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2005 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 544 414 76.8 72.1-81.0 47 9.0 6.4-12.6 83 14.1 10.8-18.3
Age
18-19 years 28 17 59.9 35.4-80.3 5 15.6 4.9-39.9 6 24.6 9.2-51.1
20-24 years 134 90 67.5 56.6-76.8 14 10.5 5.4-19.5 30 21.9 14.2-32.2
25-34 years 288 231 81.5 75.4-86.4 20 7.8 4.8-12.6 37 10.7 7.1-15.9
35-44 years 94 76 81.2 69.0-89.4 8 8.7 3.6-19.8 10 10.1 4.6-20.6
Race
White 433 332 78.4 73.2-82.8 36 7.5 5.0-11.1 65 14.1 10.5-18.8
Black 94 70 70.3 56.3-81.3 10 16.6 8.4-30.1 14 13.1 6.4-24.9
Other 17 12 71.5 41.3-89.9 1 9.9 1.4-45.9 4 18.6 5.2-49.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 34 25 77.6 55.9-90.5 4 6.9 1.5-26.9 5 15.5 5.4-37.2
No 510 389 76.8 71.8-81.1 43 9.2 6.5-12.9 78 14.0 10.6-18.3
Education
< High School 57 36 66.7 51.0-79.5 7 9.4 3.5-22.7 14 23.9 13.1-39.4
High School 139 107 72.6 61.4-81.5 14 16.7 9.7-27.3 18 10.7 5.5-19.7
> High School 346 271 81.3 75.8-85.8 26 6.4 3.9-10.2 49 12.3 8.6-17.2
Marital Status
Married 367 299 82.6 77.4-86.7 28 7.0 4.5-10.8 40 10.4 7.2-14.8
Other 177 115 65.0 55.1-73.7 19 13.2 7.7-21.5 43 21.8 14.8-31.0
Income
14,999 or less 130 91 69.4 58.1-78.8 11 14.0 7.6-24.4 28 16.6 9.8-26.5
15,000-24,999 82 55 75.3 61.5-85.3 11 7.8 3.3-17.5 16 16.9 8.6-30.5
25,000-49,999 93 74 76.9 64.7-85.8 4 5.2 1.7-14.6 15 17.9 10.2-29.7
50,000 or more 208 173 83.6 76.6-88.8 15 6.8 3.7-12.1 20 9.6 5.7-15.7
WIC recipient
No 342 270 78.9 73.1-83.8 29 8.8 5.8-13.3 43 12.2 8.5-17.2
Yes 197 142 73.3 64.6-80.6 16 9.3 5.1-16.2 39 17.4 11.6-25.3
Medicaid recipient
No 310 248 80.9 75.1-85.7 23 6.2 3.7-10.1 39 12.9 8.9-18.2
Yes 234 166 71.5 63.4-78.4 24 12.7 8.0-19.6 44 15.8 10.7-22.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 233 170 72.1 66.0-77.4 20 8.8 5.8-13.2 43 19.1 14.5-24.7
2500+ grams 311 244 77.2 72.1-81.6 27 9.0 6.3-12.9 40 13.7 10.2-18.2

*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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