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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Alcohol Use During the 3 Months Before Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 966 431 45.0 41.4-48.7 535 55.0 51.3-58.6
Age
< 20 years 81 53 67.7 54.7-78.5 28 32.3 21.5-45.3
20-24 years 222 97 40.2 33.0-47.8 125 59.8 52.2-67.0
25-34 years 503 204 40.6 35.7-45.6 299 59.4 54.4-64.3
35+ years 160 77 52.9 43.7-61.9 83 47.1 38.1-56.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 592 210 35.2 30.9-39.8 382 64.8 60.2-69.1
Non-Hispanic Black 204 104 50.2 42.0-58.3 100 49.8 41.7-58.0
Non-Hispanic Other 52 34 61.0 44.7-75.1 18 39.0 24.9-55.3
Latina 112 81 71.7 61.5-80.1 31 28.3 19.9-38.5
Education
< High School 152 113 72.3 62.5-80.3 39 27.7 19.7-37.5
High School 251 121 48.6 41.6-55.6 130 51.4 44.4-58.4
> High School 560 195 33.0 28.8-37.5 365 67.0 62.5-71.2
Marital Status
Married 617 272 44.7 40.3-49.2 345 55.3 50.8-59.7
Other 349 159 45.4 39.3-51.7 190 54.6 48.3-60.7
WIC recipient
No 528 187 33.7 29.2-38.5 341 66.3 61.5-70.8
Yes 435 241 55.5 50.0-60.9 194 44.5 39.1-50.0
Medicaid recipient
No 474 164 32.7 28.0-37.7 310 67.3 62.3-72.0
Yes 492 267 54.8 49.6-59.9 225 45.2 40.1-50.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 325 161 50.5 45.0-55.9 164 49.5 44.1-55.0
2500+ grams 641 270 44.5 40.6-48.5 371 55.5 51.5-59.4

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 31a. During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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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