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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

During the 3 months before you got pregnant, how many times did you drink 5 or more alcoholic drinks in one sitting?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
None 1 time 2 or more times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 883 669 75.5 71.8-78.9 84 10.2 7.9-12.9 130 14.3 11.7-17.4
Age
< 20 years 69 45 62.2 46.2-75.9 5 6.1 1.8-18.5 19 31.8 19.0-48.0
20-24 years 221 149 67.1 59.0-74.2 23 10.6 6.5-16.8 49 22.4 16.3-29.8
25-34 years 478 376 79.5 74.8-83.5 47 10.9 7.9-14.9 55 9.6 6.9-13.2
35+ years 115 99 85.7 75.7-92.0 9 8.4 3.8-17.8 7 5.8 2.4-13.6
Race
White 679 516 76.9 72.8-80.5 71 11.3 8.7-14.6 92 11.8 9.2-15.0
Black 182 138 72.3 62.2-80.5 10 3.7 1.3-10.0 34 24.0 16.3-33.9
Other 22 15 52.5 28.0-75.8 3 16.3 4.4-45.1 4 31.2 12.6-59.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 56 38 67.5 51.6-80.2 10 20.7 10.8-36.1 8 11.8 4.9-25.8
No 827 631 76.2 72.4-79.7 74 9.2 7.1-12.0 122 14.5 11.8-17.8
Education
< High School 134 94 67.7 56.9-76.8 16 15.8 9.3-25.4 24 16.5 10.0-26.1
High School 219 152 72.0 64.0-78.7 23 8.8 5.1-14.6 44 19.3 13.6-26.7
> High School 529 422 79.6 75.1-83.4 45 9.2 6.6-12.6 62 11.3 8.4-15.0
Marital Status
Married 581 476 81.0 76.9-84.5 52 9.7 7.2-13.0 53 9.3 6.8-12.5
Other 302 193 65.1 57.7-71.8 32 11.0 7.1-16.7 77 23.9 18.2-30.7
Income
14,999 or less 205 128 59.1 50.4-67.3 28 17.8 12.0-25.7 49 23.0 16.5-31.1
15,000-24,999 136 99 78.2 68.2-85.7 12 5.0 2.1-11.6 25 16.8 10.2-26.4
25,000-49,999 183 148 81.1 73.5-86.8 18 8.7 5.1-14.5 17 10.2 6.0-16.9
50,000 or more 315 258 81.4 75.7-86.1 24 8.5 5.4-13.0 33 10.1 6.7-14.9
WIC recipient
No 518 407 78.9 74.3-82.8 45 9.3 6.7-12.8 66 11.8 8.8-15.7
Yes 358 258 71.6 65.3-77.1 38 11.5 7.9-16.5 62 17.0 12.6-22.5
Medicaid recipient
No 484 390 80.5 75.9-84.3 41 9.1 6.4-12.6 53 10.5 7.6-14.3
Yes 399 279 70.1 64.1-75.4 43 11.4 7.9-16.0 77 18.6 14.2-23.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 364 272 73.8 69.1-78.0 32 8.7 6.3-12.0 60 17.5 13.9-21.7
2500+ grams 519 397 75.7 71.7-79.2 52 10.3 7.9-13.3 70 14.1 11.3-17.4

*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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