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Binge Drinking During the Last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1745 1738 99.8 99.2-99.9 7 0.2 0.1- 0.8
Age
< 20 years 268 268 100 - 0 0.0 -
20-24 years 456 456 100 - 0 0.0 -
25-34 years 827 824 99.9 99.8- 100 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2
35+ years 194 190 98.3 92.8-99.6 4 1.7 0.4- 7.2
Mother's Race
White 1176 1173 99.8 98.8- 100 3 0.2 0.0- 1.2
African American 504 500 99.8 99.4-99.9 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6
Other Minorities 65 65 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 106 106 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 1639 1632 99.8 99.1-99.9 7 0.2 0.1- 0.9
Education
< High School 401 398 99.3 96.4-99.9 3 0.7 0.1- 3.6
High School 578 576 99.9 99.6- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
> High School 765 763 100 99.8- 100 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 1150 1148 100 99.9- 100 2 0.0 0.0- 0.1
Other 595 590 99.4 97.4-99.8 5 0.6 0.2- 2.6
Income
15,999 or less 503 499 99.8 99.4-99.9 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6
16,000-24,999 271 270 99.1 94.0-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
25,000-39,999 266 266 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 535 534 100 99.9- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
WIC recipient
No 914 911 99.9 99.8- 100 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Yes 819 815 99.6 98.2-99.9 4 0.4 0.1- 1.8
Medicaid recipient
No 867 866 100 99.9- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
Yes 878 872 99.6 98.3-99.9 6 0.4 0.1- 1.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 314 313 99.7 97.9- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
1500-2499 grams 541 536 98.9 97.4-99.6 5 1.1 0.4- 2.6
2500+ grams 885 884 99.8 98.9- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1

*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.