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2008 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 1316 1019 77.4 74.6-79.9 297 22.6 20.1-25.4
Age
18-19 years 101 72 69.0 57.6-78.5 29 31.0 21.5-42.4
20-24 years 322 222 69.6 63.4-75.1 100 30.4 24.9-36.6
25-34 years 688 552 80.5 76.9-83.7 136 19.5 16.3-23.1
35-44 years 205 173 83.7 77.2-88.7 32 16.3 11.3-22.8
Race
White 937 711 76.3 73.1-79.2 226 23.7 20.8-26.9
Black 312 251 80.2 74.2-85.0 61 19.8 15.0-25.8
Other 67 57 81.4 67.2-90.3 10 18.6 9.7-32.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 180 169 94.8 90.0-97.3 11 5.2 2.7-10.0
No 1135 849 74.1 71.1-77.0 286 25.9 23.0-28.9
Education
< High School 224 150 66.7 59.3-73.3 74 33.3 26.7-40.7
High School 372 248 69.1 63.4-74.3 124 30.9 25.7-36.6
> High School 716 617 85.9 82.8-88.6 99 14.1 11.4-17.2
Marital Status
Married 822 687 82.9 79.8-85.7 135 17.1 14.3-20.2
Other 494 332 68.7 63.8-73.2 162 31.3 26.8-36.2
Income
14,999 or less 350 225 64.7 58.6-70.4 125 35.3 29.6-41.4
15,000-24,999 172 126 73.6 65.4-80.5 46 26.4 19.5-34.6
25,000-49,999 260 200 77.2 71.0-82.4 60 22.8 17.6-29.0
50,000 or more 439 387 87.0 83.0-90.2 52 13.0 9.8-17.0
WIC recipient
No 730 616 84.5 81.3-87.3 114 15.5 12.7-18.7
Yes 579 397 68.9 64.4-73.1 182 31.1 26.9-35.6
Medicaid recipient
No 633 552 86.3 83.0-89.1 81 13.7 10.9-17.0
Yes 683 467 69.5 65.3-73.3 216 30.5 26.7-34.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 425 314 72.3 67.8-76.4 111 27.7 23.6-32.2
2500+ grams 891 705 77.8 74.9-80.5 186 22.2 19.5-25.1

*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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