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2003 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 1447 1389 95.8 94.3-96.9 58 4.2 3.1- 5.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Age
< 20 years 155 152 98.3 92.1-99.7 3 1.7 0.3- 7.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 394 384 96.8 93.5-98.4 10 3.2 1.6- 6.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 717 691 96.4 94.3-97.7 26 3.6 2.3- 5.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35+ years 181 162 88.5 81.4-93.1 19 11.5 6.9-18.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 988 941 95.1 93.2-96.5 47 4.9 3.5- 6.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Black 396 385 97.3 94.1-98.8 11 2.7 1.2- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other 63 63 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 143 98.0 91.9-99.5 2 2.0 0.5- 8.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 1299 1243 95.5 93.8-96.7 56 4.5 3.3- 6.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Education
< High School 309 302 98.3 94.8-99.5 7 1.7 0.5- 5.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
High School 434 422 98.0 95.4-99.1 12 2.0 0.9- 4.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
> High School 702 663 93.2 90.6-95.2 39 6.8 4.8- 9.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Marital Status
Married 908 867 95.0 93.0-96.4 41 5.0 3.6- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other 539 522 97.3 94.8-98.6 17 2.7 1.4- 5.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Income
15,999 or less 392 380 98.0 95.2-99.2 12 2.0 0.8- 4.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
16,000-24,999 191 185 95.7 90.2-98.2 6 4.3 1.8- 9.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 209 203 97.5 93.1-99.1 6 2.5 0.9- 6.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
40,000 or more 492 462 93.2 90.0-95.4 30 6.8 4.6-10.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 748 708 94.3 91.9-96.0 40 5.7 4.0- 8.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 691 673 97.4 95.3-98.6 18 2.6 1.4- 4.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 693 655 93.5 90.8-95.4 38 6.5 4.6- 9.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 754 734 98.0 96.3-98.9 20 2.0 1.1- 3.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 659 637 96.7 95.1-97.8 22 3.3 2.2- 4.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
2500+ grams 788 752 95.7 94.1-96.9 36 4.3 3.1- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 33a.

#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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