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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Postpartum Smoking*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 891 764 86.6 83.6-89.2 127 13.4 10.8-16.4
Age
< 20 years 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 159 135 85.9 77.9-91.3 24 14.1 8.7-22.1
25-34 years 524 446 85.9 81.6-89.2 78 14.1 10.8-18.4
35+ years 165 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 484 415 85.0 80.4-88.6 69 15.0 11.4-19.6
Non-Hispanic Black 208 164 80.4 72.2-86.6 44 19.6 13.4-27.8
Non-Hispanic Other 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 118 91 82.4 72.9-89.0 27 17.6 11.0-27.1
High School 168 124 76.9 68.0-83.9 44 23.1 16.1-32.0
> High School 599 545 91.2 87.9-93.6 54 8.8 6.4-12.1
Marital Status
Married 590 546 91.5 88.1-94.0 44 8.5 6.0-11.9
Other 301 218 78.3 72.0-83.5 83 21.7 16.5-28.0
WIC recipient
No 537 494 92.1 88.8-94.5 43 7.9 5.5-11.2
Yes 342 261 79.8 74.0-84.6 81 20.2 15.4-26.0
Medicaid recipient
No 551 523 94.9 92.3-96.7 28 5.1 3.3- 7.7
Yes 340 241 75.0 68.8-80.3 99 25.0 19.7-31.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 321 256 77.5 72.4-81.8 65 22.5 18.2-27.6
2500+ grams 570 508 87.5 84.1-90.2 62 12.5 9.8-15.9

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 38: How many cigarettes do you smoke on an average day now?

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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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