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2007 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 906 692 72.8 69.0-76.3 74 10.4 8.1-13.2 140 16.8 13.9-20.2
Age
18-19 years 65 48 66.6 50.3-79.7 7 12.5 5.2-27.3 10 20.9 10.6-36.8
20-24 years 198 144 68.1 59.4-75.6 20 13.9 8.8-21.2 34 18.0 12.3-25.7
25-34 years 506 389 73.9 68.8-78.5 43 10.2 7.3-14.1 74 15.8 12.2-20.3
35-44 years 137 111 79.5 69.7-86.7 4 4.1 1.4-11.8 22 16.4 10.0-25.5
Race
White 676 514 72.1 67.7-76.1 59 10.7 8.1-14.0 103 17.2 13.9-21.1
Black 206 159 74.4 65.4-81.8 15 10.8 6.1-18.4 32 14.8 9.3-22.7
Other 24 19 79.1 53.3-92.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 20.9 7.4-46.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 64 47 70.1 55.7-81.4 10 16.8 8.5-30.4 7 13.1 6.1-25.9
No 841 644 73.0 69.0-76.7 64 9.8 7.4-12.7 133 17.2 14.2-20.8
Education
< High School 107 75 69.8 57.6-79.7 16 13.6 7.2-24.1 16 16.6 9.3-27.9
High School 216 153 69.4 61.1-76.6 22 12.6 7.9-19.4 41 18.0 12.5-25.4
> High School 579 460 74.7 70.0-78.9 36 8.9 6.3-12.3 83 16.4 12.9-20.6
Marital Status
Married 604 487 77.6 73.3-81.4 40 8.9 6.5-12.2 77 13.5 10.5-17.1
Other 302 205 63.8 56.4-70.6 34 13.1 8.8-19.1 63 23.1 17.4-30.0
Income
14,999 or less 199 142 70.6 61.6-78.2 19 10.9 6.3-18.2 38 18.5 12.4-26.7
15,000-24,999 125 82 59.5 48.2-69.9 13 13.1 7.2-22.8 30 27.4 18.5-38.4
25,000-49,999 164 128 72.9 63.6-80.6 14 10.8 6.1-18.6 22 16.2 10.4-24.5
50,000 or more 380 307 76.4 70.6-81.3 25 9.5 6.3-13.9 48 14.2 10.3-19.1
WIC recipient
No 584 455 74.1 69.3-78.3 44 9.6 6.9-13.1 85 16.4 12.9-20.5
Yes 317 233 70.1 63.2-76.2 29 12.0 8.0-17.5 55 17.9 13.1-24.0
Medicaid recipient
No 516 409 74.5 69.5-78.9 37 10.0 7.1-13.8 70 15.6 12.0-19.9
Yes 390 283 70.7 64.5-76.2 37 10.9 7.4-15.7 70 18.4 13.9-23.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 400 321 79.0 74.7-82.7 22 6.2 4.1- 9.1 57 14.8 11.7-18.6
2500+ grams 506 371 72.3 68.1-76.1 52 10.7 8.3-13.8 83 17.0 13.9-20.6

*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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