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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Have you had any alcoholic drinks in the past 2 years?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1655 768 47.4 44.3-50.6 887 52.6 49.4-55.7
Age
< 20 years 230 141 59.4 50.6-67.6 89 40.6 32.4-49.4
20-24 years 436 193 48.1 42.0-54.3 243 51.9 45.7-58.0
25-34 years 804 360 44.9 40.5-49.3 444 55.1 50.7-59.5
35+ years 185 74 41.1 32.1-50.8 111 58.9 49.2-67.9
Race
White 1124 464 43.1 39.5-46.8 660 56.9 53.2-60.5
Black 472 270 57.9 51.2-64.3 202 42.1 35.7-48.8
Other 59 34 64.1 47.6-77.9 25 35.9 22.1-52.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 173 126 79.0 70.7-85.4 47 21.0 14.6-29.3
No 1480 641 42.8 39.5-46.1 839 57.2 53.9-60.5
Education
< High School 362 237 67.3 60.5-73.5 125 32.7 26.5-39.5
High School 515 251 50.4 44.7-56.2 264 49.6 43.8-55.3
> High School 773 276 35.4 31.2-39.8 497 64.6 60.2-68.8
Marital Status
Married 1047 440 42.5 38.7-46.3 607 57.5 53.7-61.3
Other 608 328 56.8 51.2-62.2 280 43.2 37.8-48.8
Income
15,999 or less 505 280 57.4 51.3-63.3 225 42.6 36.7-48.7
16,000-24,999 183 84 44.0 34.9-53.5 99 56.0 46.5-65.1
25,000-39,999 248 106 48.0 39.9-56.1 142 52.0 43.9-60.1
40,000 or more 558 173 30.5 26.0-35.5 385 69.5 64.5-74.0
WIC recipient
No 859 319 36.7 32.7-40.9 540 63.3 59.1-67.3
Yes 789 444 58.5 53.8-63.0 345 41.5 37.0-46.2
Medicaid recipient
No 822 287 34.5 30.5-38.7 535 65.5 61.3-69.5
Yes 833 481 61.1 56.5-65.5 352 38.9 34.5-43.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 320 151 48.0 43.0-53.1 169 52.0 46.9-57.0
1500 - 2499 grams 495 240 49.8 45.5-54.1 255 50.2 45.9-54.5
2500+ grams 840 377 47.3 43.9-50.7 463 52.7 49.3-56.1

#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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