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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
None less than 1 per week 1 to 3 drinks per wk 4 or more drinks per wk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 862 181 19.9 16.9-23.4 389 46.1 42.1-50.2 181 21.2 18.1-24.8 111 12.7 10.2-15.6
Age
18-19 years 47 12 26.8 14.0-45.3 19 42.9 26.7-60.8 11 21.5 10.1-39.9 5 8.8 2.6-25.7
20-24 years 222 37 16.3 11.2-23.3 99 43.9 36.2-52.0 57 26.1 19.6-33.8 29 13.7 9.1-20.1
25-34 years 479 106 21.4 17.3-26.3 219 46.7 41.3-52.1 94 19.9 15.9-24.5 60 12.0 8.9-16.0
35-44 years 114 26 18.0 11.2-27.7 52 50.3 39.3-61.3 19 16.1 9.5-26.0 17 15.5 9.1-25.2
Race
White 661 131 19.0 15.7-22.8 301 47.1 42.6-51.6 143 21.9 18.4-25.9 86 12.0 9.4-15.2
Black 178 42 21.9 14.7-31.4 77 41.7 32.3-51.8 35 19.8 12.8-29.2 24 16.6 10.3-25.7
Other 23 8 37.3 17.4-62.6 11 46.7 24.3-70.6 3 8.8 1.7-34.8 1 7.2 1.0-37.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 59 23 33.5 20.9-48.9 21 46.1 31.7-61.3 11 12.6 5.7-25.4 4 7.8 2.7-20.9
No 803 158 18.7 15.6-22.2 368 46.1 41.9-50.4 170 22.0 18.7-25.8 107 13.1 10.5-16.3
Education
< High School 117 27 22.3 14.4-32.8 57 48.8 38.0-59.8 24 22.3 14.5-32.9 9 6.5 2.8-14.7
High School 217 43 20.3 14.5-27.8 99 45.4 37.4-53.6 47 22.4 16.3-30.0 28 11.9 7.5-18.4
> High School 527 111 19.1 15.4-23.5 232 45.6 40.5-50.7 110 20.4 16.6-24.9 74 14.9 11.6-19.0
Marital Status
Married 579 124 18.8 15.3-22.9 278 49.7 44.9-54.6 113 19.9 16.3-24.0 64 11.6 8.8-15.0
Other 283 57 22.1 16.5-29.1 111 39.0 32.0-46.6 68 23.9 18.1-31.0 47 14.9 10.4-20.9
Income
14,999 or less 202 46 22.6 16.1-30.8 76 38.7 30.7-47.4 51 25.5 18.7-33.8 29 13.2 8.4-20.0
15,000-24,999 133 32 23.6 15.7-33.8 62 46.7 36.3-57.4 26 18.3 11.4-28.0 13 11.5 6.1-20.6
25,000-49,999 179 34 16.5 11.1-23.8 88 50.3 41.8-58.8 34 18.9 13.1-26.5 23 14.3 9.3-21.4
50,000 or more 309 61 18.8 14.1-24.6 144 47.5 40.9-54.2 66 22.3 17.2-28.4 38 11.5 7.9-16.4
WIC recipient
No 510 97 17.5 13.9-21.8 232 47.2 42.0-52.4 111 22.1 18.0-26.7 70 13.2 10.1-17.1
Yes 346 82 23.1 18.1-29.2 155 44.7 38.3-51.3 69 20.0 15.2-25.8 40 12.1 8.4-17.1
Medicaid recipient
No 477 98 18.3 14.6-22.8 212 45.9 40.6-51.3 102 22.2 18.0-27.0 65 13.5 10.3-17.7
Yes 385 83 21.7 17.0-27.3 177 46.3 40.2-52.6 79 20.2 15.6-25.7 46 11.7 8.3-16.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 348 82 23.5 19.4-28.2 150 43.2 38.2-48.3 71 20.3 16.5-24.7 45 13.0 9.9-16.9
2500+ grams 514 99 19.7 16.4-23.4 239 46.3 42.0-50.7 110 21.3 18.0-25.1 66 12.7 10.1-15.8

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 33a and asked only of mothers who reported drinking alcohol in the past 2 years.

#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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