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2006 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 809 794 98.0 96.2-99.0 8 1.1 0.4- 3.0 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Age
< 20 years 52 51 95.1 72.8-99.3 1 4.9 0.7-27.2 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 171 168 99.2 97.7-99.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 1 0.3 0.0- 1.7
25-34 years 435 428 98.3 95.5-99.4 4 1.2 0.3- 4.2 3 0.5 0.1- 2.0
35+ years 151 147 96.5 90.1-98.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 3 3.4 1.1- 9.9
Race
White 628 620 98.7 97.0-99.4 3 0.3 0.1- 1.7 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Black 145 139 96.8 90.3-99.0 4 2.6 0.7- 9.8 2 0.6 0.1- 2.2
Other 36 35 91.6 59.6-98.8 1 8.4 1.2-40.4 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 59 58 95.8 76.1-99.4 1 4.2 0.6-23.9 0 0.0 . - .
No 750 736 98.2 96.5-99.1 7 0.9 0.3- 2.5 7 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Education
< High School 73 66 89.3 74.0-96.1 5 9.5 3.1-25.5 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7
High School 221 219 98.8 95.2-99.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8
> High School 514 508 99.0 97.1-99.6 3 0.4 0.1- 2.1 3 0.6 0.2- 2.3
Marital Status
Married 555 549 98.8 96.9-99.5 2 0.3 0.1- 2.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6
Other 254 245 96.6 91.9-98.6 6 2.6 0.9- 7.6 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0
Income
14,999 or less 165 158 95.7 88.4-98.5 5 3.8 1.2-11.5 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
15,000-24,999 107 104 96.5 88.8-99.0 2 2.0 0.4- 9.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4
25,000-49,999 164 162 99.0 94.4-99.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.0 0.2- 5.6
50,000 or more 330 327 99.0 96.3-99.7 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
WIC recipient
No 511 502 98.0 95.4-99.1 4 0.8 0.2- 3.6 5 1.3 0.5- 3.2
Yes 292 286 98.0 94.4-99.3 4 1.7 0.5- 5.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Medicaid recipient
No 482 476 98.6 96.6-99.5 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 5 1.3 0.5- 3.4
Yes 327 318 97.2 93.3-98.8 7 2.6 1.0- 6.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 362 354 95.9 91.7-98.0 5 2.5 1.0- 6.2 3 1.6 0.5- 5.1
2500+ grams 447 440 98.2 96.1-99.2 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1

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

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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