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2001 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 793 603 76.6 72.5-80.2 87 10.5 8.1-13.6 103 12.9 10.2-16.3
Age
< 20 years 74 47 68.8 53.7-80.7 13 16.5 8.1-30.8 14 14.7 7.0-28.3
20-24 years 212 158 71.5 62.7-79.0 21 10.1 5.8-17.0 33 18.3 12.3-26.4
25-34 years 409 318 79.8 74.6-84.2 47 10.3 7.3-14.5 44 9.9 6.8-14.2
35+ years 98 80 80.0 67.2-88.6 6 6.6 2.3-17.6 12 13.4 6.6-25.2
Race
White 602 456 75.5 71.0-79.5 66 11.1 8.4-14.6 80 13.4 10.4-17.2
Black 172 135 82.3 72.0-89.3 17 7.4 3.3-15.6 20 10.3 5.2-19.5
Other 19 12 67.0 33.8-89.0 4 16.0 3.6-49.4 3 17.0 3.1-57.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 47 41 93.2 74.2-98.5 3 5.6 0.9-27.6 3 1.2 0.4- 4.0
No 745 561 75.6 71.4-79.4 84 10.8 8.3-14.0 100 13.6 10.7-17.1
Education
< High School 109 75 66.1 52.5-77.5 13 13.6 6.6-25.9 21 20.3 11.5-33.2
High School 228 166 74.8 66.8-81.4 31 12.0 7.5-18.7 31 13.2 8.5-19.9
> High School 455 362 80.2 75.2-84.3 43 9.2 6.4-12.9 50 10.7 7.6-14.8
Marital Status
Married 555 439 78.7 74.1-82.6 55 9.8 7.2-13.4 61 11.5 8.6-15.2
Other 238 164 70.9 62.1-78.4 32 12.4 7.6-19.5 42 16.7 10.9-24.6
Income
15,999 or less 192 141 78.5 69.2-85.6 22 8.4 4.3-15.7 29 13.1 7.7-21.4
16,000-24,999 86 58 63.2 49.1-75.3 12 18.0 9.6-31.4 16 18.8 10.3-31.9
25,000-39,999 126 92 76.4 65.6-84.6 19 10.2 5.2-19.0 15 13.4 7.3-23.2
40,000 or more 356 286 79.2 73.7-83.9 28 9.0 6.0-13.2 42 11.8 8.2-16.5
WIC recipient
No 491 385 79.2 74.4-83.3 54 10.2 7.3-13.9 52 10.7 7.7-14.6
Yes 299 216 72.1 64.6-78.4 32 11.2 7.1-17.1 51 16.8 11.8-23.3
Medicaid recipient
No 491 397 80.5 75.8-84.4 41 8.3 5.8-11.8 53 11.3 8.2-15.2
Yes 302 206 69.5 61.8-76.2 46 14.6 9.9-21.0 50 15.9 11.0-22.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 156 116 73.0 66.0-79.1 18 12.0 8.0-17.7 22 14.9 10.4-21.0
1500 - 2499 grams 219 166 75.9 70.0-81.0 25 11.4 7.9-16.1 28 12.7 9.0-17.7
2500+ grams 418 321 76.7 72.3-80.5 44 10.4 7.8-13.8 53 12.9 10.0-16.5

*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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