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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many times did you drink 4 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 89 81 90.9 80.9-95.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 7 7.8 3.2-17.8
Age
< 20 years 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
20-24 years 7 6 96.2 75.0-99.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.8 0.5-25.0
25-34 years 59 56 95.5 85.0-98.7 1 1.8 0.3-11.8 2 2.7 0.5-13.5
35+ years 20 19 94.2 68.5-99.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.8 0.8-31.5
Race
White 73 69 93.9 83.3-98.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 6.1 2.0-16.7
Black 10 8 71.8 26.1-94.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 28.2 5.2-73.9
Other 6 4 76.2 30.7-95.8 1 19.6 2.6-69.1 1 4.2 0.5-27.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 5 3 48.4 12.4-86.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 51.6 14.0-87.6
No 84 78 94.2 85.2-97.9 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 5 4.5 1.4-13.4
Education
< High School 8 5 39.6 9.8-79.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 60.4 20.2-90.2
High School 8 6 94.8 79.0-98.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.2 1.1-21.0
> High School 73 70 95.1 85.9-98.4 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 2 3.4 0.8-12.6
Marital Status
Married 71 67 94.7 85.5-98.2 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 3 3.8 1.1-12.8
Other 18 14 75.7 43.9-92.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 24.3 7.4-56.1
Income
14,999 or less 7 4 40.5 9.4-81.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 59.5 18.3-90.6
15,000-24,999 13 12 87.6 47.7-98.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.4 1.8-52.3
25,000-49,999 20 17 91.2 69.4-97.9 1 6.2 0.9-33.1 2 2.7 0.6-10.4
50,000 or more 49 48 97.8 86.1-99.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.2 0.3-13.9
WIC recipient
No 70 66 92.4 81.2-97.2 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 3 6.1 1.9-17.4
Yes 19 15 84.5 53.1-96.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 15.5 3.7-46.9
Medicaid recipient
No 64 60 91.6 79.4-96.9 1 1.7 0.2-10.9 3 6.7 2.2-19.1
Yes 25 21 89.1 63.8-97.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 10.9 2.6-36.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 18 15 82.7 58.5-94.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 17.3 5.8-41.5
2500+ grams 71 66 91.3 80.6-96.4 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 4 7.4 2.8-18.3

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 31b and asked only of mothers who reported drinking alcohol in the past 2 years.

~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.

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