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2006 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 1335 1252 93.4 91.6-94.9 83 6.6 5.1- 8.4
Age
< 20 years 131 127 96.7 88.8-99.1 4 3.3 0.9-11.2
20-24 years 296 280 95.2 91.1-97.4 16 4.8 2.6- 8.9
25-34 years 686 644 93.1 90.5-95.1 42 6.9 4.9- 9.5
35+ years 222 201 88.7 82.4-92.9 21 11.3 7.1-17.6
Race
White 974 914 92.8 90.6-94.5 60 7.2 5.5- 9.4
Black 284 263 94.0 89.3-96.7 21 6.0 3.3-10.7
Other 77 75 99.5 97.9-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 175 98.6 94.9-99.6 3 1.4 0.4- 5.1
No 1157 1077 92.4 90.3-94.1 80 7.6 5.9- 9.7
Education
< High School 215 206 96.5 91.7-98.5 9 3.5 1.5- 8.3
High School 399 384 95.6 92.0-97.6 15 4.4 2.4- 8.0
> High School 719 660 90.9 88.0-93.1 59 9.1 6.9-12.0
Marital Status
Married 877 824 93.1 90.8-94.9 53 6.9 5.1- 9.2
Other 458 428 93.9 90.6-96.1 30 6.1 3.9- 9.4
Income
14,999 or less 353 336 95.1 91.2-97.4 17 4.9 2.6- 8.8
15,000-24,999 173 162 94.5 88.4-97.5 11 5.5 2.5-11.6
25,000-49,999 258 250 97.4 93.6-99.0 8 2.6 1.0- 6.4
50,000 or more 440 399 88.3 84.2-91.5 41 11.7 8.5-15.8
WIC recipient
No 751 695 91.6 88.9-93.7 56 8.4 6.3-11.1
Yes 574 548 95.4 92.6-97.1 26 4.6 2.9- 7.4
Medicaid recipient
No 671 617 90.9 87.9-93.2 54 9.1 6.8-12.1
Yes 664 635 95.6 93.2-97.2 29 4.4 2.8- 6.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 588 560 94.3 91.7-96.2 28 5.7 3.8- 8.3
2500+ grams 747 692 93.4 91.4-94.9 55 6.6 5.1- 8.6

*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?

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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