8-50.8
High School 248 155 62.0 54.8-68.6 93 38.0 31.4-45.2
> High School 560 465 83.2 79.3-86.5 95 16.8 13.5-20.7
Marital Status
Married 615 515 84.1 80.5-87.2 100 15.9 12.8-19.5
Other 351 201 56.6 50.4-62.7 150 43.4 37.3-49.6
WIC recipient
No 527 440 84.0 80.0-87.4 87 16.0 12.6-20.0
Yes 435 272 61.0 55.5-66.3 163 39.0 33.7-44.5
Medicaid recipient
No 473 406 85.6 81.5-89.0 67 14.4 11.0-18.5
Yes 493 310 62.5 57.3-67.4 183 37.5 32.6-42.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 327 230 67.8 62.4-72.8 97 32.2 27.2-37.6
2500+ grams 639 486 73.1 69.3-76.6 153 26.9 23.4-30.7

*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 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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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