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2007 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 715 619 87.6 84.4-90.3 53 7.3 5.3- 9.9 43 5.1 3.4- 7.4
Age
< 20 years 48 43 91.0 74.0-97.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.0 4 8.5 2.4-26.0
20-24 years 155 142 93.1 86.6-96.6 4 2.3 0.7- 7.8 9 4.6 1.9-10.4
25-34 years 399 349 88.5 84.1-91.8 26 6.2 3.9- 9.7 24 5.4 3.2- 8.8
35+ years 113 85 74.2 63.2-82.7 22 22.7 14.6-33.5 6 3.2 1.0- 9.3
Race
White 540 471 88.0 84.5-90.8 45 8.1 5.8-11.2 24 3.9 2.4- 6.2
Black 159 133 84.5 74.9-90.8 8 4.9 1.9-12.4 18 10.6 5.5-19.4
Other 16 15 99.0 93.5-99.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 46 42 91.7 77.8-97.2 2 5.4 1.4-19.0 2 2.9 0.5-15.9
No 668 576 87.2 83.8-90.0 51 7.5 5.4-10.3 41 5.3 3.5- 7.8
Education
< High School 82 70 89.6 78.4-95.4 3 2.6 0.5-12.3 9 7.8 3.0-18.4
High School 159 141 90.5 83.3-94.8 7 2.7 0.9- 7.9 11 6.8 3.3-13.5
> High School 472 407 86.2 82.0-89.5 43 10.0 7.2-13.8 22 3.8 2.2- 6.4
Marital Status
Married 473 407 86.6 82.5-89.8 40 8.7 6.2-12.2 26 4.7 2.9- 7.5
Other 242 212 89.7 83.6-93.7 13 4.6 2.2- 9.5 17 5.7 2.9-10.8
Income
14,999 or less 151 126 85.3 76.3-91.3 8 4.6 1.7-11.6 17 10.1 5.4-18.3
15,000-24,999 104 100 96.9 89.8-99.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 3 2.9 0.8-10.3
25,000-49,999 124 112 93.3 86.2-96.9 4 2.6 0.7- 8.9 8 4.1 1.6-10.3
50,000 or more 305 255 82.4 76.7-86.9 38 14.1 10.0-19.5 12 3.5 1.8- 6.8
WIC recipient
No 473 403 86.5 82.5-89.8 45 9.6 6.8-13.2 25 3.9 2.3- 6.5
Yes 238 213 89.5 83.4-93.5 8 3.3 1.4- 7.8 17 7.2 4.0-12.6
Medicaid recipient
No 413 348 84.4 79.8-88.1 44 11.5 8.3-15.8 21 4.1 2.3- 7.0
Yes 302 271 92.0 87.2-95.0 9 1.7 0.6- 4.8 22 6.4 3.7-10.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 297 254 85.5 81.1-89.0 20 6.3 4.2- 9.6 23 8.2 5.5-11.8
2500+ grams 418 365 87.8 84.3-90.6 33 7.4 5.3-10.2 20 4.8 3.1- 7.4

*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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