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2009 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 600 515 85.2 81.8-88.1 48 7.8 5.8-10.5 37 7.0 5.0- 9.7
Age
< 20 years 40 37 90.2 70.1-97.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.8 2.7-29.9
20-24 years 141 135 96.7 91.6-98.8 4 2.4 0.7- 7.4 2 0.9 0.2- 4.8
25-34 years 334 278 81.9 76.9-86.1 34 10.5 7.4-14.6 22 7.6 5.0-11.5
35+ years 85 65 74.8 63.3-83.6 10 11.4 5.8-21.0 10 13.9 7.5-24.3
Race
White 467 396 83.5 79.4-86.9 42 9.3 6.8-12.5 29 7.2 5.0-10.4
Black 113 104 94.9 88.2-97.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 6 4.4 1.6-11.4
Other 20 15 67.7 40.5-86.6 3 16.3 4.6-44.0 2 16.0 4.0-46.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 33 29 87.4 68.7-95.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 12.6 4.3-31.3
No 567 486 85.1 81.5-88.0 48 8.4 6.2-11.3 33 6.5 4.6- 9.2
Education
< High School 64 57 92.2 79.6-97.3 3 1.2 0.4- 3.6 4 6.7 2.0-20.2
High School 144 137 94.8 88.7-97.7 4 3.0 1.0- 8.4 3 2.2 0.6- 7.6
> High School 391 320 80.0 75.2-84.0 41 11.0 8.1-14.9 30 9.0 6.3-12.7
Marital Status
Married 391 322 80.5 75.7-84.4 40 10.6 7.7-14.4 29 8.9 6.2-12.7
Other 209 193 93.3 88.1-96.3 8 3.1 1.4- 7.1 8 3.6 1.5- 8.3
Income
14,999 or less 87 81 94.7 85.4-98.2 4 1.3 0.5- 3.4 2 4.0 1.0-14.8
15,000-24,999 121 110 90.6 82.8-95.1 6 4.5 1.8-10.7 5 4.9 1.9-12.1
25,000-49,999 130 110 85.2 77.1-90.8 7 5.1 2.2-11.3 13 9.7 5.3-17.0
50,000 or more 241 193 77.4 71.1-82.7 31 14.3 10.1-19.8 17 8.3 5.2-13.1
WIC recipient
No 366 297 79.1 74.1-83.3 40 11.4 8.3-15.5 29 9.5 6.6-13.4
Yes 234 218 94.7 90.3-97.1 8 2.3 0.9- 5.4 8 3.1 1.3- 7.1
Medicaid recipient
No 351 288 79.9 74.9-84.2 37 10.9 7.9-15.0 26 9.1 6.3-13.2
Yes 249 227 92.2 87.5-95.3 11 3.7 1.9- 7.3 11 4.1 2.0- 8.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 197 180 91.2 86.2-94.4 11 5.5 3.1- 9.7 6 3.3 1.5- 7.1
2500+ grams 403 335 84.7 81.0-87.8 37 8.0 5.8-10.9 31 7.3 5.1-10.2

~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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