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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Alcohol Use During the Last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1807 1714 95.0 93.5-96.1 93 5.0 3.9- 6.5
Age
< 20 years 228 219 97.0 92.1-98.9 9 3.0 1.1- 7.9
20-24 years 486 471 96.0 92.8-97.8 15 4.0 2.2- 7.2
25-34 years 884 835 95.2 93.1-96.7 49 4.8 3.3- 6.9
35+ years 209 189 89.5 82.7-93.8 20 10.5 6.2-17.3
Race
White 1203 1135 94.6 92.8-95.9 68 5.4 4.1- 7.2
Black 547 526 96.6 93.5-98.3 21 3.4 1.7- 6.5
Other 57 53 92.0 74.6-97.8 4 8.0 2.2-25.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 137 97.5 92.1-99.2 7 2.5 0.8- 7.9
No 1662 1576 94.7 93.1-95.9 86 5.3 4.1- 6.9
Education
< High School 390 372 96.6 93.3-98.3 18 3.4 1.7- 6.7
High School 597 578 96.8 94.3-98.2 19 3.2 1.8- 5.7
> High School 818 763 92.9 90.3-94.8 55 7.1 5.2- 9.7
Marital Status
Married 1150 1086 94.5 92.6-95.9 64 5.5 4.1- 7.4
Other 657 628 96.0 93.4-97.6 29 4.0 2.4- 6.6
Income
15,999 or less 534 504 95.9 92.9-97.6 30 4.1 2.4- 7.1
16,000-24,999 246 239 96.3 91.7-98.4 7 3.7 1.6- 8.3
25,000-39,999 261 256 98.0 94.3-99.3 5 2.0 0.7- 5.7
40,000 or more 606 561 91.8 88.6-94.2 45 8.2 5.8-11.4
WIC recipient
No 967 904 93.3 91.0-95.1 63 6.7 4.9- 9.0
Yes 834 804 96.7 94.7-98.0 30 3.3 2.0- 5.3
Medicaid recipient
No 884 829 93.6 91.3-95.4 55 6.4 4.6- 8.7
Yes 923 885 96.3 94.3-97.7 38 3.7 2.3- 5.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 355 339 95.2 92.7-96.9 16 4.8 3.1- 7.3
1500 - 2499 grams 564 534 94.7 92.7-96.3 30 5.3 3.7- 7.3
2500+ grams 888 841 95.0 93.4-96.2 47 5.0 3.8- 6.6

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 34a. During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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