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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Continuous Smoking Before, During, After Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 965 848 89.1 86.5-91.2 117 10.9 8.8-13.5
Age
< 20 years 71 57 80.7 67.3-89.4 14 19.3 10.6-32.7
20-24 years 239 192 81.2 74.6-86.4 47 18.8 13.6-25.4
25-34 years 507 464 93.4 90.5-95.5 43 6.6 4.5- 9.5
35+ years 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 441 84.6 80.6-87.9 85 15.4 12.1-19.4
Non-Hispanic Black 248 224 92.3 87.1-95.5 24 7.7 4.5-12.9
Non-Hispanic Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 177 145 85.2 77.8-90.4 32 14.8 9.6-22.2
High School 193 151 79.3 71.8-85.3 42 20.7 14.7-28.2
> High School 594 551 94.0 91.4-95.8 43 6.0 4.2- 8.6
Marital Status
Married 565 521 93.0 90.0-95.1 44 7.0 4.9-10.0
Other 399 326 83.4 78.6-87.3 73 16.6 12.7-21.4
WIC recipient
No 471 443 94.2 91.1-96.3 28 5.8 3.7- 8.9
Yes 488 399 84.3 80.1-87.7 89 15.7 12.3-19.9
Medicaid recipient
No 410 393 95.7 92.5-97.5 17 4.3 2.5- 7.5
Yes 555 455 84.3 80.4-87.6 100 15.7 12.4-19.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 330 272 82.4 77.9-86.1 58 17.6 13.9-22.1
2500+ grams 635 576 89.7 86.9-91.9 59 10.3 8.1-13.1

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 25-28.

~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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