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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Have you smoked any cigarettes in the past 2 years?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 964 752 77.7 74.3-80.7 212 22.3 19.3-25.7
Age
< 20 years 48 34 72.6 54.9-85.2 14 27.4 14.8-45.1
20-24 years 214 141 67.3 59.5-74.2 73 32.7 25.8-40.5
25-34 years 536 434 80.6 76.2-84.4 102 19.4 15.6-23.8
35+ years 166 143 85.2 77.6-90.5 23 14.8 9.5-22.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 505 369 71.9 67.1-76.3 136 28.1 23.7-32.9
Non-Hispanic Black 189 146 78.6 70.7-84.9 43 21.4 15.1-29.3
Non-Hispanic Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 191 172 91.4 85.1-95.2 19 8.6 4.8-14.9
Education
< High School 176 133 75.8 67.1-82.8 43 24.2 17.2-32.9
High School 190 134 72.9 64.8-79.8 56 27.1 20.2-35.2
> High School 597 484 80.0 75.9-83.5 113 20.0 16.5-24.1
Marital Status
Married 584 497 82.7 78.7-86.1 87 17.3 13.9-21.3
Other 380 255 69.9 64.0-75.2 125 30.1 24.8-36.0
WIC recipient
No 555 467 83.6 79.7-86.9 88 16.4 13.1-20.3
Yes 401 277 69.2 63.4-74.4 124 30.8 25.6-36.6
Medicaid recipient
No 591 523 87.3 83.8-90.1 68 12.7 9.9-16.2
Yes 373 229 64.0 58.0-69.6 144 36.0 30.4-42.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 338 254 73.2 68.0-77.9 84 26.8 22.1-32.0
2500+ grams 626 498 78.1 74.5-81.3 128 21.9 18.7-25.5

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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