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Data for NC Women Who Smoke During Pregnancy by County, 2009

County Percentage of Mothers Numerator
Alamance 14.1% 266
Alexander 19.1% 77
Alleghany 17.3% 19
Anson 12.1% 33
Ashe 17.6% 46
Avery 19.5% 31
Beaufort 14.7% 86
Bertie 10.5% 24
Bladen 16.7% 63
Brunswick 18.2% 202
Buncombe 10.1% 271
Burke 20.8% 202
Cabarrus 9.3% 236
Caldwell 21.5% 180
Camden 16.8% 17
Carteret 16.8% 98
Caswell 24.0% 50
Catawba 14.7% 280
Chatham 10.5% 71
Cherokee 25.8% 67
Chowan 13.9% 26
Clay 25.5% 24
Cleveland 20.8% 250
Columbus 16.6% 114
Craven 14.1% 237
Cumberland 8.6% 531
Currituck 12.3% 28
Dare 15.4% 59
Davidson 16.4% 309
Davie 10.5% 49
Duplin 10.0% 82
Durham 5.4% 237
Edgecombe 15.2% 107
Forsyth 5.0% 240
Franklin 11.3% 73
Gaston 17.8% 486
Gates 14.4% 14
Graham 23.2% 19
Granville 11.6% 74
Greene 10.0% 26
Guilford 8.1% 499
Halifax 14.7% 96
Harnett 10.4% 180
Haywood 23.0% 135
Henderson 11.0% 130
Hertford 11.0% 33
Hoke 8.2% 76
Hyde 16.7% 7
Iredell 13.7% 261
Jackson 17.4% 78
Johnston 7.6% 184
Jones 15.6% 15
Lee 12.8% 110
Lenoir 18.3% 139
Lincoln 12.9% 113
Macon 15.5% 54
Madison 20.7% 38
Martin 14.5% 43
McDowell 22.7% 108
Mecklenburg 4.0% 580
Mitchell 16.8% 25
Montgomery 12.3% 39
Moore 11.1% 102
Nash 13.2% 167
New Hanover 10.1% 236
Northampton 18.0% 39
Onslow 8.1% 330
Orange 6.0% 78
Pamlico 30.6% 34
Pasquotank 7.8% 41
Pender 11.8% 69
Perquimans 16.0% 21
Person 16.2% 76
Pitt 9.4% 216
Polk 16.0% 26
Randolph 15.6% 266
Richmond 22.2% 138
Robeson 18.3% 389
Rockingham 22.0% 231
Rowan 16.0% 271
Rutherford 19.7% 145
Sampson 9.0% 82
Scotland 20.4% 101
Stanly 17.0% 125
Stokes 11.3% 48
Surry 17.8% 153
Swain 18.6% 31
Transylvania 16.8% 53
Tyrrell 10.9% 5
Union 7.4% 189
Vance 12.0% 75
Wake 2.7% 348
Warren 9.2% 19
Washington 9.9% 17
Watauga 12.3% 44
Wayne 13.5% 224
Wilkes 18.9% 133
Wilson 11.4% 124
Yadkin 9.6% 41
Yancey 22.9% 41

Data Notes

Derived from information collected from birth certificates 

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Definition

Women who reported smoking during the prenatal period

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of women who reported smoking during the prenatal period
Denominator: Total number of live births

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 12/01/2011


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