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2010 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 Continued Drinking
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 534 480 90.6 87.5-93.0 54 9.4 7.0-12.5
Age
< 20 years 27 26 95.1 72.3-99.3 1 4.9 0.7-27.7
20-24 years 125 116 92.7 85.8-96.4 9 7.3 3.6-14.2
25-34 years 299 266 90.0 85.7-93.1 33 10.0 6.9-14.3
35+ years 83 72 85.9 74.6-92.7 11 14.1 7.3-25.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 381 347 91.4 87.8-94.0 34 8.6 6.0-12.2
Non-Hispanic Black 100 89 89.8 80.8-94.9 11 10.2 5.1-19.2
Non-Hispanic Other 18 15 81.4 54.7-94.1 3 18.6 5.9-45.3
Latina 31 25 88.5 73.1-95.6 6 11.5 4.4-26.9
Education
< High School 39 38 99.4 96.1-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
High School 129 110 88.0 80.2-93.0 19 12.0 7.0-19.8
> High School 365 331 90.2 86.2-93.1 34 9.8 6.9-13.8
Marital Status
Married 345 307 89.0 84.8-92.2 38 11.0 7.8-15.2
Other 189 173 92.8 87.6-95.9 16 7.2 4.1-12.4
WIC recipient
No 341 307 89.7 85.5-92.7 34 10.3 7.3-14.5
Yes 193 173 91.9 86.6-95.2 20 8.1 4.8-13.4
Medicaid recipient
No 310 277 89.2 84.7-92.4 33 10.8 7.6-15.3
Yes 224 203 92.2 87.4-95.3 21 7.8 4.7-12.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 164 147 89.3 83.4-93.3 17 10.7 6.7-16.6
2500+ grams 370 333 90.7 87.3-93.2 37 9.3 6.8-12.7

~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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