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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ALCOHOL USE

Alcohol Use During the last 3 Months of Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 967 911 94.6 92.8-95.9 56 5.4 4.1- 7.2
Age
< 20 years 82 81 98.5 90.2-99.8 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8
20-24 years 223 213 95.0 90.6-97.4 10 5.0 2.6- 9.4
25-34 years 501 467 93.8 91.1-95.7 34 6.2 4.3- 8.9
35+ years 161 150 93.4 87.5-96.6 11 6.6 3.4-12.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 593 557 94.0 91.5-95.8 36 6.0 4.2- 8.5
Non-Hispanic Black 204 193 94.9 90.1-97.5 11 5.1 2.5- 9.9
Non-Hispanic Other 52 49 92.7 79.5-97.7 3 7.3 2.3-20.5
Latina 112 106 96.7 91.7-98.7 6 3.3 1.3- 8.3
Education
< High School 153 152 99.8 98.9- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
High School 249 229 93.3 88.8-96.0 20 6.7 4.0-11.2
> High School 562 527 93.2 90.5-95.2 35 6.8 4.8- 9.5
Marital Status
Married 616 576 93.5 90.9-95.3 40 6.5 4.7- 9.1
Other 351 335 96.1 93.2-97.8 16 3.9 2.2- 6.8
WIC recipient
No 528 493 92.9 90.0-95.0 35 7.1 5.0-10.0
Yes 436 415 96.1 93.6-97.7 21 3.9 2.3- 6.4
Medicaid recipient
No 474 441 92.7 89.6-94.9 33 7.3 5.1-10.4
Yes 493 470 96.0 93.7-97.5 23 4.0 2.5- 6.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 326 309 94.7 91.7-96.7 17 5.3 3.3- 8.3
2500+ grams 641 602 94.5 92.6-96.0 39 5.5 4.0- 7.4

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 32a. During the last 3 months of your pregnancy, how many alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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