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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many times did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks in one sitting?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
None 1 time 2 or more times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 807 602 73.2 69.1-76.9 75 9.1 6.9-12.0 130 17.7 14.6-21.3
Age
< 20 years 52 31 56.9 39.1-73.1 9 23.5 11.6-41.9 12 19.6 9.3-36.6
20-24 years 171 121 66.0 56.6-74.3 16 8.6 4.7-15.4 34 25.4 18.0-34.4
25-34 years 434 322 76.9 71.7-81.4 43 7.7 5.2-11.4 69 15.4 11.6-20.0
35+ years 150 128 78.1 67.8-85.8 7 7.9 3.5-16.8 15 14.0 8.1-23.2
Race
White 627 461 71.9 67.4-76.1 68 10.4 7.7-13.7 98 17.7 14.3-21.7
Black 145 115 79.6 69.5-87.0 5 4.8 1.6-13.1 25 15.6 9.4-24.8
Other 35 26 64.2 40.0-82.8 2 8.8 1.4-39.8 7 27.0 11.1-52.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 60 47 77.2 62.1-87.5 7 13.3 5.7-28.1 6 9.4 3.8-21.7
No 747 555 72.8 68.5-76.6 68 8.7 6.5-11.7 124 18.5 15.2-22.3
Education
< High School 72 40 63.9 47.5-77.6 9 15.1 6.3-32.0 23 21.0 11.3-35.5
High School 221 167 73.9 65.8-80.6 19 9.1 5.2-15.2 35 17.1 11.6-24.3
> High School 513 395 74.5 69.5-78.8 46 8.0 5.6-11.3 72 17.5 13.8-22.1
Marital Status
Married 552 427 76.0 71.3-80.1 51 8.4 6.0-11.6 74 15.7 12.3-19.8
Other 255 175 68.1 60.2-75.1 24 10.5 6.4-16.9 56 21.4 15.7-28.5
Income
14,999 or less 164 118 69.2 59.2-77.8 13 9.3 4.8-17.2 33 21.5 14.3-30.9
15,000-24,999 107 76 71.4 59.1-81.1 11 7.3 3.3-15.5 20 21.3 12.8-33.3
25,000-49,999 164 126 75.2 65.9-82.7 18 12.1 6.8-20.7 20 12.6 7.7-20.0
50,000 or more 328 253 75.6 69.6-80.8 26 7.3 4.6-11.4 49 17.1 12.7-22.6
WIC recipient
No 510 391 75.5 70.5-79.9 45 8.8 6.1-12.6 74 15.7 12.2-19.9
Yes 291 205 69.1 62.0-75.5 30 9.8 6.3-15.0 56 21.1 15.7-27.7
Medicaid recipient
No 480 362 72.9 67.7-77.6 45 9.1 6.4-12.9 73 17.9 14.1-22.6
Yes 327 240 73.4 66.8-79.2 30 9.2 5.8-14.1 57 17.4 12.7-23.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 360 277 73.3 68.0-78.0 34 9.2 6.6-12.6 49 17.6 13.4-22.7
2500+ grams 447 325 73.1 68.7-77.1 41 9.1 6.7-12.3 81 17.7 14.4-21.6

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

~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.

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