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Data for NC Women Who Smoke During Pregnancy by Race/Ethnicity, 2009

Race/Ethnicity Percentage of Women Who Smoked Numerator
White Non-Hispanic 13.4% 9,401
Black Non-Hispanic 9.5% 2,865
Other Non-Hispanic 7.6% 465
Hispanic 1.2% 244

Data Notes

Derived from information collected from birth certificates 

Data Sources

Birth Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics 

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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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