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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
None LT 1 per wk 1 to 3 drinks per wk 4 or more drinks per wk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 886 187 19.8 16.8-23.3 400 46.3 42.3-50.3 186 21.4 18.2-24.9 113 12.5 10.1-15.4
Age
< 20 years 68 17 22.9 12.3-38.5 28 45.5 30.7-61.2 16 24.1 13.0-40.3 7 7.5 2.4-21.1
20-24 years 222 37 16.3 11.2-23.3 99 43.9 36.2-52.0 57 26.1 19.6-33.8 29 13.7 9.1-20.1
25-34 years 479 106 21.4 17.3-26.3 219 46.7 41.3-52.1 94 19.9 15.9-24.5 60 12.0 8.9-16.0
35+ years 117 27 18.8 11.9-28.5 54 50.4 39.5-61.2 19 15.7 9.3-25.4 17 15.1 8.8-24.6
Race
White 678 135 19.0 15.7-22.8 309 47.2 42.8-51.7 146 21.9 18.4-25.9 88 11.9 9.3-15.1
Black 185 44 21.5 14.5-30.7 80 41.9 32.6-51.8 37 20.5 13.6-29.9 24 16.0 9.9-24.9
Other 23 8 37.3 17.4-62.6 11 46.7 24.3-70.6 3 8.8 1.7-34.8 1 7.2 1.0-37.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 59 23 33.5 20.9-48.9 21 46.1 31.7-61.3 11 12.6 5.7-25.4 4 7.8 2.7-20.9
No 827 164 18.6 15.6-22.1 379 46.3 42.2-50.5 175 22.2 18.9-25.9 109 12.9 10.4-16.0
Education
< High School 136 32 21.3 13.9-31.1 64 48.7 38.3-59.2 29 23.7 15.9-33.9 11 6.3 2.7-13.8
High School 219 43 20.1 14.3-27.6 101 45.9 37.9-54.0 47 22.2 16.1-29.8 28 11.8 7.4-18.2
> High School 530 112 19.3 15.6-23.7 234 45.6 40.5-50.8 110 20.3 16.5-24.7 74 14.8 11.5-18.8
Marital Status
Married 583 126 19.0 15.5-23.0 280 49.7 44.9-54.5 113 19.8 16.2-23.9 64 11.5 8.8-15.0
Other 303 61 21.4 16.0-28.1 120 39.8 32.9-47.2 73 24.4 18.6-31.3 49 14.3 10.0-20.1
Income
14,999 or less 210 47 22.2 15.8-30.2 81 39.9 31.9-48.5 52 25.0 18.3-33.2 30 12.9 8.3-19.6
15,000-24,999 138 33 23.3 15.6-33.3 63 45.8 35.6-56.4 29 19.7 12.5-29.5 13 11.2 5.9-20.2
25,000-49,999 182 35 16.4 11.0-23.6 88 49.7 41.2-58.2 35 19.7 13.8-27.4 24 14.2 9.3-21.2
50,000 or more 313 62 19.0 14.3-24.8 147 47.6 41.0-54.2 66 22.1 17.0-28.1 38 11.3 7.8-16.2
WIC recipient
No 518 99 17.6 14.0-21.9 236 47.0 41.9-52.3 113 22.2 18.2-26.9 70 13.1 10.0-16.9
Yes 361 86 22.7 17.8-28.6 162 45.3 39.0-51.8 72 20.1 15.4-25.8 41 11.9 8.3-16.7
Medicaid recipient
No 482 99 18.5 14.7-23.0 215 46.0 40.7-51.4 102 22.0 17.9-26.8 66 13.5 10.2-17.6
Yes 404 88 21.3 16.7-26.8 185 46.6 40.6-52.8 84 20.7 16.1-26.1 47 11.4 8.1-15.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 365 87 23.9 19.8-28.4 157 43.2 38.3-48.3 74 20.0 16.3-24.3 47 12.9 9.9-16.6
2500+ grams 521 100 19.5 16.3-23.2 243 46.5 42.2-50.9 112 21.5 18.1-25.3 66 12.5 9.9-15.6

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 33a.

#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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