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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SMOKING

Smoked Last 3 months of Pregnancy1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 904 820 92.6 90.4-94.4 84 7.4 5.6- 9.6
Age
< 25 years 210 191 92.5 87.5-95.6 19 7.5 4.4-12.5
25-34 years 512 456 91.7 88.5-94.1 56 8.3 5.9-11.5
35+ years 182 173 95.2 89.4-97.9 *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 493 431 90.1 86.8-92.6 62 9.9 7.4-13.2
Non-Hispanic Black 159 149 93.7 86.3-97.3 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 66 64 99.0 96.1-99.8 *** *** ***
Latina 163 158 97.7 92.9-99.3 *** *** ***
Education
< High School 112 99 92.9 86.1-96.5 13 7.1 3.5-13.9
High School 199 165 85.4 78.4-90.4 34 14.6 9.6-21.6
> High School 592 555 95.0 92.6-96.6 37 5.0 3.4- 7.4
Marital Status
Married 578 544 95.5 93.4-97.0 34 4.5 3.0- 6.6
Other 326 276 88.0 83.1-91.7 50 12.0 8.3-16.9
Medicaid recipient
No 505 491 98.1 96.4-99.0 14 1.9 1.0- 3.6
Yes 399 329 86.0 81.5-89.6 70 14.0 10.4-18.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 243 81.3 76.0-85.6 47 18.7 14.4-24.0
2500+ grams 614 577 93.6 91.2-95.5 37 6.4 4.5- 8.8

1Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 34: In the last 3 months of your pregnancy, 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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