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2003 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 1456 674 45.8 42.6-49.0 782 54.2 51.0-57.4
Age
< 20 years 156 91 58.5 47.6-68.5 65 41.5 31.5-52.4
20-24 years 396 195 49.8 43.6-56.1 201 50.2 43.9-56.4
25-34 years 719 311 41.9 37.5-46.4 408 58.1 53.6-62.5
35+ years 185 77 41.5 32.7-50.9 108 58.5 49.1-67.3
Race
White 994 403 40.0 36.4-43.8 591 60.0 56.2-63.6
Black 400 231 59.2 52.3-65.7 169 40.8 34.3-47.7
Other 62 40 72.2 56.8-83.7 22 27.8 16.3-43.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 111 75.8 66.7-83.0 34 24.2 17.0-33.3
No 1308 560 41.3 37.9-44.7 748 58.7 55.3-62.1
Education
< High School 310 198 67.2 60.1-73.5 112 32.8 26.5-39.9
High School 435 228 49.1 43.1-55.1 207 50.9 44.9-56.9
> High School 709 246 33.7 29.5-38.1 463 66.3 61.9-70.5
Marital Status
Married 915 386 41.3 37.4-45.2 529 58.7 54.8-62.6
Other 541 288 54.0 48.4-59.5 253 46.0 40.5-51.6
Income
15,999 or less 394 215 53.7 47.2-60.1 179 46.3 39.9-52.8
16,000-24,999 190 102 51.6 42.8-60.4 88 48.4 39.6-57.2
25,000-39,999 211 92 44.4 36.2-53.0 119 55.6 47.0-63.8
40,000 or more 499 148 28.5 23.9-33.5 351 71.5 66.5-76.1
WIC recipient
No 754 276 35.8 31.7-40.1 478 64.2 59.9-68.3
Yes 694 391 55.9 51.1-60.6 303 44.1 39.4-48.9
Medicaid recipient
No 700 245 32.2 28.2-36.6 455 67.8 63.4-71.8
Yes 756 429 58.5 53.9-63.0 327 41.5 37.0-46.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 665 328 50.5 46.8-54.3 337 49.5 45.7-53.2
2500+ grams 791 346 45.4 41.9-48.9 445 54.6 51.1-58.1

#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 22MAR05

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