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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Engaged in Binge Drinking During 3 months Before Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
YES NO
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 532 217 40.9 36.2-45.8 315 59.1 54.2-63.8
Age
< 20 years 28 13 52.2 30.6-73.0 15 47.8 27.0-69.4
20-24 years 125 58 44.5 35.0-54.4 67 55.5 45.6-65.0
25-34 years 295 125 41.4 35.3-47.8 170 58.6 52.2-64.7
35+ years 84 21 25.0 15.6-37.5 63 75.0 62.5-84.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 380 156 41.1 35.6-46.8 224 58.9 53.2-64.4
Non-Hispanic Black 99 35 38.3 27.7-50.1 64 61.7 49.9-72.3
Non-Hispanic Other 18 8 28.9 12.3-54.2 10 71.1 45.8-87.7
Latina 31 17 54.8 35.6-72.6 14 45.2 27.4-64.4
Education
< High School 39 18 52.4 33.7-70.4 21 47.6 29.6-66.3
High School 129 59 45.3 35.8-55.2 70 54.7 44.8-64.2
> High School 363 140 37.5 32.2-43.2 223 62.5 56.8-67.8
Marital Status
Married 342 125 36.0 30.5-41.8 217 64.0 58.2-69.5
Other 190 92 47.9 39.8-56.1 98 52.1 43.9-60.2
WIC recipient
No 338 124 35.5 30.0-41.4 214 64.5 58.6-70.0
Yes 194 93 48.7 40.7-56.8 101 51.3 43.2-59.3
Medicaid recipient
No 307 116 36.1 30.4-42.3 191 63.9 57.7-69.6
Yes 225 101 46.4 39.0-54.1 124 53.6 45.9-61.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 162 69 43.7 36.2-51.6 93 56.3 48.4-63.8
2500+ grams 370 148 40.7 35.7-45.9 222 59.3 54.1-64.3

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 32a and asked only of mothers who reported drinking alcohol in the past 2 years.

~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.

This page was generated on 16NOV12

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