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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

How many cigarette smokers, not including yourself, lived in your home during your most recent pregnancy?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Smokers in the Home 1 or more Smokers
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 866 669 76.8 73.1-80.2 197 23.2 19.8-26.9
Age
< 20 years 43 21 53.1 34.7-70.8 22 46.9 29.2-65.3
20-24 years 154 105 66.0 56.2-74.6 49 34.0 25.4-43.8
25-34 years 509 403 79.5 74.7-83.5 106 20.5 16.5-25.3
35+ years 160 140 90.4 83.9-94.4 20 9.6 5.6-16.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 477 373 74.5 69.2-79.2 104 25.5 20.8-30.8
Non-Hispanic Black 204 142 72.8 64.0-80.1 62 27.2 19.9-36.0
Non-Hispanic Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 110 96 87.1 78.1-92.7 14 12.9 7.3-21.9
Education
< High School 109 74 75.6 64.5-84.0 35 24.4 16.0-35.5
High School 161 106 67.8 58.4-76.0 55 32.2 24.0-41.6
> High School 590 486 80.5 76.1-84.2 104 19.5 15.8-23.9
Marital Status
Married 576 478 80.4 76.0-84.2 98 19.6 15.8-24.0
Other 290 191 70.5 63.6-76.7 99 29.5 23.3-36.4
WIC recipient
No 529 453 84.9 80.6-88.3 76 15.1 11.7-19.4
Yes 325 207 65.9 59.3-72.0 118 34.1 28.0-40.7
Medicaid recipient
No 536 467 85.9 81.8-89.1 69 14.1 10.9-18.2
Yes 330 202 64.3 57.5-70.5 128 35.7 29.5-42.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 305 220 70.0 64.5-74.9 85 30.0 25.1-35.5
2500+ grams 561 449 77.4 73.4-81.0 112 22.6 19.0-26.6

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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