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2007 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 920 903 99.0 98.0-99.5 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2 14 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Age
< 20 years 78 75 96.9 85.6-99.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 2 2.8 0.5-15.1
20-24 years 198 194 98.9 95.5-99.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 3 1.0 0.2- 4.6
25-34 years 505 499 99.3 97.8-99.8 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 5 0.7 0.2- 2.2
35+ years 139 135 99.5 98.7-99.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3
Race
White 684 679 99.3 98.0-99.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.7 0.2- 2.0
Black 211 201 98.0 94.3-99.3 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 7 1.7 0.5- 5.8
Other 25 23 98.9 95.4-99.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.1 0.3- 4.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 66 66 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 853 836 98.9 97.8-99.5 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2 14 1.0 0.5- 2.2
Education
< High School 119 114 97.8 91.2-99.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 3 1.9 0.4- 9.3
High School 216 211 98.9 95.8-99.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 4 1.0 0.2- 4.3
> High School 581 574 99.4 98.1-99.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Marital Status
Married 608 600 99.1 97.7-99.7 0 0.0 . - . 8 0.9 0.3- 2.3
Other 312 303 98.9 96.6-99.6 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6 6 0.9 0.2- 3.5
Income
14,999 or less 206 196 97.4 93.2-99.0 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 7 2.3 0.7- 6.7
15,000-24,999 127 127 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-49,999 164 162 99.8 99.3- 100 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
50,000 or more 383 379 99.1 97.1-99.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 0.9 0.2- 2.9
WIC recipient
No 590 585 99.4 98.1-99.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Yes 325 313 98.3 95.8-99.3 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6 9 1.5 0.5- 4.2
Medicaid recipient
No 518 513 99.3 97.9-99.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.7 0.2- 2.1
Yes 402 390 98.6 96.5-99.5 3 0.2 0.1- 0.5 9 1.2 0.4- 3.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 406 393 96.5 94.2-97.9 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7 10 2.6 1.4- 4.6
2500+ grams 514 510 99.2 97.9-99.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 34b and asked only of mothers who reported drinking alcohol in the past 2 years.

#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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