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Received Counseling on Alcohol Use*

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 1722 235 14.0 12.0-16.3 1487 86.0 83.7-88.0
Age
< 20 years 256 22 9.3 5.5-15.5 234 90.7 84.5-94.5
20-24 years 450 53 12.0 8.6-16.5 397 88.0 83.5-91.4
25-34 years 823 132 15.9 13.0-19.4 691 84.1 80.6-87.0
35+ years 193 28 16.7 10.7-25.0 165 83.3 75.0-89.3
Mother's Race
White 1165 182 15.9 13.5-18.7 983 84.1 81.3-86.5
African American 497 49 9.0 6.0-13.4 448 91.0 86.6-94.0
Other Minorities 60 4 6.4 1.8-20.3 56 93.6 79.7-98.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 104 7 6.3 2.5-15.0 97 93.7 85.0-97.5
No 1618 228 14.7 12.6-17.1 1390 85.3 82.9-87.4
Education
< High School 388 26 6.2 3.7-10.4 362 93.8 89.6-96.3
High School 573 65 12.0 8.8-16.2 508 88.0 83.8-91.2
> High School 760 144 19.3 16.1-23.1 616 80.7 76.9-83.9
Marital Status
Married 1141 181 17.0 14.4-20.0 960 83.0 80.0-85.6
Other 581 54 7.2 4.9-10.6 527 92.8 89.4-95.1
Income
15,999 or less 492 47 10.7 7.5-15.0 445 89.3 85.0-92.5
16,000-24,999 270 33 10.0 6.2-15.8 237 90.0 84.2-93.8
25,000-39,999 265 34 12.2 8.0-18.3 231 87.8 81.7-92.0
40,000 or more 529 114 22.8 18.6-27.5 415 77.2 72.5-81.4
WIC recipient
No 900 166 18.3 15.3-21.7 734 81.7 78.3-84.7
Yes 811 69 9.4 7.0-12.5 742 90.6 87.5-93.0
Medicaid recipient
No 863 156 17.9 15.0-21.3 707 82.1 78.7-85.0
Yes 859 79 9.6 7.2-12.6 780 90.4 87.4-92.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 308 43 13.7 10.3-18.1 265 86.3 81.9-89.7
1500-2499 grams 540 63 11.3 8.9-14.3 477 88.7 85.7-91.1
2500+ grams 869 128 14.2 12.1-16.7 741 85.8 83.3-87.9

*Survey Question:
During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with
bout any of the things listed? 16d. How drinking alcohol during pregnancy could affect your baby

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