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2007 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 921 704 73.2 69.4-76.6 75 10.2 8.0-13.1 142 16.6 13.8-19.9
Age
< 20 years 78 58 70.7 55.8-82.1 8 11.0 4.6-24.0 12 18.4 9.5-32.6
20-24 years 198 144 68.1 59.4-75.6 20 13.9 8.8-21.2 34 18.0 12.3-25.7
25-34 years 506 389 73.9 68.8-78.5 43 10.2 7.3-14.1 74 15.8 12.2-20.3
35+ years 139 113 79.9 70.3-87.0 4 4.1 1.3-11.6 22 16.0 9.8-25.0
Race
White 687 522 72.5 68.2-76.5 60 10.5 8.0-13.8 105 16.9 13.7-20.7
Black 210 163 74.6 65.6-81.9 15 10.7 6.0-18.3 32 14.7 9.3-22.6
Other 24 19 79.1 53.3-92.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 20.9 7.4-46.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 66 49 71.4 57.3-82.3 10 16.1 8.2-29.2 7 12.5 5.8-24.9
No 854 654 73.3 69.3-76.9 65 9.7 7.4-12.6 135 17.1 14.1-20.6
Education
< High School 119 85 72.1 60.6-81.3 17 12.5 6.7-22.3 17 15.3 8.6-25.8
High School 217 153 69.3 61.1-76.5 22 12.6 7.9-19.4 42 18.1 12.5-25.4
> High School 581 462 74.8 70.1-79.0 36 8.8 6.3-12.3 83 16.3 12.9-20.5
Marital Status
Married 608 491 77.9 73.6-81.6 40 8.8 6.4-12.1 77 13.3 10.4-16.9
Other 313 213 64.5 57.2-71.2 35 12.9 8.7-18.7 65 22.6 17.0-29.4
Income
14,999 or less 205 146 71.1 62.2-78.6 19 10.6 6.2-17.8 40 18.3 12.3-26.3
15,000-24,999 127 84 60.1 48.9-70.3 13 13.0 7.1-22.5 30 27.0 18.2-37.9
25,000-49,999 164 128 72.9 63.6-80.6 14 10.8 6.1-18.6 22 16.2 10.4-24.5
50,000 or more 384 310 76.6 71.0-81.5 26 9.4 6.3-13.8 48 14.0 10.2-18.9
WIC recipient
No 591 462 74.4 69.7-78.6 44 9.4 6.8-12.9 85 16.2 12.8-20.3
Yes 325 238 70.5 63.7-76.5 30 11.8 7.9-17.2 57 17.7 13.0-23.7
Medicaid recipient
No 519 412 74.7 69.8-79.1 37 9.9 7.1-13.7 70 15.4 11.9-19.7
Yes 402 292 71.2 65.1-76.6 38 10.7 7.3-15.4 72 18.1 13.7-23.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 408 326 78.8 74.5-82.5 23 6.3 4.2- 9.2 59 15.0 11.9-18.8
2500+ grams 513 378 72.7 68.6-76.4 52 10.6 8.1-13.6 83 16.7 13.7-20.3

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