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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Alcohol Use During the Last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1530 1455 94.5 92.9-95.7 75 5.5 4.3- 7.1
Age
< 20 years 196 193 98.5 93.3-99.7 3 1.5 0.3- 6.7
20-24 years 399 396 98.7 96.1-99.6 3 1.3 0.4- 3.9
25-34 years 746 703 94.0 91.5-95.7 43 6.0 4.3- 8.5
35+ years 189 163 83.6 76.1-89.1 26 16.4 10.9-23.9
Race
White 1052 992 93.5 91.4-95.1 60 6.5 4.9- 8.6
Black 403 390 97.4 94.5-98.8 13 2.6 1.2- 5.5
Other 75 73 95.8 84.8-98.9 2 4.2 1.1-15.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 156 95.2 89.1-97.9 6 4.8 2.1-10.9
No 1368 1299 94.4 92.7-95.7 69 5.6 4.3- 7.3
Education
< High School 346 339 98.7 96.4-99.6 7 1.3 0.4- 3.6
High School 431 419 96.8 93.8-98.4 12 3.2 1.6- 6.2
> High School 750 694 91.0 88.2-93.3 56 9.0 6.7-11.8
Marital Status
Married 974 912 92.9 90.7-94.6 62 7.1 5.4- 9.3
Other 556 543 97.7 95.4-98.9 13 2.3 1.1- 4.6
Income
15,999 or less 456 443 97.6 95.1-98.9 13 2.4 1.1- 4.9
16,000-24,999 170 166 97.8 92.5-99.4 4 2.2 0.6- 7.5
25,000-39,999 204 201 98.2 93.8-99.5 3 1.8 0.5- 6.2
40,000 or more 546 494 89.0 85.5-91.8 52 11.0 8.2-14.5
WIC recipient
No 829 774 92.4 89.8-94.3 55 7.6 5.7-10.2
Yes 688 668 97.0 94.9-98.3 20 3.0 1.7- 5.1
Medicaid recipient
No 750 696 91.8 89.1-93.9 54 8.2 6.1-10.9
Yes 780 759 97.4 95.5-98.5 21 2.6 1.5- 4.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 691 666 96.5 94.8-97.6 25 3.5 2.4- 5.2
2500+ grams 839 789 94.3 92.5-95.6 50 5.7 4.4- 7.5

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 33a. During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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