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Change in Alcohol Use During Pregnancy, among those who consumed alcohol*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  Drinker who quit # drinks reduced # drinks same or more
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 307 273 88.4 82.8-92.3 17 5.7 3.1-10.1 17 5.9 3.3-10.6
Age
< 20 years 24 24 100 - 0 0.0 - 0 0.0 -
20-24 years 88 85 95.5 84.9-98.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 2 4.2 1.0-15.2
25-34 years 154 131 87.6 79.1-92.9 11 6.6 2.9-14.3 12 5.9 2.7-12.4
35+ years 41 33 67.7 47.2-83.1 5 18.3 7.8-37.3 3 14.1 4.5-36.5
Mother's Race
White 237 212 88.9 82.7-93.0 13 5.3 2.7- 9.9 12 5.9 3.0-11.3
African American 63 54 85.3 68.4-93.9 4 7.9 2.2-25.1 5 6.8 1.9-21.0
Other Minorities 7 7 100 - 0 0.0 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 4 4 100 - 0 0.0 - 0 0.0 -
No 303 269 88.3 82.7-92.2 17 5.7 3.2-10.2 17 6.0 3.3-10.6
Education
< High School 41 38 92.7 69.2-98.6 2 6.8 1.1-31.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
High School 95 89 93.4 82.5-97.7 2 2.1 0.3-12.8 4 4.5 1.2-14.8
> High School 171 146 84.4 76.3-90.1 13 7.4 3.9-13.6 12 8.2 4.1-15.5
Marital Status
Married 216 189 86.0 78.9-90.9 13 5.8 3.0-10.9 14 8.2 4.5-14.6
Other 91 84 93.9 82.1-98.1 4 5.4 1.5-18.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2
Income
15,999 or less 86 79 94.0 82.8-98.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 5 5.5 1.6-17.2
16,000-24,999 46 46 100 - 0 0.0 - 0 0.0 -
25,000-39,999 41 38 90.4 73.8-96.9 2 6.7 1.6-23.4 1 2.9 0.4-18.1
40,000 or more 121 99 81.5 71.5-88.6 12 8.7 4.4-16.6 10 9.7 4.7-19.1
WIC recipient
No 184 156 83.7 75.6-89.5 14 7.1 3.7-13.2 14 9.1 4.9-16.5
Yes 120 115 94.7 85.2-98.2 2 3.6 0.9-13.5 3 1.7 0.3- 9.0
Medicaid recipient
No 177 153 86.2 78.8-91.3 13 6.5 3.4-12.2 11 7.2 3.6-13.8
Yes 130 120 91.8 81.6-96.6 4 4.3 1.2-14.6 6 3.9 1.2-12.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 58 52 90.8 80.4-96.0 2 3.2 0.8-11.9 4 6.0 2.1-15.8
1500-2499 grams 88 80 90.3 81.4-95.2 5 5.6 2.3-13.2 3 4.1 1.3-12.2
2500+ grams 160 140 88.2 82.2-92.4 10 5.7 3.1-10.5 10 6.1 3.2-11.0

*Survey Question:
Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 25 and 26.

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.