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2004 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.#
None 1 time 2 or more times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 889 865 96.9 95.0-98.0 3 0.3 0.1- 1.3 21 2.8 1.7- 4.6
Age
< 20 years 69 68 96.9 81.4-99.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.1 0.4-18.6
20-24 years 223 217 95.6 90.5-98.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 5 3.8 1.6- 8.8
25-34 years 482 470 97.8 95.5-98.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 11 1.9 0.9- 4.1
35+ years 115 110 95.7 88.3-98.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 4 4.1 1.4-11.6
Race
White 681 667 97.6 95.7-98.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 13 2.2 1.2- 4.1
Black 186 177 94.0 87.1-97.3 2 1.0 0.2- 5.6 7 5.0 2.0-11.8
Other 22 21 92.2 60.9-98.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.8 1.1-39.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 58 56 94.5 80.6-98.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.5 1.4-19.4
No 831 809 97.1 95.3-98.2 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 19 2.5 1.5- 4.3
Education
< High School 137 130 93.0 84.8-96.9 0 0.0 . - . 7 7.0 3.1-15.2
High School 221 217 98.6 95.2-99.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 3 1.4 0.4- 4.9
> High School 530 517 97.2 94.9-98.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 11 2.2 1.1- 4.3
Marital Status
Married 585 571 97.5 95.4-98.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 12 2.0 1.0- 4.0
Other 304 294 95.7 91.4-97.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 9 4.3 2.1- 8.6
Income
14,999 or less 212 208 98.2 94.0-99.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.8 0.5- 6.0
15,000-24,999 136 134 97.3 89.6-99.3 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.2
25,000-49,999 183 177 94.9 89.1-97.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 5.1 2.3-10.9
50,000 or more 315 306 97.4 94.2-98.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 8 2.2 0.9- 5.2
WIC recipient
No 520 506 97.1 94.7-98.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 13 2.6 1.3- 4.9
Yes 362 353 96.9 93.5-98.5 2 0.4 0.1- 2.3 7 2.7 1.2- 6.1
Medicaid recipient
No 484 470 96.6 93.9-98.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 13 3.1 1.7- 5.7
Yes 405 395 97.1 94.1-98.6 2 0.4 0.1- 2.3 8 2.4 1.1- 5.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 367 359 97.7 95.5-98.8 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 7 2.0 1.0- 4.1
2500+ grams 522 506 96.8 94.8-98.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.4 14 2.8 1.7- 4.8

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 34b.

#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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