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

1998 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 649 595 91.3 88.1-93.7 26 4.2 2.6- 6.6 28 4.6 2.9- 7.1
Age
< 20 years 51 50 96.0 76.7-99.4 1 4.0 0.6-23.3 0 0.0 -
20-24 years 183 177 97.4 92.1-99.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 5 2.4 0.7- 8.0
25-34 years 317 287 90.0 85.0-93.4 13 3.8 1.9- 7.4 17 6.2 3.5-10.6
35+ years 98 81 79.8 67.1-88.4 11 14.3 7.2-26.3 6 6.0 2.1-15.8
Mother's Race
White 507 462 90.6 87.0-93.3 21 4.4 2.7- 7.2 24 5.0 3.1- 7.9
African American 125 117 94.1 83.8-98.0 4 3.1 0.7-12.5 4 2.8 0.6-12.9
Other Minorities 17 16 99.4 95.3-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.7 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 14 12 87.5 51.4-97.9 0 0.0 - 2 12.5 2.1-48.6
No 635 583 91.4 88.1-93.8 26 4.3 2.7- 6.7 26 4.4 2.7- 7.0
Education
< High School 79 70 90.0 76.5-96.2 4 3.7 0.8-15.4 5 6.3 1.8-19.6
High School 208 196 93.8 88.1-96.9 5 2.7 0.9- 7.5 7 3.5 1.4- 8.5
> High School 362 329 89.9 85.3-93.2 17 5.2 3.0- 8.9 16 4.9 2.7- 8.6
Marital Status
Married 460 423 91.1 87.4-93.8 19 4.6 2.7- 7.6 18 4.3 2.5- 7.2
Other 189 172 91.7 84.2-95.8 7 3.0 1.0- 8.9 10 5.3 2.2-12.3
Income
15,999 or less 150 137 92.4 84.5-96.4 7 4.4 1.6-11.4 6 3.2 1.0-10.0
16,000-24,999 99 97 98.3 89.7-99.7 0 0.0 - 2 1.7 0.3-10.3
25,000-39,999 104 100 95.2 86.5-98.4 2 3.0 0.8-11.3 2 1.8 0.3-10.2
40,000 or more 263 234 88.0 82.2-92.1 15 5.7 3.1-10.2 14 6.3 3.5-11.1
WIC recipient
No 427 389 91.2 87.2-94.0 18 4.3 2.5- 7.4 20 4.5 2.6- 7.6
Yes 215 200 92.0 85.5-95.7 7 3.1 1.2- 8.2 8 4.8 2.1-10.7
Medicaid recipient
No 399 361 90.0 85.8-93.1 20 5.0 3.0- 8.4 18 5.0 2.9- 8.3
Yes 250 234 93.5 87.8-96.7 6 2.6 0.9- 7.1 10 3.9 1.6- 9.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 103 97 93.6 86.3-97.1 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 5 5.4 2.2-12.5
1500-2499 grams 193 176 91.2 86.2-94.6 10 5.2 2.8- 9.6 7 3.5 1.7- 7.3
2500+ grams 352 321 91.2 87.8-93.8 15 4.1 2.5- 6.8 16 4.6 2.8- 7.4

*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.