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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Alcohol Use During the 3 Months Before Pregnancy1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 904 405 45.1 41.3-49.0 499 54.9 51.0-58.7
Age
< 25 years 211 129 60.6 52.5-68.2 82 39.4 31.8-47.5
25-34 years 511 201 38.5 33.7-43.5 310 61.5 56.5-66.3
35+ years 182 75 42.5 34.4-51.1 107 57.5 48.9-65.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 494 153 31.4 27.0-36.2 341 68.6 63.8-73.0
Non-Hispanic Black 158 90 56.9 46.6-66.5 68 43.1 33.5-53.4
Non-Hispanic Other 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 163 106 66.8 58.3-74.4 57 33.2 25.6-41.7
Education
< High School 113 85 74.1 62.8-82.8 28 25.9 17.2-37.2
High School 200 119 62.6 54.2-70.3 81 37.4 29.7-45.8
> High School 590 200 34.1 29.7-38.7 390 65.9 61.3-70.3
Marital Status
Married 578 219 37.5 33.2-41.9 359 62.5 58.1-66.8
Other 326 186 57.2 50.3-63.9 140 42.8 36.1-49.7
Medicaid recipient
No 502 188 38.4 33.7-43.3 314 61.6 56.7-66.3
Yes 402 217 53.1 47.0-59.0 185 46.9 41.0-53.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 288 139 49.8 43.9-55.6 149 50.2 44.4-56.1
2500+ grams 616 266 44.7 40.6-48.9 350 55.3 51.1-59.4

1Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 41: During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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