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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

During the 3 months before you got pregnant, 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 858 650 75.4 71.6-78.8 83 10.4 8.1-13.2 125 14.3 11.6-17.4
Age
18-19 years 47 29 56.9 38.9-73.3 4 7.4 2.1-23.2 14 35.6 20.5-54.2
20-24 years 221 149 67.1 59.0-74.2 23 10.6 6.5-16.8 49 22.4 16.3-29.8
25-34 years 478 376 79.5 74.8-83.5 47 10.9 7.9-14.9 55 9.6 6.9-13.2
35-44 years 112 96 85.3 75.1-91.8 9 8.7 3.9-18.3 7 6.0 2.5-13.9
Race
White 661 503 76.8 72.7-80.5 70 11.5 8.9-14.8 88 11.6 9.0-14.9
Black 175 132 71.4 61.1-79.9 10 3.8 1.4-10.3 33 24.8 16.8-35.0
Other 22 15 52.5 28.0-75.8 3 16.3 4.4-45.1 4 31.2 12.6-59.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 56 38 67.5 51.6-80.2 10 20.7 10.8-36.1 8 11.8 4.9-25.8
No 802 612 76.1 72.2-79.5 73 9.4 7.2-12.2 117 14.5 11.7-17.8
Education
< High School 114 79 66.6 55.3-76.4 15 17.1 10.1-27.5 20 16.2 9.5-26.3
High School 217 151 71.8 63.8-78.6 23 8.8 5.1-14.8 43 19.4 13.6-26.8
> High School 526 419 79.4 75.0-83.3 45 9.2 6.6-12.7 62 11.3 8.5-15.0
Marital Status
Married 577 472 80.9 76.8-84.4 52 9.8 7.3-13.1 53 9.3 6.9-12.6
Other 281 178 64.5 56.9-71.4 31 11.4 7.3-17.4 72 24.1 18.2-31.1
Income
14,999 or less 197 122 58.3 49.4-66.6 28 18.3 12.3-26.3 47 23.4 16.8-31.7
15,000-24,999 131 97 78.1 67.9-85.8 11 5.0 2.0-11.7 23 16.9 10.2-26.8
25,000-49,999 180 146 81.9 74.5-87.5 18 8.8 5.1-14.7 16 9.3 5.4-15.7
50,000 or more 311 254 81.2 75.5-85.9 24 8.6 5.5-13.1 33 10.2 6.8-15.0
WIC recipient
No 510 401 79.1 74.5-83.0 45 9.4 6.8-12.9 64 11.5 8.6-15.3
Yes 342 246 70.8 64.4-76.5 37 11.8 8.1-16.9 59 17.4 12.9-23.0
Medicaid recipient
No 479 385 80.3 75.7-84.2 41 9.1 6.5-12.7 53 10.6 7.7-14.4
Yes 379 265 69.7 63.6-75.2 42 11.7 8.2-16.6 72 18.5 14.1-24.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 347 260 73.8 69.0-78.1 31 8.9 6.4-12.3 56 17.2 13.6-21.6
2500+ grams 511 390 75.5 71.5-79.1 52 10.5 8.0-13.5 69 14.1 11.2-17.5

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 33b 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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