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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 times did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks in one sitting?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 866 857 99.2 97.8-99.7 9 0.8 0.3- 2.2
Age
< 20 years 88 85 95.2 83.6-98.7 3 4.8 1.3-16.4
20-24 years 235 234 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
25-34 years 434 429 99.5 97.8-99.9 5 0.5 0.1- 2.2
35+ years 109 109 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 650 645 99.4 97.8-99.8 5 0.6 0.2- 2.2
Black 193 190 98.5 91.9-99.7 3 1.5 0.3- 8.1
Other 23 22 99.0 93.3-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 49 47 95.2 74.7-99.3 2 4.8 0.7-25.3
No 816 809 99.4 98.2-99.8 7 0.6 0.2- 1.8
Education
< High School 121 119 98.2 89.1-99.7 2 1.8 0.3-10.9
High School 257 255 99.0 94.1-99.8 2 1.0 0.2- 5.9
> High School 487 482 99.5 98.0-99.9 5 0.5 0.1- 2.0
Marital Status
Married 593 591 99.6 97.7-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 2.3
Other 273 266 98.1 94.0-99.4 7 1.9 0.6- 6.0
Income
15,999 or less 220 217 98.0 92.7-99.5 3 2.0 0.5- 7.3
16,000-24,999 94 93 99.8 98.6- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
25,000-39,999 137 135 99.8 99.0-99.9 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0
40,000 or more 378 376 99.9 99.7- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
WIC recipient
No 529 525 99.9 99.7- 100 4 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Yes 334 329 98.0 94.4-99.3 5 2.0 0.7- 5.6
Medicaid recipient
No 526 524 99.9 99.7- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Yes 340 333 97.8 94.0-99.2 7 2.2 0.8- 6.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 160 158 98.7 95.5-99.6 2 1.3 0.4- 4.5
1500 - 2499 grams 249 245 98.4 96.0-99.4 4 1.6 0.6- 4.0
2500+ grams 457 454 99.2 97.7-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.3

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 26b.

#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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