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2010 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 932 690 72.6 69.1-75.9 242 27.4 24.1-30.9
Age
18-19 years 50 24 37.7 24.0-53.7 26 62.3 46.3-76.0
20-24 years 221 133 59.1 51.4-66.4 88 40.9 33.6-48.6
25-34 years 501 396 79.9 75.5-83.6 105 20.1 16.4-24.5
35-44 years 160 137 85.7 77.7-91.1 23 14.3 8.9-22.3
Race
White 658 484 72.0 67.7-75.9 174 28.0 24.1-32.3
Black 194 137 69.0 60.6-76.4 57 31.0 23.6-39.4
Other 73 63 87.5 76.5-93.8 10 12.5 6.2-23.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 109 97 89.5 80.9-94.5 12 10.5 5.5-19.1
No 821 591 69.6 65.7-73.3 230 30.4 26.7-34.3
Education
< High School 128 74 56.6 45.8-66.8 54 43.4 33.2-54.2
High School 242 149 61.0 53.7-67.7 93 39.0 32.3-46.3
> High School 559 464 83.2 79.3-86.5 95 16.8 13.5-20.7
Marital Status
Married 612 513 84.3 80.7-87.4 99 15.7 12.6-19.3
Other 320 177 54.5 48.0-60.9 143 45.5 39.1-52.0
Income
14,999 or less 245 139 59.0 51.5-66.1 106 41.0 33.9-48.5
15,000-24,999 130 86 62.7 52.6-71.8 44 37.3 28.2-47.4
25,000-49,999 197 151 73.9 65.9-80.6 46 26.1 19.4-34.1
50,000 or more 316 280 88.8 84.1-92.2 36 11.2 7.8-15.9
WIC recipient
No 524 437 83.9 79.9-87.3 87 16.1 12.7-20.1
Yes 405 250 60.2 54.5-65.7 155 39.8 34.3-45.5
Medicaid recipient
No 477 409 85.5 81.4-88.9 68 14.5 11.1-18.6
Yes 455 281 61.2 55.8-66.3 174 38.8 33.7-44.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 312 218 67.1 61.5-72.2 94 32.9 27.8-38.5
2500+ grams 620 472 73.1 69.2-76.7 148 26.9 23.3-30.8

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 26: 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 18APR12

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