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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Have you smoked any cigarettes in the past 2 years?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 905 719 81.1 77.9-84.0 186 18.9 16.0-22.1
Age
< 25 years 211 163 79.5 72.3-85.1 48 20.5 14.9-27.7
25-34 years 512 401 80.3 76.0-84.0 111 19.7 16.0-24.0
35+ years 182 155 85.8 78.7-90.8 27 14.2 9.2-21.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 494 363 75.8 71.4-79.8 131 24.2 20.2-28.6
Non-Hispanic Black 159 130 84.1 75.2-90.2 29 15.9 9.8-24.8
Non-Hispanic Other 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 163 149 91.9 85.6-95.5 14 8.1 4.5-14.4
Education
< High School 113 93 86.2 77.6-91.9 20 13.8 8.1-22.4
High School 199 131 71.2 63.2-78.1 68 28.8 21.9-36.8
> High School 592 494 83.6 79.8-86.8 98 16.4 13.2-20.2
Marital Status
Married 578 489 85.4 82.0-88.3 89 14.6 11.7-18.0
Other 327 230 74.4 68.2-79.9 97 25.6 20.1-31.8
Medicaid recipient
No 504 449 89.7 86.4-92.3 55 10.3 7.7-13.6
Yes 401 270 71.0 65.4-76.1 131 29.0 23.9-34.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 289 209 68.3 62.4-73.7 80 31.7 26.3-37.6
2500+ grams 616 510 82.3 78.8-85.3 106 17.7 14.7-21.2

1Asked of all mothers.
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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