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2003 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 692 554 78.5 74.4-82.1 57 8.9 6.6-12.0 81 12.5 9.7-16.0
Age
< 20 years 52 39 63.5 43.7-79.6 3 5.0 1.0-22.6 10 31.5 16.5-51.7
20-24 years 175 129 72.0 62.8-79.7 22 14.0 8.6-22.1 24 14.0 8.6-21.8
25-34 years 370 302 79.7 74.3-84.3 30 8.6 5.7-12.8 38 11.6 8.2-16.3
35+ years 95 84 94.3 85.4-97.9 2 2.6 0.4-14.1 9 3.1 1.0- 8.8
Race
White 528 420 79.0 74.4-82.9 42 8.6 6.1-12.0 66 12.4 9.4-16.3
Black 144 117 76.8 65.7-85.1 13 8.8 4.2-17.7 14 14.4 8.0-24.6
Other 20 17 76.3 42.1-93.5 2 22.5 5.9-57.6 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 30 23 72.1 50.7-86.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 6 27.4 12.9-48.9
No 662 531 78.9 74.7-82.6 56 9.5 7.0-12.7 75 11.6 8.9-15.1
Education
< High School 92 70 72.2 58.0-83.0 10 10.1 4.3-21.7 12 17.7 9.1-31.5
High School 173 127 71.0 62.1-78.6 21 14.1 8.9-21.8 25 14.8 9.4-22.6
> High School 427 357 83.2 78.4-87.1 26 6.3 4.0- 9.8 44 10.5 7.4-14.6
Marital Status
Married 489 402 80.9 76.3-84.8 34 7.9 5.4-11.4 53 11.2 8.2-15.1
Other 203 152 72.1 63.1-79.6 23 11.8 7.0-19.2 28 16.1 10.3-24.2
Income
15,999 or less 143 104 70.1 59.4-78.9 19 12.6 7.1-21.3 20 17.3 10.5-27.3
16,000-24,999 75 56 73.2 59.3-83.7 9 15.7 7.9-29.0 10 11.0 5.0-22.7
25,000-39,999 111 90 75.0 63.1-84.0 10 8.5 3.9-17.8 11 16.5 9.2-27.8
40,000 or more 322 268 83.8 78.4-88.1 17 5.9 3.5-10.0 37 10.2 6.9-14.9
WIC recipient
No 436 362 81.9 76.9-85.9 29 7.3 4.8-10.9 45 10.9 7.8-15.1
Yes 255 191 72.9 65.3-79.3 28 11.8 7.6-17.9 36 15.3 10.4-22.0
Medicaid recipient
No 423 349 80.7 75.7-84.8 23 6.3 4.0- 9.7 51 13.1 9.6-17.5
Yes 269 205 74.8 67.3-81.1 34 13.7 9.1-20.0 30 11.5 7.3-17.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 296 241 81.9 77.3-85.7 22 7.4 5.0-10.9 33 10.7 7.8-14.5
2500+ grams 396 313 78.3 73.8-82.1 35 9.1 6.6-12.4 48 12.7 9.7-16.4

*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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