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2002 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 686 543 79.8 75.9-83.3 59 8.1 6.0-11.1 84 12.0 9.3-15.4
Age
< 20 years 46 40 87.6 67.3-96.0 2 1.2 0.3- 4.5 4 11.2 3.2-32.5
20-24 years 163 114 72.0 62.7-79.7 19 12.2 7.1-20.0 30 15.8 10.1-23.9
25-34 years 366 294 79.3 73.8-83.9 33 8.4 5.5-12.5 39 12.3 8.7-17.1
35+ years 111 95 91.2 83.0-95.6 5 3.3 1.0-10.3 11 5.5 2.3-12.7
Race
White 527 410 79.1 74.7-83.0 45 7.6 5.3-10.7 72 13.3 10.2-17.2
Black 137 114 82.5 71.2-89.9 12 11.6 5.7-22.1 11 5.9 2.3-14.7
Other 22 19 85.1 57.9-96.0 2 7.8 1.3-35.2 1 7.1 1.0-36.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 35 28 81.6 61.8-92.4 3 5.0 1.0-21.6 4 13.4 4.5-33.4
No 651 515 79.7 75.6-83.3 56 8.3 6.0-11.4 80 12.0 9.2-15.4
Education
< High School 78 58 72.8 58.7-83.4 9 10.1 4.3-21.9 11 17.1 8.8-30.5
High School 162 120 76.1 66.5-83.6 15 8.3 4.2-15.9 27 15.6 9.6-24.3
> High School 445 364 82.2 77.5-86.1 35 7.8 5.3-11.4 46 10.0 7.1-13.9
Marital Status
Married 496 404 82.4 78.0-86.0 42 7.5 5.1-10.8 50 10.1 7.4-13.8
Other 190 139 71.1 61.6-79.0 17 10.4 5.8-17.9 34 18.5 12.1-27.2
Income
15,999 or less 139 97 71.4 60.5-80.4 17 11.4 6.1-20.4 25 17.1 10.3-27.2
16,000-24,999 76 61 77.0 63.1-86.8 7 11.3 4.9-23.8 8 11.7 5.2-24.3
25,000-39,999 85 68 85.6 73.9-92.6 6 4.8 1.5-14.1 11 9.6 4.2-20.6
40,000 or more 363 301 83.0 77.9-87.1 25 6.2 3.8- 9.8 37 10.8 7.5-15.2
WIC recipient
No 462 377 83.2 78.6-86.9 34 6.9 4.6-10.4 51 9.9 7.1-13.7
Yes 218 160 72.0 63.9-78.9 25 11.0 6.8-17.3 33 17.0 11.5-24.4
Medicaid recipient
No 439 357 82.6 78.0-86.5 35 7.3 4.9-10.9 47 10.0 7.1-13.9
Yes 247 186 73.8 65.9-80.3 24 9.9 6.0-15.8 37 16.3 11.1-23.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 300 234 78.5 73.6-82.6 28 9.2 6.5-12.9 38 12.3 9.1-16.4
2500+ grams 386 309 79.9 75.6-83.6 31 8.1 5.7-11.2 46 12.0 9.1-15.7

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 32b.

#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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