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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Alcohol Use During the last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1543 1440 92.5 90.6-93.9 103 7.5 6.1- 9.4
Age
< 20 years 162 153 95.7 89.4-98.3 9 4.3 1.7-10.6
20-24 years 401 379 93.7 89.9-96.1 22 6.3 3.9-10.1
25-34 years 791 738 91.7 89.0-93.8 53 8.3 6.2-11.0
35+ years 189 170 89.7 83.0-93.9 19 10.3 6.1-17.0
Race
White 1063 986 91.8 89.6-93.6 77 8.2 6.4-10.4
Black 416 392 94.1 90.0-96.5 24 5.9 3.5-10.0
Other 64 62 95.0 82.1-98.7 2 5.0 1.3-17.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 167 159 94.8 89.0-97.6 8 5.2 2.4-11.0
No 1376 1281 92.1 90.1-93.7 95 7.9 6.3- 9.9
Education
< High School 311 284 89.9 84.8-93.5 27 10.1 6.5-15.2
High School 440 419 95.2 92.0-97.1 21 4.8 2.9- 8.0
> High School 789 734 91.9 89.3-94.0 55 8.1 6.0-10.7
Marital Status
Married 953 884 91.5 89.0-93.4 69 8.5 6.6-11.0
Other 590 556 94.0 90.9-96.1 34 6.0 3.9- 9.1
Income
14,999 or less 450 424 94.7 91.3-96.8 26 5.3 3.2- 8.7
15,000-24,999 240 228 94.4 89.2-97.2 12 5.6 2.8-10.8
25,000-49,999 318 299 91.2 86.4-94.5 19 8.8 5.5-13.6
50,000 or more 417 378 89.0 84.8-92.2 39 11.0 7.8-15.2
WIC recipient
No 785 716 89.8 86.9-92.2 69 10.2 7.8-13.1
Yes 748 716 95.2 92.8-96.9 32 4.8 3.1- 7.2
Medicaid recipient
No 715 653 89.5 86.4-92.0 62 10.5 8.0-13.6
Yes 828 787 94.9 92.6-96.5 41 5.1 3.5- 7.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 693 658 94.7 92.8-96.2 35 5.3 3.8- 7.2
2500+ grams 850 782 92.3 90.3-93.9 68 7.7 6.1- 9.7

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 34a. During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?

#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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