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2006 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 1340 527 43.1 39.7-46.6 813 56.9 53.4-60.3
Age
< 20 years 132 79 64.6 53.7-74.2 53 35.4 25.8-46.3
20-24 years 296 125 45.3 38.2-52.6 171 54.7 47.4-61.8
25-34 years 691 252 39.8 35.2-44.5 439 60.2 55.5-64.8
35+ years 221 71 32.8 25.0-41.7 150 67.2 58.3-75.0
Race
White 979 345 39.4 35.6-43.4 634 60.6 56.6-64.4
Black 282 139 52.1 44.3-59.8 143 47.9 40.2-55.7
Other 79 43 52.9 38.6-66.6 36 47.1 33.4-61.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 119 69.3 60.6-76.8 59 30.7 23.2-39.4
No 1162 408 38.0 34.4-41.7 754 62.0 58.3-65.6
Education
< High School 217 144 73.3 65.1-80.2 73 26.7 19.8-34.9
High School 400 178 44.1 37.9-50.4 222 55.9 49.6-62.1
> High School 721 204 30.2 26.2-34.6 517 69.8 65.4-73.8
Marital Status
Married 882 323 38.2 34.3-42.2 559 61.8 57.8-65.7
Other 458 204 50.4 44.4-56.4 254 49.6 43.6-55.6
Income
14,999 or less 354 190 55.8 49.0-62.5 164 44.2 37.5-51.0
15,000-24,999 176 66 44.7 35.5-54.3 110 55.3 45.7-64.5
25,000-49,999 258 94 37.9 30.9-45.5 164 62.1 54.5-69.1
50,000 or more 442 110 26.0 21.3-31.3 332 74.0 68.7-78.7
WIC recipient
No 753 240 35.5 31.2-40.0 513 64.5 60.0-68.8
Yes 577 283 51.9 46.6-57.1 294 48.1 42.9-53.4
Medicaid recipient
No 672 189 31.0 26.8-35.5 483 69.0 64.5-73.2
Yes 668 338 53.5 48.5-58.4 330 46.5 41.6-51.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 591 227 41.8 37.6-46.0 364 58.2 54.0-62.4
2500+ grams 749 300 43.3 39.6-47.0 449 56.7 53.0-60.4

~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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