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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Smoked 3 months Before Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 976 727 77.4 73.9-80.5 249 22.6 19.5-26.1
Age
18-19 years 67 45 76.2 60.8-86.8 22 23.8 13.2-39.2
20-24 years 251 156 64.6 56.6-71.8 95 35.4 28.2-43.4
25-34 years 508 399 81.0 76.5-84.9 109 19.0 15.1-23.5
35-44 years 150 127 87.6 79.0-93.0 23 12.4 7.0-21.0
Race
White 699 511 76.4 72.3-80.0 188 23.6 20.0-27.7
Black 237 184 79.5 71.4-85.8 53 20.5 14.2-28.6
Other 40 32 85.3 66.5-94.4 8 14.7 5.6-33.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 124 114 95.3 88.6-98.1 10 4.7 1.9-11.4
No 852 613 73.9 70.0-77.5 239 26.1 22.5-30.0
Education
< High School 169 116 74.3 65.4-81.5 53 25.7 18.5-34.6
High School 288 190 69.2 61.7-75.8 98 30.8 24.2-38.3
> High School 517 421 83.1 78.7-86.7 96 16.9 13.3-21.3
Marital Status
Married 635 511 81.9 78.0-85.2 124 18.1 14.8-22.0
Other 341 216 68.8 61.9-75.0 125 31.2 25.0-38.1
Income
14,999 or less 279 175 67.1 59.5-73.8 104 32.9 26.2-40.5
15,000-24,999 152 101 77.4 68.1-84.6 51 22.6 15.4-31.9
25,000-49,999 177 134 77.4 69.1-84.0 43 22.6 16.0-30.9
50,000 or more 288 257 88.6 83.3-92.3 31 11.4 7.7-16.7
WIC recipient
No 546 442 83.3 79.2-86.8 104 16.7 13.2-20.8
Yes 423 280 69.2 63.1-74.6 143 30.8 25.4-36.9
Medicaid recipient
No 465 400 86.6 82.4-90.0 65 13.4 10.0-17.6
Yes 511 327 68.7 63.2-73.7 184 31.3 26.3-36.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 443 306 68.4 63.9-72.5 137 31.6 27.5-36.1
2500+ grams 533 421 78.2 74.4-81.5 112 21.8 18.5-25.6

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 29: In the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many cigarettes or packs of cigarettes did you smoke on an average day? (A pack has 20 cigarettes.)

#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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