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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
None LT 1 per wk 1 to 3 drinks per wk 4 or more drinks per wk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1642 1576 95.5 94.0-96.6 66 4.5 3.4- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Age
< 20 years 230 225 97.1 91.9-99.0 5 2.9 1.0- 8.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 432 420 97.4 94.5-98.8 12 2.6 1.2- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 796 760 94.7 92.3-96.4 36 5.3 3.6- 7.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35+ years 184 171 92.0 85.2-95.8 13 8.0 4.2-14.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 1118 1067 94.9 93.1-96.3 51 5.1 3.7- 6.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Black 466 453 96.5 92.9-98.3 13 3.5 1.7- 7.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other 58 56 99.3 97.3-99.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 173 98.0 92.4-99.5 2 2.0 0.5- 7.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 1465 1401 95.1 93.4-96.3 64 4.9 3.7- 6.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Education
< High School 360 354 98.2 95.0-99.4 6 1.8 0.6- 5.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
High School 511 488 95.4 92.2-97.3 23 4.6 2.7- 7.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
> High School 766 729 94.1 91.5-95.9 37 5.9 4.1- 8.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Marital Status
Married 1038 998 95.1 93.2-96.5 40 4.9 3.5- 6.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other 604 578 96.1 93.3-97.7 26 3.9 2.3- 6.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Income
15,999 or less 503 487 97.1 94.2-98.6 16 2.9 1.4- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
16,000-24,999 182 173 94.3 87.7-97.5 9 5.7 2.5-12.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 244 238 97.1 93.1-98.8 6 2.9 1.2- 6.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
40,000 or more 552 519 92.8 89.6-95.1 33 7.2 4.9-10.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 850 806 93.7 91.3-95.5 44 6.3 4.5- 8.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 784 762 97.2 95.2-98.4 22 2.8 1.6- 4.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 816 780 94.3 92.0-96.0 36 5.7 4.0- 8.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 826 796 96.6 94.5-98.0 30 3.4 2.0- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 312 301 96.4 93.9-97.9 11 3.6 2.1- 6.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
1500 - 2499 grams 492 477 96.7 94.6-98.0 15 3.3 2.0- 5.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
2500+ grams 838 798 95.4 93.7-96.6 40 4.6 3.4- 6.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 34a.

#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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