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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Change in Alcohol Use During Pregnancy by Mothers who Drank Before

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Drinker who quit Drinks reduced Drinks same or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 694 593 84.2 80.6-87.2 43 6.9 4.9- 9.5 58 8.9 6.6-12.0
Age
< 20 years 51 43 86.8 70.1-94.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.4 7 12.8 4.9-29.7
20-24 years 185 163 87.2 80.0-92.1 11 5.7 2.7-11.6 11 7.0 3.6-13.2
25-34 years 370 318 83.1 77.9-87.3 23 7.9 5.2-11.9 29 8.9 5.9-13.3
35+ years 88 69 80.0 68.4-88.1 8 8.8 3.9-18.6 11 11.2 5.4-21.6
Race
White 540 464 84.3 80.3-87.6 36 7.4 5.2-10.4 40 8.3 5.8-11.6
Black 140 116 83.4 73.4-90.1 7 4.8 1.8-12.4 17 11.8 6.3-21.2
Other 14 13 86.9 45.4-98.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 13.1 1.8-54.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 34 26 74.9 54.7-88.0 2 5.0 0.8-24.8 6 20.2 8.7-40.1
No 660 567 84.8 81.2-87.9 41 7.0 5.0- 9.7 52 8.2 5.9-11.2
Education
< High School 101 74 70.4 58.2-80.2 5 5.7 2.0-15.3 22 23.9 15.1-35.7
High School 175 155 89.0 82.1-93.4 9 3.7 1.6- 8.5 11 7.3 3.8-13.6
> High School 417 363 85.8 81.4-89.4 29 8.7 6.0-12.5 25 5.5 3.4- 8.7
Marital Status
Married 456 389 83.7 79.3-87.3 30 8.0 5.6-11.4 37 8.3 5.7-11.8
Other 238 204 85.2 78.2-90.2 13 4.5 2.1- 9.4 21 10.3 6.2-16.7
Income
14,999 or less 161 136 86.1 78.1-91.5 9 4.0 1.5-10.0 16 9.9 5.5-17.2
15,000-24,999 103 91 86.8 75.8-93.3 2 1.6 0.3- 8.5 10 11.6 5.6-22.5
25,000-49,999 147 129 83.7 75.2-89.7 7 5.8 2.6-12.1 11 10.5 5.8-18.4
50,000 or more 250 211 82.0 75.6-87.0 24 12.2 8.1-17.9 15 5.8 3.2-10.4
WIC recipient
No 416 349 81.9 77.0-86.0 31 8.9 6.1-12.7 36 9.2 6.3-13.2
Yes 273 241 87.7 82.0-91.8 11 4.0 1.9- 8.2 21 8.3 5.0-13.3
Medicaid recipient
No 381 321 81.5 76.3-85.8 31 9.7 6.7-13.9 29 8.8 5.8-13.0
Yes 313 272 87.3 82.0-91.2 12 3.6 1.7- 7.3 29 9.1 5.9-13.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 277 243 86.8 82.2-90.4 12 4.4 2.6- 7.4 22 8.8 5.9-12.9
2500+ grams 417 350 84.0 80.1-87.2 31 7.0 5.0- 9.8 36 9.0 6.5-12.2

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 33 and 34.

#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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