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109. Live Births--Mothers Who Smoked During Pregnancy, According to Educational Attainment and Race of Mother

[In thousands, except percents. Excludes California, Indiana, New York, and South Dakota, which did not require reporting of tobacco use during pregnancy]

 
Years of school completed by mother
Smoking measure and
   race of mother Total 0-8 9-11 12 13-15 16 years Not
years years years years or more stated
 
   1996: All races 1 3,117,068 150,203 493,234 1,048,303 686,019 693,982 45,327
 
White 2,449,057 125,544 342,760 800,506 544,491 604,043 31,713
Black 532,866 17,495 132,675 205,683 115,484 51,564 9,965
 
Percent:
  Smoker 1 13.6 12.3 26.0 17.5 10.3 2.6 13.1
    White 14.7 13.0 30.1 19.8 11.3 2.7 13.6
    Black 10.2 9.8 16.1 10.1 6.7 2.6 14.2
 
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
 
All races smoker 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  10 cigarettes or less 66.7 61.5 66.2 66.0 68.7 74.0 67.5
  11-20 cigarettes 29.1 31.6 29.1 29.9 27.8 23.3 27.6
  21 cigarettes or more 4.3 7.0 4.7 4.0 3.5 2.7 4.9
 
White smoker 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  10 cigarettes or less 64.2 59.3 62.8 63.7 66.8 73.2 64.1
  11-20 cigarettes 31.2 33.2 31.9 31.9 29.4 23.9 30.3
  21 cigarettes or more 4.6 7.5 5.3 4.4 3.8 2.9 5.6
 
Black smoker 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  10 cigarettes or less 81.2 78.3 80.7 81.7 82.7 82.4 76.4
  11-20 cigarettes 16.7 18.6 16.9 16.4 15.7 16.3 20.4
  21 cigarettes or more 2.1 3.1 2.4 1.9 1.6 (B) 3.2
 
 
   1997: All races 1 3,124,110 148,048 493,433 1,030,964 690,118 714,838 46,709
 
White 2,444,987 124,740 342,637 782,868 544,288 618,550 31,904
Black 539,157 16,338 132,643 205,543 118,926 55,076 10,631
 
Percent:
  Smoker 1 13.2 12.1 25.7 17.1 9.9 2.4 12.7
    White 14.3 12.5 29.8 19.5 10.9 2.5 13.6
    Black 9.7 10.3 16.1 9.5 6.1 2.2 12.9
 
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
 
All races smoker 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  10 cigarettes or less     67.9 62.6 67.5 67.3 69.8 74.8 68.5
  11-20 cigarettes 28.1 30.9 28.1 28.9 26.9 22.7 27.1
  21 cigarettes or more 4.0 6.5 4.4 3.8 3.3 2.5 4.4
 
White smoker 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  10 cigarettes or less 65.4 60.3 64.1 65.1 67.9 73.9 65.3
  11-20 cigarettes 30.3 32.7 31.1 30.9 28.6 23.5 29.7
  21 cigarettes or more 4.3 7.0 4.9 4.0 3.5 2.6 5.0
 
Black smoker 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  10 cigarettes or less 82.2 78.8 82.0 82.6 83.3 83.9 77.8
  11-20 cigarettes 15.6 17.6 15.7 15.3 15.4 14.5 19.7
  21 cigarettes or more 2.1 3.5 2.3 2.1 1.3 (B) 2.5


B Base figure too small to meet statistical standards.
1 Includes races other than White and Black.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics Reports (NVSR) (formerly Monthly Vital Statistical Report). http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss.htm



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/109_live_births_mothers_who_smoked_during.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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