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2008 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 800 790 99.0 97.9-99.5 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 7 0.7 0.3- 1.7
Age
< 20 years 63 62 99.6 97.1-99.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
20-24 years 181 176 97.3 92.7-99.0 2 0.9 0.2- 4.6 3 1.8 0.5- 6.3
25-34 years 421 418 99.4 97.9-99.8 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.7
35+ years 135 134 99.8 98.7- 100 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Race
White 608 599 98.9 97.6-99.5 2 0.2 0.0- 1.2 7 0.9 0.3- 2.1
Black 160 159 99.1 93.8-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 0 0.0 . - .
Other 32 32 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 67 66 99.6 97.2-99.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
No 732 723 98.9 97.7-99.5 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 6 0.7 0.3- 1.8
Education
< High School 101 97 97.9 92.1-99.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 3 1.9 0.4- 8.1
High School 207 205 99.7 99.0-99.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0
> High School 489 485 98.9 97.2-99.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
Marital Status
Married 520 516 99.2 97.5-99.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 3 0.6 0.2- 2.2
Other 280 274 98.7 96.4-99.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8 4 0.8 0.2- 2.7
Income
14,999 or less 179 175 98.2 94.3-99.4 2 0.9 0.2- 4.6 2 0.9 0.2- 4.6
15,000-24,999 94 92 98.0 89.7-99.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.0 0.4-10.3
25,000-49,999 158 156 99.6 98.6-99.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.4 0.1- 1.4
50,000 or more 332 330 99.3 97.1-99.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5
WIC recipient
No 490 486 99.4 98.1-99.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Yes 306 300 98.4 95.8-99.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.6 4 1.1 0.3- 3.6
Medicaid recipient
No 442 439 99.4 97.9-99.8 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.7
Yes 358 351 98.5 96.3-99.4 2 0.4 0.1- 2.3 5 1.0 0.3- 3.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 238 233 97.6 94.4-99.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 4 1.9 0.7- 4.9
2500+ grams 562 557 99.1 97.8-99.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 3 0.6 0.2- 1.8

*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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