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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
None less than 1 per week 1 to 3 drinks per wk 4 or more drinks per wk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 918 816 89.5 86.8-91.7 76 8.2 6.3-10.7 16 1.6 0.9- 3.0 10 0.7 0.3- 1.7
Age
< 20 years 78 71 91.7 79.5-96.9 4 5.2 1.5-16.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.1 0.6-14.4
20-24 years 199 184 94.2 88.8-97.1 12 5.5 2.7-11.0 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 502 450 89.9 86.2-92.7 39 7.5 5.1-10.8 10 1.9 0.9- 4.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5
35+ years 139 111 79.2 69.9-86.2 21 16.8 10.5-25.6 3 3.5 1.1-10.4 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3
Race
White 684 610 89.3 86.2-91.8 61 8.8 6.6-11.7 9 1.4 0.6- 2.9 4 0.5 0.1- 1.7
Black 210 183 88.7 81.5-93.4 15 7.1 3.6-13.7 7 2.7 0.9- 7.8 5 1.5 0.3- 6.0
Other 24 23 99.4 95.7-99.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 66 61 91.9 80.7-96.9 5 8.1 3.1-19.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 851 754 89.2 86.4-91.5 71 8.2 6.2-10.8 16 1.8 0.9- 3.3 10 0.8 0.3- 1.9
Education
< High School 118 106 92.3 83.7-96.6 6 2.4 0.6- 8.6 3 3.3 0.9-11.7 3 1.9 0.4- 9.3
High School 217 194 91.0 85.1-94.7 15 7.6 4.2-13.5 5 0.5 0.2- 1.1 3 0.9 0.2- 4.5
> High School 579 513 88.2 84.6-91.0 54 9.8 7.2-13.1 8 1.7 0.8- 3.6 4 0.3 0.1- 1.5
Marital Status
Married 606 536 88.2 84.8-91.0 56 9.9 7.4-13.1 8 1.3 0.6- 2.8 6 0.6 0.2- 2.0
Other 312 280 91.8 87.0-95.0 20 5.1 2.8- 9.4 8 2.2 0.8- 5.6 4 0.8 0.2- 3.6
Income
14,999 or less 205 178 88.9 82.0-93.4 15 6.4 3.2-12.4 7 3.3 1.2- 8.7 5 1.3 0.3- 5.5
15,000-24,999 127 122 97.2 91.2-99.1 2 1.4 0.2- 8.0 3 1.4 0.3- 6.2 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-49,999 164 150 92.8 86.4-96.3 11 5.3 2.4-11.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 2 1.1 0.2- 6.3
50,000 or more 381 330 85.1 80.2-88.9 44 13.3 9.7-18.0 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5 3 0.5 0.1- 2.3
WIC recipient
No 587 516 88.7 85.3-91.4 57 9.6 7.1-12.9 10 1.4 0.6- 3.0 4 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Yes 326 296 90.7 85.8-94.1 18 6.0 3.4-10.3 6 2.0 0.7- 5.4 6 1.3 0.4- 4.2
Medicaid recipient
No 515 447 86.1 82.1-89.4 58 12.3 9.2-16.2 5 0.9 0.3- 2.5 5 0.7 0.2- 2.4
Yes 403 369 93.6 90.0-96.0 18 3.2 1.7- 6.2 11 2.5 1.1- 5.3 5 0.7 0.2- 2.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 405 359 88.5 85.1-91.2 31 7.5 5.3-10.3 8 2.3 1.2- 4.4 7 1.8 0.9- 3.6
2500+ grams 513 457 89.6 86.7-91.9 45 8.3 6.2-10.9 8 1.5 0.8- 3.1 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 34a and asked only of mothers who reported drinking alcohol in the past 2 years.

#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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