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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked Last 3 months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 962 835 88.3 85.7-90.5 127 11.7 9.5-14.3
Age
< 20 years 70 56 80.6 67.2-89.4 14 19.4 10.6-32.8
20-24 years 238 185 79.1 72.3-84.5 53 20.9 15.5-27.7
25-34 years 507 460 93.0 90.0-95.1 47 7.0 4.9-10.0
35+ years 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 435 83.9 79.9-87.3 91 16.1 12.7-20.1
Non-Hispanic Black 246 219 91.3 86.0-94.8 27 8.7 5.2-14.0
Non-Hispanic Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 175 142 84.1 76.6-89.6 33 15.9 10.4-23.4
High School 192 144 77.4 69.7-83.6 48 22.6 16.4-30.3
> High School 594 548 93.7 91.1-95.6 46 6.3 4.4- 8.9
Marital Status
Married 565 518 92.9 89.9-95.0 47 7.1 5.0-10.1
Other 396 316 81.7 76.7-85.8 80 18.3 14.2-23.3
WIC recipient
No 471 442 94.2 91.0-96.3 29 5.8 3.7- 9.0
Yes 488 390 82.8 78.5-86.4 98 17.2 13.6-21.5
Medicaid recipient
No 410 392 95.6 92.5-97.5 18 4.4 2.5- 7.5
Yes 552 443 83.0 79.0-86.4 109 17.0 13.6-21.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 327 263 80.2 75.5-84.2 64 19.8 15.8-24.5
2500+ grams 635 572 89.0 86.2-91.4 63 11.0 8.6-13.8

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 27: In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, 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 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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