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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Alcohol Use During the 3 Months Before Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1655 937 55.3 52.3-58.3 718 44.7 41.7-47.7
Age
< 20 years 197 149 75.0 66.3-82.0 48 25.0 18.0-33.7
20-24 years 393 237 57.0 50.8-63.1 156 43.0 36.9-49.2
25-34 years 834 433 51.1 46.8-55.4 401 48.9 44.6-53.2
35+ years 231 118 49.0 41.1-57.0 113 51.0 43.0-58.9
Race
White 1141 599 51.2 47.7-54.7 542 48.8 45.3-52.3
Black 443 283 64.4 58.0-70.4 160 35.6 29.6-42.0
Other 71 55 74.7 60.3-85.1 16 25.3 14.9-39.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 210 163 75.7 68.2-81.8 47 24.3 18.2-31.8
No 1442 772 51.4 48.1-54.7 670 48.6 45.3-51.9
Education
< High School 332 248 73.6 67.1-79.2 84 26.4 20.8-32.9
High School 450 291 63.0 57.2-68.5 159 37.0 31.5-42.8
> High School 867 394 42.5 38.5-46.7 473 57.5 53.3-61.5
Marital Status
Married 1005 530 49.5 45.7-53.3 475 50.5 46.7-54.3
Other 650 407 63.4 58.4-68.1 243 36.6 31.9-41.6
Income
14,999 or less 445 292 66.1 60.2-71.6 153 33.9 28.4-39.8
15,000-24,999 254 150 56.0 48.0-63.6 104 44.0 36.4-52.0
25,000-49,999 304 180 56.4 49.3-63.2 124 43.6 36.8-50.7
50,000 or more 540 234 40.8 35.9-46.0 306 59.2 54.0-64.1
WIC recipient
No 942 467 47.2 43.3-51.2 475 52.8 48.8-56.7
Yes 700 461 64.9 60.3-69.3 239 35.1 30.7-39.7
Medicaid recipient
No 786 371 44.1 39.9-48.4 415 55.9 51.6-60.1
Yes 869 566 64.7 60.5-68.7 303 35.3 31.3-39.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 763 465 62.2 58.8-65.5 298 37.8 34.5-41.2
2500+ grams 892 472 54.7 51.4-57.9 420 45.3 42.1-48.6

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 33a. During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?

#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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