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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Have you had any alcoholic drinks in the past 2 years?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1367 563 40.6 37.6-43.6 804 59.4 56.4-62.4
Age
< 20 years 148 87 56.3 46.8-65.3 61 43.7 34.7-53.2
20-24 years 323 141 43.8 37.6-50.2 182 56.2 49.8-62.4
25-34 years 688 262 37.3 33.4-41.5 426 62.7 58.5-66.6
35+ years 208 73 34.3 27.5-41.9 135 65.7 58.1-72.5
Race
White 969 359 38.0 34.6-41.5 610 62.0 58.5-65.4
Black 330 169 48.7 42.3-55.2 161 51.3 44.8-57.7
Other 68 35 43.9 31.1-57.6 33 56.1 42.4-68.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 190 124 67.5 59.7-74.5 66 32.5 25.5-40.3
No 1176 439 35.5 32.5-38.7 737 64.5 61.3-67.5
Education
< High School 268 167 61.1 54.2-67.5 101 38.9 32.5-45.8
High School 377 171 44.7 38.9-50.6 206 55.3 49.4-61.1
> High School 718 224 29.1 25.6-32.9 494 70.9 67.1-74.4
Marital Status
Married 827 306 36.5 32.9-40.3 521 63.5 59.7-67.1
Other 540 257 46.4 41.5-51.3 283 53.6 48.7-58.5
Income
14,999 or less 380 198 50.6 44.7-56.5 182 49.4 43.5-55.3
15,000-24,999 174 79 47.6 39.3-56.0 95 52.4 44.0-60.7
25,000-49,999 265 107 39.6 33.2-46.3 158 60.4 53.7-66.8
50,000 or more 440 106 23.4 19.3-28.0 334 76.6 72.0-80.7
WIC recipient
No 739 245 32.5 28.8-36.4 494 67.5 63.6-71.2
Yes 620 314 49.5 45.0-54.0 306 50.5 46.0-55.0
Medicaid recipient
No 638 193 30.0 26.2-34.1 445 70.0 65.9-73.8
Yes 729 370 49.4 45.1-53.6 359 50.6 46.4-54.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 449 210 47.7 43.2-52.3 239 52.3 47.7-56.8
2500+ grams 918 353 39.9 36.8-43.2 565 60.1 56.8-63.2

#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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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