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2009 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 1161 426 38.7 35.4-42.0 735 61.3 58.0-64.6
Age
< 20 years 119 69 57.7 46.8-67.9 50 42.3 32.1-53.2
20-24 years 267 93 36.9 30.3-44.0 174 63.1 56.0-69.7
25-34 years 595 195 34.8 30.5-39.4 400 65.2 60.6-69.5
35+ years 180 69 40.1 32.1-48.6 111 59.9 51.4-67.9
Race
White 839 274 35.8 32.2-39.6 565 64.2 60.4-67.8
Black 269 122 43.4 36.1-51.0 147 56.6 49.0-63.9
Other 53 30 61.0 45.4-74.7 23 39.0 25.3-54.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 102 72.0 63.3-79.3 44 28.0 20.7-36.7
No 1015 324 32.6 29.2-36.1 691 67.4 63.9-70.8
Education
< High School 198 114 61.5 53.1-69.3 84 38.5 30.7-46.9
High School 319 140 43.9 37.6-50.3 179 56.1 49.7-62.4
> High School 640 169 26.6 22.9-30.7 471 73.4 69.3-77.1
Marital Status
Married 714 238 35.2 31.3-39.3 476 64.8 60.7-68.7
Other 447 188 43.4 38.0-49.1 259 56.6 50.9-62.0
Income
14,999 or less 212 105 53.0 44.8-61.1 107 47.0 38.9-55.2
15,000-24,999 272 121 46.2 39.5-53.0 151 53.8 47.0-60.5
25,000-49,999 236 78 33.7 26.9-41.2 158 66.3 58.8-73.1
50,000 or more 379 89 23.4 19.0-28.5 290 76.6 71.5-81.0
WIC recipient
No 618 167 27.2 23.4-31.4 451 72.8 68.6-76.6
Yes 541 257 49.9 44.9-54.9 284 50.1 45.1-55.1
Medicaid recipient
No 577 159 28.1 24.1-32.5 418 71.9 67.5-75.9
Yes 584 267 47.8 43.0-52.6 317 52.2 47.4-57.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 397 149 39.1 34.4-44.0 248 60.9 56.0-65.6
2500+ grams 764 277 38.6 35.1-42.3 487 61.4 57.7-64.9

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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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