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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Change in Alcohol Use During Pregnancy by Mothers who Drank Before*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Drinker who quit Drinks reduced Drinks same or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 627 528 82.9 79.4-85.9 47 7.6 5.7-10.2 52 9.5 7.1-12.4
Age
< 20 years 43 37 81.8 63.9-91.9 1 3.8 0.5-22.3 5 14.4 5.8-31.7
20-24 years 148 130 87.1 79.6-92.2 7 4.7 2.1-10.4 11 8.1 4.3-14.9
25-34 years 327 273 82.5 77.5-86.6 29 8.6 5.9-12.4 25 8.9 6.0-13.1
35+ years 109 88 78.4 68.7-85.7 10 10.5 5.7-18.7 11 11.1 6.0-19.5
Race
White 489 405 82.0 78.0-85.4 45 9.3 6.9-12.4 39 8.7 6.3-12.0
Black 118 105 86.4 77.1-92.3 2 1.8 0.3- 9.0 11 11.8 6.4-20.8
Other 20 18 86.2 58.6-96.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.8 3.5-41.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 49 37 74.9 59.2-85.9 1 2.5 0.4-15.7 11 22.6 12.2-38.1
No 577 490 83.6 80.0-86.7 46 8.1 6.0-10.9 41 8.2 6.0-11.2
Education
< High School 70 57 84.6 72.9-91.8 4 4.5 1.3-13.9 9 10.9 5.1-22.0
High School 158 137 84.1 76.2-89.7 4 2.0 0.6- 6.2 17 13.9 8.7-21.6
> High School 396 331 82.0 77.4-85.7 39 10.8 7.9-14.6 26 7.3 4.9-10.6
Marital Status
Married 413 347 82.5 78.1-86.1 37 9.5 6.8-13.0 29 8.1 5.6-11.5
Other 214 181 83.7 77.1-88.6 10 4.4 2.1- 8.7 23 12.0 7.8-18.0
Income
14,999 or less 133 111 81.9 72.9-88.4 6 4.0 1.5-10.3 16 14.0 8.4-22.6
15,000-24,999 68 62 92.5 81.6-97.2 2 2.2 0.4-10.9 4 5.2 1.6-16.2
25,000-49,999 118 99 81.4 72.2-88.0 7 7.1 3.4-14.2 12 11.5 6.4-19.8
50,000 or more 281 229 79.7 74.1-84.4 32 11.9 8.4-16.7 20 8.4 5.4-12.7
WIC recipient
No 396 327 81.1 76.5-85.0 39 10.4 7.6-14.2 30 8.5 5.9-12.1
Yes 230 200 85.7 79.7-90.1 8 3.3 1.5- 7.1 22 11.0 7.2-16.6
Medicaid recipient
No 361 302 81.5 76.7-85.5 36 11.0 7.9-15.0 23 7.5 5.0-11.2
Yes 266 226 84.6 79.0-88.9 11 3.6 1.8- 7.1 29 11.8 8.1-17.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 174 156 89.3 83.8-93.1 9 5.3 2.8- 9.7 9 5.4 2.9-10.0
2500+ grams 453 372 82.5 78.7-85.7 38 7.8 5.7-10.6 43 9.7 7.3-12.9

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 33 and 34.

#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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