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2009 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 1156 1070 92.4 90.6-94.0 86 7.6 6.0- 9.4
Age
< 20 years 120 117 96.9 89.3-99.2 3 3.1 0.8-10.7
20-24 years 265 259 98.4 95.7-99.4 6 1.6 0.6- 4.3
25-34 years 592 535 89.7 86.7-92.1 57 10.3 7.9-13.3
35+ years 179 159 88.0 81.6-92.4 20 12.0 7.6-18.4
Race
White 836 764 90.9 88.6-92.8 72 9.1 7.2-11.4
Black 268 259 97.9 94.9-99.1 9 2.1 0.9- 5.1
Other 52 47 88.9 74.6-95.7 5 11.1 4.3-25.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 141 96.4 91.1-98.6 5 3.6 1.4- 8.9
No 1010 929 91.7 89.6-93.4 81 8.3 6.6-10.4
Education
< High School 196 189 97.7 93.6-99.2 7 2.3 0.8- 6.4
High School 320 312 97.3 94.4-98.7 8 2.7 1.3- 5.6
> High School 636 565 87.5 84.4-90.1 71 12.5 9.9-15.6
Marital Status
Married 710 641 89.3 86.5-91.6 69 10.7 8.4-13.5
Other 446 429 96.7 94.3-98.2 17 3.3 1.8- 5.7
Income
14,999 or less 211 205 98.0 94.2-99.3 6 2.0 0.7- 5.8
15,000-24,999 271 259 95.5 91.8-97.6 12 4.5 2.4- 8.2
25,000-49,999 235 215 92.0 87.3-95.1 20 8.0 4.9-12.7
50,000 or more 377 329 85.0 80.6-88.6 48 15.0 11.4-19.4
WIC recipient
No 615 546 87.2 84.0-89.9 69 12.8 10.1-16.0
Yes 539 522 97.6 95.7-98.7 17 2.4 1.3- 4.3
Medicaid recipient
No 575 512 87.6 84.3-90.3 63 12.4 9.7-15.7
Yes 581 558 96.6 94.6-97.9 23 3.4 2.1- 5.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 393 376 95.7 93.1-97.3 17 4.3 2.7- 6.9
2500+ grams 763 694 92.2 90.2-93.8 69 7.8 6.2- 9.8

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 32a. During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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