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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, 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 888 785 87.3 84.3-89.7 74 9.4 7.3-12.1 14 1.3 0.7- 2.4 15 2.0 1.1- 3.6
Age
< 20 years 70 61 89.8 76.6-96.0 8 7.2 2.5-18.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.0 0.4-18.3
20-24 years 223 201 89.3 83.1-93.4 17 8.2 4.7-13.9 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6 3 2.3 0.7- 7.0
25-34 years 480 427 86.6 82.4-89.9 39 10.9 7.9-14.8 8 1.7 0.7- 3.7 6 0.9 0.3- 2.9
35+ years 115 96 84.1 74.4-90.6 10 7.4 3.4-15.5 4 2.9 0.8- 9.7 5 5.6 2.2-13.5
Race
White 680 603 87.4 84.1-90.1 61 10.1 7.7-13.2 7 1.0 0.4- 2.4 9 1.5 0.7- 3.1
Black 186 162 87.1 79.0-92.4 11 5.5 2.4-12.2 7 2.5 0.9- 7.1 6 4.8 1.9-11.7
Other 22 20 84.4 54.9-96.0 2 15.6 4.0-45.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 57 49 84.2 69.4-92.6 7 12.9 5.6-27.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.9 0.4-17.6
No 831 736 87.6 84.5-90.1 67 9.1 7.0-11.9 14 1.4 0.7- 2.6 14 1.9 1.0- 3.6
Education
< High School 136 109 77.5 67.4-85.2 19 15.6 9.4-24.8 3 1.3 0.3- 5.9 5 5.6 2.2-13.6
High School 220 199 91.2 85.6-94.7 16 7.3 4.1-12.7 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6 3 1.4 0.4- 4.9
> High School 531 476 88.4 84.6-91.3 39 8.6 6.1-12.0 9 1.8 0.8- 3.7 7 1.2 0.5- 3.0
Marital Status
Married 585 516 86.7 83.0-89.6 52 10.4 7.8-13.7 9 1.5 0.7- 3.2 8 1.4 0.6- 3.2
Other 303 269 88.5 82.9-92.4 22 7.6 4.5-12.6 5 0.8 0.2- 2.8 7 3.1 1.3- 7.1
Income
14,999 or less 210 184 89.3 83.0-93.5 17 7.8 4.3-13.7 5 1.1 0.3- 3.9 4 1.8 0.5- 6.2
15,000-24,999 136 124 90.0 81.2-94.9 10 8.3 4.0-16.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.2
25,000-49,999 183 164 85.6 78.2-90.8 11 8.5 4.7-15.1 3 1.6 0.4- 5.6 5 4.3 1.8-10.0
50,000 or more 314 275 85.6 80.2-89.7 30 11.5 7.8-16.5 5 1.9 0.7- 4.8 4 1.1 0.3- 3.7
WIC recipient
No 519 450 84.9 80.7-88.3 51 11.6 8.7-15.5 8 1.5 0.7- 3.3 10 2.0 0.9- 4.1
Yes 362 330 90.7 86.2-93.8 21 6.3 3.8-10.2 6 1.0 0.3- 2.9 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3
Medicaid recipient
No 483 421 84.7 80.3-88.2 45 11.4 8.3-15.3 9 1.9 0.9- 4.0 8 2.0 0.9- 4.4
Yes 405 364 90.2 85.9-93.2 29 7.3 4.7-11.2 5 0.6 0.1- 2.0 7 1.9 0.8- 4.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 366 331 89.8 86.1-92.5 23 6.8 4.6-10.0 7 2.1 1.0- 4.3 5 1.4 0.6- 3.1
2500+ grams 522 454 87.1 83.9-89.7 51 9.6 7.4-12.5 7 1.2 0.6- 2.5 10 2.0 1.1- 3.8

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 34a.

#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 02OCT06

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