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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many times did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks in one sitting?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 967 955 99.6 99.1-99.9 12 0.4 0.1- 0.9
Age
< 20 years 84 82 99.6 98.4-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
20-24 years 241 239 99.9 99.4- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6
25-34 years 522 516 99.8 99.5-99.9 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5
35+ years 120 118 98.5 90.8-99.8 2 1.5 0.2- 9.2
Race
White 722 718 99.9 99.7- 100 4 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Black 219 213 99.4 98.6-99.8 6 0.6 0.2- 1.4
Other 26 24 91.7 61.1-98.7 2 8.3 1.3-38.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 35 33 99.2 96.5-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5
No 932 922 99.7 99.0-99.9 10 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Education
< High School 137 130 99.3 98.4-99.7 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6
High School 307 304 99.8 99.4-99.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6
> High School 522 520 99.7 98.0-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 2.0
Marital Status
Married 651 646 99.7 98.6-99.9 5 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Other 316 309 99.6 99.0-99.8 7 0.4 0.2- 1.0
Income
15,999 or less 246 236 99.3 98.7-99.7 10 0.7 0.3- 1.3
16,000-24,999 111 110 98.6 91.0-99.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.0
25,000-39,999 131 131 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
40,000 or more 420 419 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
WIC recipient
No 587 583 99.9 99.7- 100 4 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Yes 377 369 99.3 97.6-99.8 8 0.7 0.2- 2.4
Medicaid recipient
No 552 551 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Yes 415 404 99.2 97.6-99.7 11 0.8 0.3- 2.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 185 180 97.4 94.3-98.8 5 2.6 1.2- 5.7
1500 - 2499 grams 297 291 97.6 94.9-98.9 6 2.4 1.1- 5.1
2500+ grams 485 484 99.8 98.7- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 26b.

#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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