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2007 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 1597 1209 76.7 73.9-79.2 388 23.3 20.8-26.1
Age
18-19 years 139 93 70.2 59.5-79.0 46 29.8 21.0-40.5
20-24 years 394 270 70.3 64.3-75.7 124 29.7 24.3-35.7
25-34 years 838 647 78.1 74.4-81.5 191 21.9 18.5-25.6
35-44 years 226 199 87.9 81.5-92.4 27 12.1 7.6-18.5
Race
White 1109 835 76.6 73.4-79.5 274 23.4 20.5-26.6
Black 424 318 75.5 69.4-80.8 106 24.5 19.2-30.6
Other 64 56 84.5 69.2-93.0 8 15.5 7.0-30.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 204 199 97.2 92.8-98.9 5 2.8 1.1- 7.2
No 1391 1009 72.8 69.7-75.7 382 27.2 24.3-30.3
Education
< High School 277 175 69.8 62.6-76.2 102 30.2 23.8-37.4
High School 449 316 73.1 67.6-78.0 133 26.9 22.0-32.4
> High School 865 712 81.1 77.6-84.2 153 18.9 15.8-22.4
Marital Status
Married 996 815 82.1 79.0-84.8 181 17.9 15.2-21.0
Other 601 394 68.6 63.6-73.2 207 31.4 26.8-36.4
Income
14,999 or less 418 261 66.9 60.8-72.4 157 33.1 27.6-39.2
15,000-24,999 250 181 73.7 66.1-80.1 69 26.3 19.9-33.9
25,000-49,999 300 233 77.4 70.8-82.8 67 22.6 17.2-29.2
50,000 or more 533 456 84.8 80.7-88.2 77 15.2 11.8-19.3
WIC recipient
No 913 742 81.7 78.3-84.7 171 18.3 15.3-21.7
Yes 671 459 70.4 65.8-74.6 212 29.6 25.4-34.2
Medicaid recipient
No 778 662 84.5 81.0-87.4 116 15.5 12.6-19.0
Yes 819 547 69.8 65.6-73.7 272 30.2 26.3-34.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 736 537 71.5 68.1-74.6 199 28.5 25.4-31.9
2500+ grams 861 672 77.1 74.1-79.9 189 22.9 20.1-25.9

*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.

This page was generated on 12JUL10

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