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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Change in Alcohol Use During Pregnancy by Mothers who Drank Before

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Drinker who quit Drinks reduced Drinks same or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 555 500 90.1 86.6-92.7 27 4.3 2.7- 6.8 28 5.6 3.6- 8.5
Age
< 20 years 39 36 93.6 73.5-98.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.0 2 5.6 0.9-27.7
20-24 years 141 133 93.0 84.8-97.0 2 1.3 0.2- 7.6 6 5.6 2.2-13.7
25-34 years 297 272 92.0 87.5-95.0 10 3.1 1.5- 6.4 15 4.9 2.6- 8.8
35+ years 78 59 73.4 59.6-83.7 14 18.0 9.7-30.8 5 8.7 3.4-20.4
Race
White 423 377 88.9 84.8-92.0 23 5.1 3.2- 8.2 23 5.9 3.7- 9.4
Black 116 107 94.7 86.2-98.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.4 5 4.4 1.3-13.7
Other 16 16 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 13 12 86.0 43.8-98.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.0 2.0-56.2
No 542 488 90.2 86.7-92.8 27 4.5 2.8- 7.0 27 5.3 3.4- 8.2
Education
< High School 76 69 92.3 78.7-97.5 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 5 7.0 2.0-21.3
High School 139 128 95.3 88.6-98.2 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 6 4.1 1.4-11.2
> High School 340 303 87.3 82.4-91.0 20 6.8 4.2-10.8 17 5.9 3.5- 9.8
Marital Status
Married 382 344 89.5 85.3-92.6 20 5.4 3.3- 8.7 18 5.1 3.0- 8.5
Other 173 156 91.5 84.0-95.7 7 1.8 0.5- 5.6 10 6.7 3.0-14.3
Income
15,999 or less 121 109 93.6 85.2-97.4 4 0.7 0.3- 1.9 8 5.7 2.1-14.5
16,000-24,999 62 57 89.6 75.6-96.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 4 10.2 3.9-24.3
25,000-39,999 83 78 95.5 86.3-98.6 2 2.0 0.3-10.7 3 2.5 0.5-11.5
40,000 or more 262 233 88.2 82.8-92.1 20 8.0 4.9-12.8 9 3.8 1.9- 7.6
WIC recipient
No 348 310 88.7 84.1-92.1 23 6.7 4.2-10.6 15 4.5 2.5- 8.0
Yes 207 190 92.3 86.1-95.9 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8 13 7.3 3.8-13.6
Medicaid recipient
No 331 295 87.7 82.8-91.3 21 6.7 4.2-10.7 15 5.6 3.2- 9.6
Yes 224 205 93.9 88.6-96.9 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 13 5.5 2.7-11.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 234 212 90.4 86.0-93.6 12 5.3 3.0- 9.0 10 4.3 2.4- 7.7
2500+ grams 321 288 90.1 86.3-92.9 15 4.3 2.6- 7.0 18 5.7 3.6- 8.9

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 32 and 33.

#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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