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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Among mothers who reported drinking alcohol prior to pregnancy, percentage of moms that changed their alcohol use during pregnancy

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Drinker who Quit Continued Drinking
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 507 440 86.9 83.1-89.9 67 13.1 10.1-16.9
Age
< 20 years 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 123 109 87.9 79.6-93.1 14 12.1 6.9-20.4
25-34 years 289 250 86.9 81.9-90.7 39 13.1 9.3-18.1
35+ years 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 342 293 86.5 82.0-90.1 49 13.5 9.9-18.0
Non-Hispanic Black 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 19 19 100 . - . *** *** ***
Latina 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 102 88 84.6 74.7-91.1 14 15.4 8.9-25.3
> High School 365 317 87.8 83.5-91.0 48 12.2 9.0-16.5
Marital Status
Married 327 279 86.5 81.7-90.1 48 13.5 9.9-18.3
Other 180 161 87.6 80.7-92.2 19 12.4 7.8-19.3
WIC recipient
No 288 240 83.8 78.3-88.1 48 16.2 11.9-21.7
Yes 219 200 90.8 85.4-94.4 19 9.2 5.6-14.6
Medicaid recipient
No 257 214 84.2 78.5-88.6 43 15.8 11.4-21.5
Yes 250 226 89.5 84.2-93.2 24 10.5 6.8-15.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 161 141 89.1 83.6-92.9 20 10.9 7.1-16.4
2500+ grams 346 299 86.7 82.7-89.9 47 13.3 10.1-17.3

~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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