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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Alcohol Use During the last 3 Months of Pregnancy1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 904 821 91.0 88.6-92.9 83 9.0 7.1-11.4
Age
< 25 years 211 198 95.7 91.6-97.8 13 4.3 2.2- 8.4
25-34 years 511 461 89.4 85.8-92.3 50 10.6 7.7-14.2
35+ years 182 162 88.8 82.7-92.9 20 11.2 7.1-17.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 494 447 90.1 86.8-92.5 47 9.9 7.5-13.2
Non-Hispanic Black 158 144 92.4 85.1-96.3 14 7.6 3.7-14.9
Non-Hispanic Other 66 66 100 . - . *** *** ***
Latina 163 142 88.3 81.3-92.9 21 11.7 7.1-18.7
Education
< High School 113 105 93.4 85.2-97.2 *** *** ***
High School 199 188 95.5 89.6-98.1 11 4.5 1.9-10.4
> High School 591 527 89.0 85.8-91.5 64 11.0 8.5-14.2
Marital Status
Married 580 519 88.7 85.5-91.2 61 11.3 8.8-14.5
Other 324 302 94.7 90.4-97.1 22 5.3 2.9- 9.6
Medicaid recipient
No 503 447 88.5 85.1-91.2 56 11.5 8.8-14.9
Yes 401 374 93.9 90.1-96.3 27 6.1 3.7- 9.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 287 262 91.3 87.3-94.1 25 8.7 5.9-12.7
2500+ grams 617 559 90.9 88.3-93.0 58 9.1 7.0-11.7

1Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 42: During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, 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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