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2006 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 times did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks in one sitting?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
None 1 time 2 or more times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 791 592 73.6 69.5-77.2 73 8.6 6.4-11.3 126 17.9 14.7-21.5
Age
18-19 years 37 22 58.7 38.9-76.1 7 18.3 8.0-36.6 8 23.0 10.2-44.0
20-24 years 171 121 66.0 56.6-74.3 16 8.6 4.7-15.4 34 25.4 18.0-34.4
25-34 years 434 322 76.9 71.7-81.4 43 7.7 5.2-11.4 69 15.4 11.6-20.0
35-44 years 149 127 78.1 67.8-85.8 7 7.9 3.5-16.9 15 14.0 8.1-23.2
Race
White 618 455 72.1 67.6-76.3 67 10.0 7.5-13.3 96 17.9 14.5-21.9
Black 139 112 81.1 71.0-88.2 4 3.1 0.9-10.5 23 15.8 9.4-25.4
Other 34 25 64.0 39.7-82.7 2 8.9 1.4-40.0 7 27.2 11.2-52.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 59 46 77.1 62.0-87.5 7 13.4 5.7-28.2 6 9.5 3.8-21.8
No 732 546 73.2 68.9-77.1 66 8.1 6.0-10.9 120 18.7 15.4-22.6
Education
< High School 60 34 67.3 49.6-81.1 7 9.2 2.9-25.6 19 23.6 12.2-40.5
High School 218 164 73.8 65.7-80.5 19 9.1 5.3-15.2 35 17.1 11.7-24.4
> High School 512 394 74.5 69.5-78.8 46 8.0 5.6-11.3 72 17.6 13.8-22.1
Marital Status
Married 550 425 75.9 71.3-80.0 51 8.4 6.0-11.6 74 15.7 12.3-19.8
Other 241 167 69.0 61.0-76.0 22 8.9 5.2-14.9 52 22.0 16.1-29.4
Income
14,999 or less 161 116 70.3 60.3-78.7 12 7.8 3.9-15.1 33 21.9 14.6-31.5
15,000-24,999 105 74 71.2 58.9-81.0 11 7.4 3.3-15.5 20 21.4 12.9-33.4
25,000-49,999 161 125 76.8 67.7-83.9 17 10.6 5.8-18.6 19 12.6 7.7-20.1
50,000 or more 325 251 75.7 69.6-80.8 26 7.3 4.6-11.4 48 17.1 12.7-22.6
WIC recipient
No 505 388 75.6 70.6-79.9 45 8.9 6.1-12.6 72 15.6 12.1-19.8
Yes 280 198 69.9 62.7-76.2 28 8.3 5.2-13.0 54 21.8 16.2-28.7
Medicaid recipient
No 478 360 72.9 67.7-77.6 45 9.1 6.4-12.9 73 17.9 14.1-22.6
Yes 313 232 74.4 67.7-80.1 28 7.8 4.9-12.4 53 17.8 12.9-23.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 348 269 74.1 68.8-78.8 34 9.6 7.0-13.2 45 16.3 12.3-21.3
2500+ grams 443 323 73.5 69.1-77.5 39 8.5 6.2-11.5 81 18.0 14.6-21.9

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 33b 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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