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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Change in Alcohol Use During Pregnancy by Mothers who Drank Before

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Drinker who quit Drinks reduced Drinks same or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 608 545 87.9 84.1-90.9 24 4.9 3.2- 7.6 39 7.2 4.9-10.5
Age
< 20 years 45 41 85.1 63.8-94.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 14.9 5.1-36.2
20-24 years 164 153 93.1 85.7-96.8 2 1.1 0.2- 5.7 9 5.8 2.4-13.2
25-34 years 312 277 86.9 81.4-90.9 13 5.0 2.8- 9.0 22 8.1 4.9-12.9
35+ years 87 74 83.4 71.0-91.1 9 14.2 7.1-26.3 4 2.4 0.5-11.3
Race
White 457 408 87.8 83.6-91.0 23 6.1 3.9- 9.3 26 6.1 3.9- 9.5
Black 135 123 87.1 75.3-93.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 11 12.6 6.0-24.5
Other 16 14 97.1 88.2-99.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.9 0.7-11.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 20 18 83.3 52.8-95.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 16.7 4.3-47.2
No 587 526 88.1 84.3-91.1 24 5.1 3.3- 7.9 37 6.8 4.5-10.0
Education
< High School 68 62 90.7 76.1-96.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 9.3 3.3-23.9
High School 175 154 86.3 77.7-91.8 7 4.5 1.9-10.5 14 9.2 4.7-17.3
> High School 364 328 87.9 83.1-91.6 17 6.1 3.7- 9.9 19 6.0 3.5-10.0
Marital Status
Married 419 379 88.3 83.9-91.6 19 5.5 3.4- 8.8 21 6.2 3.8- 9.9
Other 189 166 86.9 78.3-92.4 5 3.3 1.2- 9.0 18 9.8 5.1-18.0
Income
15,999 or less 137 123 89.7 80.0-94.9 2 1.5 0.3- 8.1 12 8.9 4.0-18.4
16,000-24,999 72 63 85.7 71.3-93.6 3 2.8 0.6-12.9 6 11.4 4.5-26.0
25,000-39,999 85 80 91.4 80.0-96.6 2 2.3 0.5-11.2 3 6.3 2.0-17.6
40,000 or more 297 264 87.0 81.6-91.0 17 7.6 4.7-12.2 16 5.3 2.9- 9.6
WIC recipient
No 394 352 87.1 82.4-90.7 19 6.7 4.3-10.5 23 6.1 3.7-10.0
Yes 212 191 89.3 82.1-93.9 5 1.3 0.4- 4.6 16 9.4 5.1-16.5
Medicaid recipient
No 381 347 88.3 83.7-91.8 19 6.7 4.3-10.5 15 4.9 2.8- 8.6
Yes 227 198 87.0 79.5-92.0 5 1.3 0.4- 4.6 24 11.7 7.0-19.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 106 96 90.3 83.6-94.4 1 0.9 0.1- 5.1 9 8.8 4.9-15.4
1500 - 2499 grams 172 159 91.4 85.9-94.9 5 3.3 1.4- 7.5 8 5.3 2.7-10.2
2500+ grams 330 290 87.6 83.6-90.8 18 5.1 3.2- 7.9 22 7.3 4.8-10.8

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 33 and 34.

#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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