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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Change in Smoking: from 3 months Before to last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

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 80 52.5 43.1-61.8 46 23.5 16.5-32.2 29 24.0 16.7-33.2
Age
< 20 years 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 47 19 46.0 29.2-63.7 19 28.2 15.3-46.0 *** *** ***
25-34 years 79 41 51.0 38.2-63.6 22 24.5 15.2-37.1 16 24.5 14.9-37.5
35+ years 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 96 54 56.4 44.5-67.6 28 22.5 14.3-33.7 14 21.1 12.7-32.8
Non-Hispanic Black 46 20 44.4 27.2-63.0 *** *** *** 13 32.4 17.7-51.5
Non-Hispanic Other 4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 34 14 43.7 24.9-64.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 38 20 55.5 37.3-72.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 83 46 54.5 41.6-66.9 24 21.3 12.9-33.2 13 24.1 14.4-37.5
Marital Status
Married 59 37 61.8 46.9-74.9 *** *** *** 11 24.3 13.7-39.5
Other 96 43 47.7 35.8-59.9 35 28.5 19.0-40.3 18 23.8 14.8-36.0
WIC recipient
No 45 26 57.0 39.9-72.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 109 54 51.5 40.2-62.7 33 24.9 16.4-36.0 22 23.6 15.2-34.7
Medicaid recipient
No 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 119 54 46.1 35.5-57.1 40 26.5 18.0-37.1 25 27.4 18.6-38.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 64 30 45.9 34.0-58.3 27 41.3 29.8-53.9 *** *** ***
2500+ grams 91 50 53.4 42.8-63.7 19 21.2 13.8-31.2 22 25.4 17.3-35.7

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 35-36.

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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