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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results


Change in smoking: From 3 Months Before Pregnancy to Now*

Smoker who quit # cigarettes reduced # cigarettes same/more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 177 55 34.0 25.8-43.2 40 24.5 17.5-33.2 82 41.5 32.6-51.0

*Only asked of mothers that have smoked any cigarettes in the past 2 years.

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.
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 30OCT17

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