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2010 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 630 100 14.9 12.0-18.4 254 40.4 36.0-44.8 183 29.2 25.3-33.5 93 15.5 12.5-19.1
Age
18-19 years 30 7 14.2 5.3-33.1 8 27.0 12.5-48.9 9 22.9 9.7-45.3 6 35.9 17.5-59.6
20-24 years 146 21 12.3 7.4-19.5 58 42.0 33.3-51.3 44 30.4 22.6-39.5 23 15.3 9.8-23.1
25-34 years 355 56 15.4 11.5-20.2 140 39.8 34.2-45.7 106 30.5 25.4-36.1 53 14.4 10.8-18.9
35-44 years 99 16 18.7 10.9-30.1 48 44.5 33.4-56.2 24 23.9 15.4-35.1 11 12.9 6.8-23.1
Race
White 472 74 14.1 10.9-18.2 187 39.7 34.8-44.8 143 31.1 26.5-36.1 68 15.1 11.7-19.2
Black 118 18 16.0 9.7-25.3 51 41.4 31.5-52.0 30 23.8 16.0-33.8 19 18.8 11.7-29.0
Other 34 7 21.8 10.2-40.7 13 42.1 25.3-60.9 9 24.3 11.4-44.6 5 11.8 4.3-28.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 42 12 28.7 16.2-45.5 13 33.0 19.4-50.2 14 35.2 21.2-52.2 3 3.2 0.8-11.8
No 586 87 13.4 10.5-16.9 240 41.0 36.5-45.6 169 28.8 24.8-33.2 90 16.8 13.5-20.6
Education
< High School 56 22 31.2 18.9-46.8 15 26.9 14.9-43.4 12 25.0 13.3-42.1 7 16.9 7.6-33.6
High School 163 33 20.2 14.1-28.3 70 44.3 35.8-53.1 40 22.9 16.4-31.1 20 12.5 7.8-19.6
> High School 410 45 9.6 6.9-13.3 168 40.8 35.6-46.2 131 33.0 28.0-38.3 66 16.7 13.0-21.1
Marital Status
Married 414 69 15.9 12.3-20.5 174 42.5 37.2-48.0 117 29.2 24.5-34.4 54 12.3 9.2-16.2
Other 216 31 13.3 8.9-19.4 80 37.0 29.9-44.7 66 29.3 22.8-36.8 39 20.4 14.8-27.4
Income
14,999 or less 143 28 18.8 12.5-27.3 51 36.0 27.3-45.7 38 24.6 17.2-33.9 26 20.6 13.7-29.7
15,000-24,999 88 15 14.9 8.2-25.5 38 47.3 35.4-59.6 26 24.9 15.9-36.7 9 12.9 6.4-24.3
25,000-49,999 125 27 20.3 13.4-29.6 49 37.0 28.1-46.8 32 28.8 20.6-38.6 17 13.9 8.3-22.3
50,000 or more 251 25 8.3 5.2-13.0 107 43.6 36.9-50.5 79 32.8 26.7-39.6 40 15.3 11.1-20.7
WIC recipient
No 387 46 10.8 7.7-14.8 170 43.8 38.3-49.4 116 30.9 25.9-36.3 55 14.6 11.0-19.1
Yes 242 53 20.1 15.0-26.6 84 35.9 29.2-43.2 67 27.2 21.1-34.2 38 16.8 11.9-23.1
Medicaid recipient
No 354 44 10.4 7.3-14.6 148 42.5 36.8-48.4 108 31.7 26.5-37.4 54 15.4 11.7-20.1
Yes 276 56 19.8 14.9-25.7 106 38.0 31.7-44.8 75 26.6 21.0-33.1 39 15.6 11.1-21.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 202 41 20.2 15.2-26.3 79 38.6 32.1-45.6 56 28.6 22.7-35.4 26 12.6 8.7-17.9
2500+ grams 428 59 14.5 11.3-18.3 175 40.5 35.9-45.3 127 29.3 25.1-33.9 67 15.7 12.5-19.6

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 31a 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.

This page was generated on 18APR12

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