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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Alcohol Use During the last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1653 1551 94.2 92.6-95.4 102 5.8 4.6- 7.4
Age
< 20 years 197 190 96.8 91.7-98.8 7 3.2 1.2- 8.3
20-24 years 394 379 97.0 94.0-98.5 15 3.0 1.5- 6.0
25-34 years 831 779 94.0 91.7-95.7 52 6.0 4.3- 8.3
35+ years 231 203 86.8 80.4-91.4 28 13.2 8.6-19.6
Race
White 1138 1064 93.7 91.9-95.2 74 6.3 4.8- 8.1
Black 444 417 94.5 90.7-96.8 27 5.5 3.2- 9.3
Other 71 70 99.8 98.4- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 208 203 97.4 93.3-99.0 5 2.6 1.0- 6.7
No 1442 1345 93.5 91.8-95.0 97 6.5 5.0- 8.2
Education
< High School 330 318 97.3 94.0-98.8 12 2.7 1.2- 6.0
High School 450 427 95.7 92.6-97.5 23 4.3 2.5- 7.4
> High School 867 801 91.9 89.4-93.9 66 8.1 6.1-10.6
Marital Status
Married 1003 933 92.7 90.5-94.5 70 7.3 5.5- 9.5
Other 650 618 96.2 93.8-97.7 32 3.8 2.3- 6.2
Income
14,999 or less 445 418 95.0 91.7-97.0 27 5.0 3.0- 8.3
15,000-24,999 255 250 98.5 95.4-99.5 5 1.5 0.5- 4.6
25,000-49,999 305 291 95.9 92.2-97.9 14 4.1 2.1- 7.8
50,000 or more 537 486 89.3 85.7-92.1 51 10.7 7.9-14.3
WIC recipient
No 940 869 92.8 90.5-94.5 71 7.2 5.5- 9.5
Yes 700 670 95.8 93.4-97.3 30 4.2 2.7- 6.6
Medicaid recipient
No 782 714 90.6 87.8-92.9 68 9.4 7.1-12.2
Yes 871 837 97.1 95.4-98.2 34 2.9 1.8- 4.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 761 715 94.1 92.2-95.5 46 5.9 4.5- 7.8
2500+ grams 892 836 94.2 92.5-95.5 56 5.8 4.5- 7.5

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 34a. During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?

#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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