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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Alcohol Use During the last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 950 880 92.5 90.4-94.2 70 7.5 5.8- 9.6
Age
< 20 years 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 236 221 92.9 87.9-95.9 15 7.1 4.1-12.1
25-34 years 501 461 92.1 89.0-94.4 40 7.9 5.6-11.0
35+ years 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 523 471 90.6 87.4-93.0 52 9.4 7.0-12.6
Non-Hispanic Black 244 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 54 54 100 . - . *** *** ***
Latina 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 192 178 91.4 85.3-95.1 14 8.6 4.9-14.7
> High School 590 541 92.2 89.4-94.3 49 7.8 5.7-10.6
Marital Status
Married 562 512 91.7 88.7-93.9 50 8.3 6.1-11.3
Other 387 367 93.8 90.3-96.1 20 6.2 3.9- 9.7
WIC recipient
No 465 416 89.6 85.9-92.4 49 10.4 7.6-14.1
Yes 483 462 95.3 92.6-97.0 21 4.7 3.0- 7.4
Medicaid recipient
No 405 361 89.6 85.7-92.6 44 10.4 7.4-14.3
Yes 545 519 94.6 92.0-96.5 26 5.4 3.5- 8.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 325 305 94.8 92.0-96.6 20 5.2 3.4- 8.0
2500+ grams 625 575 92.3 90.0-94.2 50 7.7 5.8-10.0

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 32a. During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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