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

1999 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 625 563 92.0 88.8-94.3 45 5.8 3.9- 8.6 17 2.2 1.1- 4.4
Age
< 20 years 52 46 94.7 78.3-98.9 4 5.0 0.9-22.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5
20-24 years 156 151 97.0 90.2-99.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 3 2.7 0.7-10.0
25-34 years 338 304 91.8 87.3-94.8 26 6.1 3.7-10.1 8 2.1 0.7- 5.5
35+ years 79 62 79.8 66.2-88.8 13 17.3 9.0-30.6 4 2.9 0.7-12.1
Mother's Race
White 482 438 92.3 88.8-94.8 33 5.7 3.6- 8.7 11 2.0 0.9- 4.6
African American 132 115 91.2 81.3-96.1 11 5.5 2.1-13.7 6 3.3 0.7-13.3
Other Minorities 11 10 83.5 37.7-97.7 1 16.5 2.3-62.3 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 16 13 81.4 41.2-96.5 1 1.4 0.2- 9.9 2 17.2 2.9-59.3
No 609 550 92.2 89.1-94.5 44 5.9 4.0- 8.7 15 1.8 0.8- 3.9
Education
< High School 87 76 91.5 79.4-96.8 5 2.8 0.6-11.9 6 5.8 1.7-18.1
High School 179 162 92.9 86.0-96.5 10 4.2 1.7-10.1 7 2.9 0.9- 9.0
> High School 358 324 91.7 87.5-94.5 30 7.4 4.7-11.4 4 1.0 0.3- 3.4
Marital Status
Married 449 405 91.4 87.5-94.1 34 7.2 4.8-10.8 10 1.4 0.5- 3.6
Other 176 158 93.6 86.6-97.0 11 2.1 0.8- 5.5 7 4.4 1.5-11.7
Income
15,999 or less 165 147 92.4 85.1-96.3 10 2.0 0.7- 5.5 8 5.6 2.2-13.2
16,000-24,999 88 81 95.4 85.4-98.6 6 4.5 1.3-14.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
25,000-39,999 83 81 97.6 86.7-99.6 2 2.4 0.4-13.3 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 259 229 89.0 83.4-92.9 24 9.4 5.9-14.9 6 1.5 0.5- 4.7
WIC recipient
No 376 338 91.8 87.6-94.6 28 6.8 4.2-10.7 10 1.4 0.5- 4.1
Yes 244 224 93.6 88.2-96.6 14 3.6 1.6- 7.9 6 2.8 0.9- 7.8
Medicaid recipient
No 377 342 91.5 87.4-94.4 27 6.9 4.3-10.8 8 1.6 0.6- 4.2
Yes 248 221 92.7 87.0-96.0 18 4.0 1.9- 8.2 9 3.3 1.2- 8.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 105 91 85.7 77.1-91.5 7 6.4 3.1-12.9 7 7.8 3.7-15.9
1500-2499 grams 193 170 87.5 81.8-91.6 19 10.1 6.5-15.5 4 2.4 0.9- 6.2
2500+ grams 325 300 92.4 88.9-94.8 19 5.5 3.6- 8.5 6 2.1 0.9- 4.6

*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.