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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results


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

Smoker who quit # cigarettes reduced # cigarettes same/more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 188 101 55.5 46.8-63.9 55 27.1 20.1-35.5 32 17.3 11.6-25.0

*Only asked of mothers who smoked in the three months before becoming pregnant.

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.
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.

This page was generated on 14FEB17

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