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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Alcohol Use During the last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1363 1262 91.8 90.0-93.3 101 8.2 6.7-10.0
Age
< 20 years 150 144 94.7 88.2-97.7 6 5.3 2.3-11.8
20-24 years 322 304 93.9 90.1-96.3 18 6.1 3.7- 9.9
25-34 years 683 627 91.1 88.4-93.2 56 8.9 6.8-11.6
35+ years 208 187 88.5 82.7-92.5 21 11.5 7.5-17.3
Race
White 967 881 90.7 88.5-92.6 86 9.3 7.4-11.5
Black 329 316 94.8 90.8-97.1 13 5.2 2.9- 9.2
Other 67 65 95.1 82.5-98.8 2 4.9 1.2-17.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 191 178 93.5 88.5-96.5 13 6.5 3.5-11.5
No 1171 1083 91.5 89.5-93.1 88 8.5 6.9-10.5
Education
< High School 268 254 95.5 91.7-97.6 14 4.5 2.4- 8.3
High School 378 357 93.0 89.2-95.5 21 7.0 4.5-10.8
> High School 713 647 89.4 86.6-91.7 66 10.6 8.3-13.4
Marital Status
Married 826 758 90.8 88.4-92.8 68 9.2 7.2-11.6
Other 537 504 93.3 90.3-95.4 33 6.7 4.6- 9.7
Income
14,999 or less 377 354 93.2 89.5-95.7 23 6.8 4.3-10.5
15,000-24,999 173 167 97.0 92.3-98.9 6 3.0 1.1- 7.7
25,000-49,999 265 246 91.2 86.5-94.4 19 8.8 5.6-13.5
50,000 or more 438 385 86.4 82.5-89.6 53 13.6 10.4-17.5
WIC recipient
No 735 664 89.3 86.5-91.6 71 10.7 8.4-13.5
Yes 620 590 94.5 92.0-96.2 30 5.5 3.8- 8.0
Medicaid recipient
No 635 574 89.2 86.2-91.6 61 10.8 8.4-13.8
Yes 728 688 94.0 91.6-95.7 40 6.0 4.3- 8.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 448 429 95.7 93.4-97.2 19 4.3 2.8- 6.6
2500+ grams 915 833 91.5 89.5-93.1 82 8.5 6.9-10.5

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 34a. During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, 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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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