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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many times did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks in one sitting?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
None 1 time 2 or more times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 898 729 81.1 77.6-84.3 65 7.2 5.2- 9.7 104 11.7 9.2-14.7
Age
< 20 years 77 60 81.3 67.1-90.2 11 10.1 4.3-22.1 6 8.6 3.0-22.2
20-24 years 216 169 75.6 67.3-82.4 18 8.4 4.7-14.7 29 16.0 10.5-23.5
25-34 years 495 406 82.3 77.5-86.3 28 6.2 3.9- 9.7 61 11.5 8.3-15.7
35+ years 110 94 87.4 77.4-93.4 8 6.8 2.8-15.7 8 5.8 2.2-14.3
Race
White 680 551 80.3 76.2-83.8 58 8.3 6.0-11.3 71 11.5 8.8-14.9
Black 196 158 85.0 75.7-91.1 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7 32 14.3 8.3-23.6
Other 22 20 88.6 51.7-98.2 1 11.0 1.6-49.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 37 29 88.6 68.7-96.5 6 10.8 3.1-31.2 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8
No 861 700 80.8 77.1-84.0 59 7.0 5.1- 9.6 102 12.2 9.6-15.4
Education
< High School 121 91 80.0 68.4-88.0 10 7.9 3.3-17.8 20 12.1 6.2-22.4
High School 281 224 79.6 72.6-85.2 20 8.0 4.7-13.4 37 12.3 8.1-18.4
> High School 494 412 82.2 77.5-86.2 35 6.5 4.3- 9.9 47 11.2 8.1-15.4
Marital Status
Married 618 518 83.2 79.1-86.6 44 7.4 5.2-10.5 56 9.4 6.9-12.8
Other 280 211 75.7 67.9-82.1 21 6.5 3.5-11.7 48 17.8 12.3-25.1
Income
15,999 or less 217 156 76.2 67.7-83.1 19 8.5 4.6-15.2 42 15.2 9.9-22.8
16,000-24,999 103 82 78.5 66.6-87.0 11 9.1 4.1-18.7 10 12.4 6.2-23.4
25,000-39,999 121 101 82.5 72.0-89.6 6 4.5 1.6-12.0 14 13.0 7.0-23.0
40,000 or more 404 342 82.7 77.4-86.9 27 7.4 4.7-11.4 35 9.9 6.8-14.4
WIC recipient
No 554 462 82.2 77.6-86.0 38 7.3 4.9-10.7 54 10.5 7.6-14.4
Yes 341 264 79.2 72.9-84.4 27 7.0 4.2-11.6 50 13.8 9.6-19.4
Medicaid recipient
No 525 442 82.3 77.8-86.1 35 7.6 5.1-11.1 48 10.1 7.2-13.9
Yes 373 287 79.2 73.0-84.3 30 6.5 3.8-10.8 56 14.3 10.1-19.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 170 141 83.3 77.6-87.8 10 5.7 3.3- 9.7 19 11.0 7.4-16.1
1500 - 2499 grams 275 219 79.1 74.0-83.4 23 8.4 5.7-12.3 33 12.4 9.1-16.8
2500+ grams 453 369 81.2 77.4-84.6 32 7.1 5.1- 9.9 52 11.7 9.0-15.0

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 33b.

#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.

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