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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 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 768 761 99.1 97.5-99.7 7 0.9 0.3- 2.5
Age
< 20 years 64 62 96.5 81.4-99.4 2 3.5 0.6-18.6
20-24 years 198 197 99.9 99.4- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
25-34 years 402 400 99.0 96.0-99.7 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0
35+ years 104 102 99.6 98.5-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Race
White 580 577 99.3 97.3-99.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7
Black 165 161 98.0 91.1-99.6 4 2.0 0.4- 8.9
Other 23 23 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 34 33 94.7 71.0-99.2 1 5.3 0.8-29.0
No 734 728 99.3 97.9-99.8 6 0.7 0.2- 2.1
Education
< High School 110 105 93.5 82.6-97.7 5 6.5 2.3-17.4
High School 202 201 99.9 99.5- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
> High School 456 455 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
Marital Status
Married 520 519 99.6 97.4-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
Other 248 242 97.8 93.0-99.3 6 2.2 0.7- 7.0
Income
15,999 or less 175 170 98.4 93.4-99.6 5 1.6 0.4- 6.6
16,000-24,999 89 88 97.9 86.7-99.7 1 2.1 0.3-13.3
25,000-39,999 117 117 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
40,000 or more 343 343 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 470 468 99.5 97.2-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.8
Yes 297 292 98.4 94.6-99.5 5 1.6 0.5- 5.4
Medicaid recipient
No 448 446 99.1 96.4-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
Yes 320 315 99.1 96.2-99.8 5 0.9 0.2- 3.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 326 322 98.7 96.8-99.5 4 1.3 0.5- 3.2
2500+ grams 442 439 99.1 97.3-99.7 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7

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

#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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