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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many times did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks in one sitting?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 769 762 99.4 98.4-99.8 7 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Age
< 20 years 59 59 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 191 191 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 401 396 99.1 96.9-99.7 5 0.9 0.3- 3.1
35+ years 118 116 99.6 98.5-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Race
White 584 581 99.4 97.9-99.9 3 0.6 0.1- 2.1
Black 161 157 99.3 98.2-99.7 4 0.7 0.3- 1.8
Other 24 24 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 39 39 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 730 723 99.4 98.3-99.8 7 0.6 0.2- 1.7
Education
< High School 97 95 98.0 90.0-99.6 2 2.0 0.4-10.0
High School 194 192 99.8 99.2-99.9 2 0.2 0.1- 0.8
> High School 477 474 99.6 98.0-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 2.0
Marital Status
Married 533 529 99.4 97.8-99.8 4 0.6 0.2- 2.2
Other 236 233 99.7 99.0-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Income
15,999 or less 175 170 98.4 94.1-99.6 5 1.6 0.4- 5.9
16,000-24,999 85 85 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 102 102 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
40,000 or more 380 378 99.5 97.3-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.7
WIC recipient
No 496 493 99.6 97.9-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 2.1
Yes 267 263 99.2 96.5-99.8 4 0.8 0.2- 3.5
Medicaid recipient
No 468 465 99.6 97.9-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 2.1
Yes 301 297 99.2 96.6-99.8 4 0.8 0.2- 3.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 338 333 98.3 96.1-99.3 5 1.7 0.7- 3.9
2500+ grams 431 429 99.5 98.2-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 1.8

*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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