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2005 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 1011 456 45.2 41.4-49.1 555 54.8 50.9-58.6
Age
< 20 years 96 62 70.0 57.2-80.3 34 30.0 19.7-42.8
20-24 years 252 115 44.4 36.6-52.4 137 55.6 47.6-63.4
25-34 years 508 221 42.8 37.6-48.2 287 57.2 51.8-62.4
35+ years 155 58 37.6 28.5-47.8 97 62.4 52.2-71.5
Race
White 727 284 41.8 37.5-46.3 443 58.2 53.7-62.5
Black 244 149 57.4 48.5-65.9 95 42.6 34.1-51.5
Other 40 23 48.5 29.9-67.6 17 51.5 32.4-70.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 129 96 78.5 69.1-85.7 33 21.5 14.3-30.9
No 882 360 38.7 34.8-42.9 522 61.3 57.1-65.2
Education
< High School 199 137 67.7 59.1-75.2 62 32.3 24.8-40.9
High School 291 150 51.7 44.0-59.2 141 48.3 40.8-56.0
> High School 519 169 32.2 27.4-37.3 350 67.8 62.7-72.6
Marital Status
Married 644 272 41.8 37.3-46.5 372 58.2 53.5-62.7
Other 367 184 51.2 44.4-58.0 183 48.8 42.0-55.6
Income
14,999 or less 293 161 55.1 47.5-62.4 132 44.9 37.6-52.5
15,000-24,999 155 70 47.5 37.3-57.9 85 52.5 42.1-62.7
25,000-49,999 178 86 48.7 40.0-57.4 92 51.3 42.6-60.0
50,000 or more 293 80 24.7 19.3-31.0 213 75.3 69.0-80.7
WIC recipient
No 550 203 38.1 33.3-43.1 347 61.9 56.9-66.7
Yes 453 249 53.9 47.8-59.8 204 46.1 40.2-52.2
Medicaid recipient
No 469 156 33.6 28.6-38.9 313 66.4 61.1-71.4
Yes 542 300 55.4 49.9-60.8 242 44.6 39.2-50.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 457 216 49.6 45.1-54.2 241 50.4 45.8-54.9
2500+ grams 554 240 44.8 40.7-49.0 314 55.2 51.0-59.3

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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