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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Change in Alcohol Use During Pregnancy by Mothers who Drank Before

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Drinker who quit Drinks reduced Drinks same or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 700 614 87.8 84.4-90.6 33 4.6 3.0- 6.9 53 7.6 5.4-10.6
Age
< 20 years 57 50 88.5 72.1-95.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.0 6 11.3 4.1-27.8
20-24 years 162 150 90.7 82.8-95.1 3 2.2 0.6- 8.0 9 7.1 3.3-14.6
25-34 years 389 341 89.1 84.6-92.4 18 3.9 2.1- 7.1 30 7.0 4.4-10.9
35+ years 92 73 76.5 63.7-85.8 11 14.9 7.8-26.7 8 8.6 3.5-19.6
Race
White 525 462 88.0 84.2-91.0 25 5.1 3.3- 8.0 38 6.9 4.6-10.1
Black 151 131 88.5 78.3-94.3 7 1.0 0.4- 2.1 13 10.5 4.9-21.0
Other 24 21 79.5 46.1-94.6 1 8.5 1.2-41.8 2 12.0 1.9-49.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 22 15 79.8 51.0-93.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 6 19.8 6.0-48.8
No 678 599 88.1 84.6-90.9 32 4.7 3.1- 7.2 47 7.2 5.0-10.1
Education
< High School 95 79 84.5 71.5-92.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 14 15.1 7.4-28.2
High School 216 199 92.8 86.7-96.3 5 1.2 0.3- 5.3 12 6.0 2.9-11.9
> High School 388 336 86.2 81.5-89.9 25 7.1 4.6-11.0 27 6.6 4.2-10.4
Marital Status
Married 468 408 86.9 82.7-90.3 25 5.6 3.5- 8.7 35 7.5 5.0-11.1
Other 232 206 90.0 83.2-94.3 8 2.2 0.7- 6.5 18 7.8 4.1-14.4
Income
15,999 or less 175 149 88.3 80.0-93.4 8 1.7 0.5- 6.1 18 10.0 5.2-18.3
16,000-24,999 74 68 88.5 75.5-95.0 1 2.1 0.3-13.1 5 9.5 3.7-22.2
25,000-39,999 86 81 93.7 83.4-97.8 2 2.1 0.4-11.2 3 4.2 1.1-14.4
40,000 or more 320 276 85.4 80.0-89.6 19 7.6 4.7-12.0 25 7.0 4.3-11.2
WIC recipient
No 437 378 86.2 81.7-89.8 26 6.3 4.0- 9.8 33 7.5 4.9-11.2
Yes 261 234 90.5 84.5-94.3 7 1.7 0.5- 5.0 20 7.9 4.4-13.7
Medicaid recipient
No 408 354 86.9 82.4-90.4 25 6.4 4.1-10.0 29 6.7 4.3-10.3
Yes 292 260 89.4 83.4-93.4 8 1.6 0.5- 4.8 24 9.0 5.3-14.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 121 107 87.9 81.4-92.4 7 6.3 3.3-11.9 7 5.7 3.0-10.9
1500 - 2499 grams 216 189 87.3 82.3-91.1 8 3.8 2.0- 7.3 19 8.8 5.8-13.3
2500+ grams 363 318 87.9 84.1-90.8 18 4.6 2.9- 7.2 27 7.5 5.2-10.8

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 33 and 34.

#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.

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