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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Preconception Smoking1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 905 749 84.5 81.5-87.1 156 15.5 12.9-18.5
Age
< 25 years 211 173 84.9 78.6-89.7 38 15.1 10.3-21.4
25-34 years 512 417 83.4 79.2-86.9 95 16.6 13.1-20.8
35+ years 182 159 87.0 79.9-91.8 23 13.0 8.2-20.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 494 382 79.8 75.7-83.5 112 20.2 16.5-24.3
Non-Hispanic Black 159 134 85.9 77.2-91.6 25 14.1 8.4-22.8
Non-Hispanic Other 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 163 154 95.4 90.1-97.9 *** *** ***
Education
< High School 112 96 91.2 84.1-95.3 16 8.8 4.7-15.9
High School 199 138 74.3 66.4-80.9 61 25.7 19.1-33.6
> High School 593 514 86.8 83.3-89.7 79 13.2 10.3-16.7
Marital Status
Married 578 505 88.5 85.4-91.1 73 11.5 8.9-14.6
Other 327 244 78.2 72.1-83.2 83 21.8 16.8-27.9
Medicaid recipient
No 505 462 92.3 89.2-94.5 43 7.7 5.5-10.8
Yes 400 287 75.3 69.9-80.0 113 24.7 20.0-30.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 220 72.5 66.8-77.6 70 27.5 22.4-33.2
2500+ grams 615 529 85.6 82.3-88.3 86 14.4 11.7-17.7

1Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 33: In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes did you smoke on an average day?
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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