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2007 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 1659 735 44.4 41.4-47.5 924 55.6 52.5-58.6
Age
< 20 years 195 119 62.5 53.3-70.8 76 37.5 29.2-46.7
20-24 years 396 195 47.3 41.2-53.5 201 52.7 46.5-58.8
25-34 years 839 329 40.5 36.3-44.7 510 59.5 55.3-63.7
35+ years 229 92 36.7 29.3-44.7 137 63.3 55.3-70.7
Race
White 1141 454 41.2 37.7-44.7 687 58.8 55.3-62.3
Black 446 234 51.1 44.7-57.5 212 48.9 42.5-55.3
Other 72 47 62.1 47.5-74.8 25 37.9 25.2-52.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 206 142 67.1 59.2-74.2 64 32.9 25.8-40.8
No 1450 591 40.1 36.9-43.4 859 59.9 56.6-63.1
Education
< High School 330 212 64.8 58.0-71.1 118 35.2 28.9-42.0
High School 453 233 51.6 45.7-57.4 220 48.4 42.6-54.3
> High School 870 288 31.4 27.7-35.4 582 68.6 64.6-72.3
Marital Status
Married 1008 397 38.2 34.6-42.0 611 61.8 58.0-65.4
Other 651 338 53.1 48.1-58.1 313 46.9 41.9-51.9
Income
14,999 or less 446 240 54.9 48.9-60.8 206 45.1 39.2-51.1
15,000-24,999 256 128 48.6 40.8-56.4 128 51.4 43.6-59.2
25,000-49,999 306 141 43.7 36.9-50.9 165 56.3 49.1-63.1
50,000 or more 541 156 28.4 24.0-33.3 385 71.6 66.7-76.0
WIC recipient
No 945 353 36.0 32.2-39.9 592 64.0 60.1-67.8
Yes 701 374 54.5 49.8-59.2 327 45.5 40.8-50.2
Medicaid recipient
No 787 267 32.5 28.6-36.7 520 67.5 63.3-71.4
Yes 872 468 54.4 50.2-58.6 404 45.6 41.4-49.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 764 356 48.2 44.7-51.7 408 51.8 48.3-55.3
2500+ grams 895 379 44.1 40.8-47.4 516 55.9 52.6-59.2

#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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