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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Change in Alcohol Use During Pregnancy by Mothers who Drank Before

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Drinker who quit Drinks reduced Drinks same or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 623 544 86.0 82.2-89.0 41 7.4 5.2-10.4 38 6.7 4.6- 9.5
Age
< 20 years 40 37 92.4 67.8-98.6 3 7.6 1.4-32.2 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 132 118 90.4 82.0-95.1 6 4.4 1.6-11.5 8 5.2 2.0-12.6
25-34 years 335 293 84.9 79.5-89.1 22 7.5 4.7-11.8 20 7.6 4.7-12.0
35+ years 116 96 80.5 70.2-87.8 10 10.9 5.6-20.0 10 8.6 4.2-17.1
Race
White 492 434 85.6 81.4-89.0 33 8.1 5.6-11.6 25 6.3 4.1- 9.5
Black 106 87 84.8 73.2-91.9 7 5.8 1.9-15.9 12 9.5 4.3-19.7
Other 25 23 98.5 93.9-99.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 37 34 91.4 73.2-97.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 2 8.0 2.0-26.9
No 586 510 85.6 81.7-88.8 40 7.8 5.5-11.0 36 6.6 4.5- 9.6
Education
< High School 52 44 79.0 57.4-91.3 5 15.4 5.0-38.6 3 5.6 1.4-19.5
High School 158 144 90.6 82.9-95.0 3 2.3 0.6- 8.4 11 7.1 3.4-14.2
> High School 412 355 84.7 80.0-88.4 33 8.7 6.0-12.5 24 6.6 4.2-10.2
Marital Status
Married 431 379 86.2 81.9-89.7 29 7.5 5.1-11.1 23 6.2 4.0- 9.6
Other 192 165 85.5 77.6-90.9 12 7.0 3.4-13.9 15 7.5 3.9-13.9
Income
14,999 or less 122 107 86.9 76.5-93.1 7 6.6 2.4-16.7 8 6.5 2.8-14.6
15,000-24,999 83 72 87.5 75.1-94.2 5 5.7 1.8-16.8 6 6.8 2.4-18.0
25,000-49,999 120 113 95.1 87.1-98.3 2 1.2 0.2- 6.6 5 3.7 1.1-12.0
50,000 or more 269 229 82.0 75.9-86.8 26 11.3 7.5-16.5 14 6.7 3.9-11.4
WIC recipient
No 405 349 83.8 78.9-87.8 30 8.2 5.6-12.0 26 7.9 5.2-12.0
Yes 212 190 89.2 82.3-93.6 10 6.1 2.9-12.5 12 4.7 2.2- 9.7
Medicaid recipient
No 386 333 84.4 79.6-88.3 29 8.3 5.6-12.2 24 7.2 4.6-11.2
Yes 237 211 88.3 81.6-92.7 12 5.9 2.9-11.8 14 5.8 3.0-10.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 270 243 88.0 82.7-91.8 13 5.8 3.3-10.1 14 6.2 3.6-10.5
2500+ grams 353 301 85.8 81.7-89.1 28 7.5 5.2-10.8 24 6.7 4.5- 9.9

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 33 and 34.

~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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