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2012 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 155 51 36.3 27.8-45.8 32 21.9 14.9-31.0 72 41.8 32.8-51.3
Age
< 20 years 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 47 11 30.4 16.4-49.5 *** *** *** 27 54.6 36.8-71.4
25-34 years 79 29 39.7 28.0-52.7 17 25.3 15.3-38.8 33 35.0 23.9-47.9
35+ years 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 96 38 41.3 30.4-53.2 20 19.9 12.1-31.0 38 38.7 27.9-50.8
Non-Hispanic Black 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 54.6 36.0-71.9
Non-Hispanic Other 4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 55.9 34.9-75.0
High School 38 13 39.7 23.5-58.6 *** *** *** 15 34.2 19.4-52.8
> High School 83 32 42.5 30.5-55.4 15 17.2 9.5-29.1 36 40.3 28.4-53.4
Marital Status
Married 59 31 56.4 41.6-70.0 *** *** *** 22 36.8 24.0-51.8
Other 96 20 25.9 16.5-38.2 26 29.7 19.8-42.0 50 44.4 32.8-56.6
WIC recipient
No 45 18 40.9 25.9-57.9 *** *** *** 17 38.4 23.5-55.9
Yes 109 33 35.0 24.9-46.6 22 22.7 14.3-33.9 54 42.3 31.6-53.8
Medicaid recipient
No 36 19 55.9 37.2-73.1 *** *** *** 12 31.1 16.7-50.6
Yes 119 32 30.0 21.0-40.8 27 24.8 16.4-35.7 60 45.2 34.7-56.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 64 13 18.8 11.1-30.1 13 20.4 12.1-32.3 38 60.7 48.2-72.0
2500+ grams 91 38 38.5 28.9-49.1 19 22.1 14.4-32.4 34 39.4 29.6-50.1

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 35 and 38 (Only asked of mothers that have smoked at least 100 cigarettes in the past 2 years.)

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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