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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Have you had any alcoholic drinks in the past 2 years?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1557 655 40.2 37.2-43.3 902 59.8 56.7-62.8
Age
< 20 years 162 92 57.3 47.0-67.0 70 42.7 33.0-53.0
20-24 years 403 178 40.8 34.9-46.9 225 59.2 53.1-65.1
25-34 years 797 311 37.8 33.7-42.1 486 62.2 57.9-66.3
35+ years 195 74 33.5 25.9-42.1 121 66.5 57.9-74.1
Race
White 1072 383 34.8 31.4-38.4 689 65.2 61.6-68.6
Black 420 230 53.2 46.6-59.8 190 46.8 40.2-53.4
Other 65 42 66.0 51.1-78.3 23 34.0 21.7-48.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 110 65.0 56.2-72.9 61 35.0 27.1-43.8
No 1386 545 35.9 32.8-39.1 841 64.1 60.9-67.2
Education
< High School 314 175 54.2 47.1-61.1 139 45.8 38.9-52.9
High School 444 220 44.9 39.1-50.9 224 55.1 49.1-60.9
> High School 796 258 30.6 26.8-34.6 538 69.4 65.4-73.2
Marital Status
Married 958 368 35.9 32.3-39.6 590 64.1 60.4-67.7
Other 599 287 46.9 41.6-52.2 312 53.1 47.8-58.4
Income
14,999 or less 458 240 48.8 42.9-54.8 218 51.2 45.2-57.1
15,000-24,999 243 104 43.3 35.6-51.3 139 56.7 48.7-64.4
25,000-49,999 318 135 39.0 32.8-45.6 183 61.0 54.4-67.2
50,000 or more 420 103 23.8 19.2-29.0 317 76.2 71.0-80.8
WIC recipient
No 791 266 32.3 28.4-36.4 525 67.7 63.6-71.6
Yes 756 386 48.3 43.7-52.9 370 51.7 47.1-56.3
Medicaid recipient
No 719 232 31.2 27.3-35.5 487 68.8 64.5-72.7
Yes 838 423 47.6 43.2-51.9 415 52.4 48.1-56.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 698 327 48.3 44.7-51.9 371 51.7 48.1-55.3
2500+ grams 859 328 39.5 36.2-42.8 531 60.5 57.2-63.8

#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 02OCT06

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