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2014 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 964 877 91.3 88.8-93.2 87 8.7 6.8-11.2
Age
< 20 years 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 214 186 87.1 80.8-91.5 28 12.9 8.5-19.2
25-34 years 536 493 92.1 88.7-94.6 43 7.9 5.4-11.3
35+ years 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 505 450 89.5 85.9-92.3 55 10.5 7.7-14.1
Non-Hispanic Black 189 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 176 150 85.2 77.2-90.7 26 14.8 9.3-22.8
High School 190 161 86.7 80.0-91.5 29 13.3 8.5-20.0
> High School 597 565 94.7 92.1-96.5 32 5.3 3.5- 7.9
Marital Status
Married 584 558 94.7 91.8-96.6 26 5.3 3.4- 8.2
Other 380 319 86.0 81.2-89.7 61 14.0 10.3-18.8
WIC recipient
No 556 525 94.5 91.7-96.4 31 5.5 3.6- 8.3
Yes 400 344 86.6 82.0-90.2 56 13.4 9.8-18.0
Medicaid recipient
No 591 576 97.1 95.0-98.4 15 2.9 1.6- 5.0
Yes 373 301 82.9 77.8-87.0 72 17.1 13.0-22.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 338 297 86.2 81.7-89.7 41 13.8 10.3-18.3
2500+ grams 626 580 91.7 89.0-93.8 46 8.3 6.2-11.0

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 37: In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?

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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