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2010 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 250 76 32.6 26.1-39.9 59 26.6 20.4-33.9 115 40.8 33.8-48.1
Age
< 20 years 34 10 33.3 17.9-53.5 9 32.0 16.6-52.6 15 34.7 19.2-54.2
20-24 years 88 24 30.6 20.5-43.1 22 30.5 20.3-43.2 42 38.8 27.9-51.1
25-34 years 105 33 35.2 25.3-46.6 23 21.9 13.8-33.0 49 42.9 32.2-54.3
35+ years 23 9 27.5 11.4-52.7 5 17.4 5.7-42.2 9 55.1 31.3-76.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 171 55 32.9 25.1-41.7 42 28.3 20.7-37.4 74 38.8 30.6-47.7
Non-Hispanic Black 58 11 23.3 12.5-39.2 13 26.1 14.7-42.0 34 50.6 35.5-65.6
Non-Hispanic Other 8 3 56.3 21.3-86.0 2 22.5 4.2-65.8 3 21.2 4.9-58.3
Latina 13 7 54.6 25.3-81.0 2 11.6 2.1-44.1 4 33.8 11.6-66.5
Education
< High School 62 16 31.6 19.1-47.3 19 35.9 22.6-51.8 27 32.6 20.2-47.9
High School 93 17 23.3 14.8-34.7 25 29.3 19.9-40.9 51 47.4 36.2-58.9
> High School 95 43 44.3 33.2-56.1 15 15.0 8.3-25.5 37 40.7 29.8-52.6
Marital Status
Married 100 39 39.5 29.0-51.2 15 15.5 8.7-26.1 46 45.0 33.9-56.5
Other 150 37 29.0 21.1-38.5 44 32.4 24.0-42.0 69 38.6 30.0-48.0
WIC recipient
No 87 35 42.6 30.9-55.1 14 15.0 8.0-26.2 38 42.5 30.7-55.1
Yes 163 41 28.6 21.0-37.5 45 31.4 23.4-40.5 77 40.1 31.7-49.1
Medicaid recipient
No 67 35 50.5 36.7-64.3 9 10.4 4.6-21.9 23 39.0 26.1-53.7
Yes 183 41 27.2 20.1-35.7 50 31.5 23.9-40.3 92 41.3 33.2-49.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 97 22 20.0 13.4-28.9 21 22.3 15.0-31.7 54 57.7 47.7-67.1
2500+ grams 153 54 33.9 26.7-41.9 38 27.1 20.3-35.1 61 39.0 31.4-47.1

*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 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.

This page was generated on 16NOV12

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