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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Have you had any alcoholic drinks in the past 2 years?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1544 756 49.0 45.9-52.1 788 51.0 47.9-54.1
Age
< 20 years 198 135 71.1 62.2-78.7 63 28.9 21.3-37.8
20-24 years 404 207 50.0 43.9-56.0 197 50.0 44.0-56.1
25-34 years 752 343 46.0 41.7-50.4 409 54.0 49.6-58.3
35+ years 190 71 38.1 30.0-46.9 119 61.9 53.1-70.0
Race
White 1060 465 43.6 40.1-47.3 595 56.4 52.7-59.9
Black 409 240 62.6 55.9-68.8 169 37.4 31.2-44.1
Other 75 51 66.9 52.9-78.4 24 33.1 21.6-47.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 121 74.5 65.6-81.7 42 25.5 18.3-34.4
No 1381 635 45.7 42.5-49.0 746 54.3 51.0-57.5
Education
< High School 349 248 70.6 64.3-76.1 101 29.4 23.9-35.7
High School 440 234 53.9 47.8-59.9 206 46.1 40.1-52.2
> High School 752 272 35.5 31.4-39.7 480 64.5 60.3-68.6
Marital Status
Married 978 438 44.8 41.0-48.5 540 55.2 51.5-59.0
Other 566 318 57.6 52.1-62.9 248 42.4 37.1-47.9
Income
15,999 or less 463 278 63.3 57.4-68.7 185 36.7 31.3-42.6
16,000-24,999 173 85 44.7 35.6-54.2 88 55.3 45.8-64.4
25,000-39,999 205 102 50.7 42.2-59.1 103 49.3 40.9-57.8
40,000 or more 548 166 30.0 25.6-34.8 382 70.0 65.2-74.4
WIC recipient
No 837 331 39.8 35.9-43.9 506 60.2 56.1-64.1
Yes 693 418 60.5 55.8-65.0 275 39.5 35.0-44.2
Medicaid recipient
No 755 281 37.6 33.5-41.8 474 62.4 58.2-66.5
Yes 789 475 61.4 56.9-65.7 314 38.6 34.3-43.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 695 351 52.9 49.2-56.5 344 47.1 43.5-50.8
2500+ grams 849 405 48.6 45.3-52.0 444 51.4 48.0-54.7

#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 21JUL04

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