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2002 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 560 488 85.7 81.8-88.9 39 8.6 6.1-11.9 33 5.7 3.8- 8.5
Age
< 20 years 31 28 89.0 61.0-97.7 1 8.6 1.2-41.6 2 2.4 0.6- 9.1
20-24 years 131 128 96.1 88.7-98.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.9 1.3-11.3
25-34 years 302 261 86.2 80.8-90.3 25 9.2 5.9-14.0 16 4.6 2.5- 8.4
35+ years 96 71 68.3 55.8-78.6 13 18.9 10.9-30.7 12 12.8 6.6-23.5
Race
White 438 380 85.0 80.6-88.6 34 8.8 6.1-12.6 24 6.1 3.9- 9.5
Black 108 95 89.3 78.4-95.0 4 6.6 2.2-18.1 9 4.1 1.5-10.8
Other 14 13 87.8 47.6-98.3 1 12.2 1.7-52.4 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 25 19 68.0 43.3-85.6 1 6.0 0.8-32.4 5 25.9 10.5-51.2
No 535 469 86.6 82.6-89.8 38 8.7 6.2-12.2 28 4.7 3.0- 7.4
Education
< High School 54 47 91.3 77.6-96.9 0 0.0 . - . 7 8.7 3.1-22.4
High School 134 122 89.7 80.7-94.8 5 5.7 2.2-14.0 7 4.6 1.7-11.8
> High School 371 318 83.5 78.4-87.6 34 10.8 7.5-15.3 19 5.7 3.4- 9.3
Marital Status
Married 405 346 84.3 79.6-88.0 34 9.8 6.8-13.8 25 5.9 3.7- 9.3
Other 155 142 90.8 82.4-95.4 5 4.4 1.5-12.1 8 4.8 1.9-11.7
Income
15,999 or less 118 105 89.1 78.7-94.8 4 4.2 1.2-13.9 9 6.7 2.7-15.7
16,000-24,999 50 46 92.5 76.8-97.8 1 3.3 0.5-19.7 3 4.3 0.8-19.3
25,000-39,999 68 65 94.7 82.8-98.5 1 2.3 0.3-14.6 2 2.9 0.5-14.6
40,000 or more 303 254 82.1 76.4-86.6 33 12.5 8.7-17.6 16 5.5 3.1- 9.4
WIC recipient
No 379 327 84.7 79.8-88.6 33 10.5 7.3-14.9 19 4.8 2.8- 8.1
Yes 177 157 87.7 80.0-92.7 6 4.4 1.7-10.6 14 7.9 4.1-14.7
Medicaid recipient
No 364 313 84.3 79.4-88.3 32 10.5 7.3-14.9 19 5.2 3.1- 8.6
Yes 196 175 88.8 81.5-93.5 7 4.2 1.7-10.2 14 6.9 3.5-13.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 242 217 89.3 84.7-92.6 10 3.8 2.1- 6.8 15 6.9 4.2-11.1
2500+ grams 318 271 85.4 81.2-88.9 29 9.0 6.3-12.6 18 5.6 3.6- 8.7

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 32 and 33.

#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 20JUL04

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