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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Have you had any alcoholic drinks in the past 2 years?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1819 836 46.6 43.6-49.7 983 53.4 50.3-56.4
Age
< 20 years 229 143 61.5 52.7-69.6 86 38.5 30.4-47.3
20-24 years 487 241 48.9 43.0-54.8 246 51.1 45.2-57.0
25-34 years 890 362 41.9 37.7-46.2 528 58.1 53.8-62.3
35+ years 213 90 44.4 35.7-53.5 123 55.6 46.5-64.3
Race
White 1213 478 40.8 37.3-44.4 735 59.2 55.6-62.7
Black 548 328 63.6 57.4-69.4 220 36.4 30.6-42.6
Other 58 30 55.4 37.8-71.8 28 44.6 28.2-62.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 107 77.9 68.5-85.1 36 22.1 14.9-31.5
No 1675 728 43.0 39.8-46.2 947 57.0 53.8-60.2
Education
< High School 391 251 66.0 59.5-72.0 140 34.0 28.0-40.5
High School 600 289 48.2 42.9-53.6 311 51.8 46.4-57.1
> High School 827 296 34.9 30.8-39.3 531 65.1 60.7-69.2
Marital Status
Married 1160 498 42.9 39.2-46.6 662 57.1 53.4-60.8
Other 659 338 54.0 48.6-59.3 321 46.0 40.7-51.4
Income
15,999 or less 535 285 54.8 49.0-60.6 250 45.2 39.4-51.0
16,000-24,999 247 134 52.1 44.0-60.2 113 47.9 39.8-56.0
25,000-39,999 264 130 50.8 42.9-58.6 134 49.2 41.4-57.1
40,000 or more 613 186 29.0 24.6-33.9 427 71.0 66.1-75.4
WIC recipient
No 978 379 37.1 33.2-41.2 599 62.9 58.8-66.8
Yes 836 454 56.9 52.4-61.3 382 43.1 38.7-47.6
Medicaid recipient
No 895 332 36.2 32.3-40.3 563 63.8 59.7-67.7
Yes 924 504 57.1 52.7-61.4 420 42.9 38.6-47.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 361 168 47.0 42.4-51.7 193 53.0 48.3-57.6
1500 - 2499 grams 569 269 48.5 44.5-52.5 300 51.5 47.5-55.5
2500+ grams 889 399 46.5 43.2-49.8 490 53.5 50.2-56.8

#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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