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2012 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 607 574 94.7 92.2-96.4 33 5.3 3.6- 7.8
Age
< 20 years 46 46 100 . - . *** *** ***
20-24 years 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 339 312 92.9 89.1-95.4 27 7.1 4.6-10.9
35+ years 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 348 325 93.6 90.1-96.0 23 6.4 4.0- 9.9
Non-Hispanic Black 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 31 31 100 . - . *** *** ***
Latina 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 402 378 94.3 91.1-96.3 24 5.7 3.7- 8.9
Marital Status
Married 368 343 94.0 90.7-96.1 25 6.0 3.9- 9.3
Other 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
WIC recipient
No 284 265 94.0 90.1-96.4 19 6.0 3.6- 9.9
Yes 320 306 95.2 91.4-97.3 14 4.8 2.7- 8.6
Medicaid recipient
No 316 295 93.4 89.6-95.9 21 6.6 4.1-10.4
Yes 291 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2500+ grams 410 387 94.6 91.9-96.4 23 5.4 3.6- 8.1

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

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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