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Binge Drinking During the Last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1758 1754 99.9 99.5- 100 4 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Age
< 20 years 276 275 99.9 99.4- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
20-24 years 487 485 99.6 97.8-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.2
25-34 years 797 796 100 99.9- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
35+ years 198 198 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 1159 1156 99.8 99.2- 100 3 0.2 0.0- 0.8
African American 531 530 99.9 99.6- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Other Minorities 68 68 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 83 82 99.8 98.7- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
No 1674 1671 99.9 99.4- 100 3 0.1 0.0- 0.6
Education
< High School 372 370 99.9 99.5- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
High School 590 589 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
> High School 795 794 99.8 98.5- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Marital Status
Married 1146 1143 99.8 99.2- 100 3 0.2 0.0- 0.8
Other 612 611 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
Income
15,999 or less 538 537 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
16,000-24,999 274 273 99.9 99.4- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
25,000-39,999 278 278 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 521 519 99.7 98.0-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 2.0
WIC recipient
No 939 936 99.8 98.9- 100 3 0.2 0.0- 1.1
Yes 801 800 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Medicaid recipient
No 884 881 99.8 98.9- 100 3 0.2 0.0- 1.1
Yes 874 873 100 99.8- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 313 313 100 - 0 0.0 -
1500-2499 grams 551 548 99.4 98.3-99.8 3 0.6 0.2- 1.7
2500+ grams 891 890 99.9 99.3- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7

*Survey Question:
Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 26b. During the last 3 months of your
pregnancy, how many times did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks in one sitting?

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