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2007 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 alcoholic drinks did you have in an average week?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
None less than 1 per week 1 to 3 drinks per wk 4 or more drinks per wk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 905 196 19.0 16.0-22.4 374 42.2 38.2-46.3 194 22.1 18.9-25.7 141 16.6 13.8-19.9
Age
18-19 years 65 25 33.3 20.3-49.3 24 38.5 24.6-54.7 9 15.4 7.1-30.4 7 12.8 5.3-28.0
20-24 years 198 42 17.8 12.2-25.3 92 49.0 40.5-57.6 40 20.0 14.0-27.9 24 13.1 8.3-20.2
25-34 years 505 104 17.6 13.8-22.2 209 41.7 36.4-47.1 114 24.0 19.7-29.0 78 16.7 13.0-21.1
35-44 years 137 25 19.0 12.1-28.4 49 34.8 25.8-45.0 31 22.2 15.0-31.7 32 24.0 16.3-33.9
Race
White 676 142 16.6 13.5-20.3 275 42.6 38.1-47.2 146 22.2 18.6-26.3 113 18.6 15.3-22.5
Black 205 46 26.0 18.6-35.2 89 41.0 32.2-50.4 45 22.5 15.6-31.3 25 10.5 6.0-17.6
Other 24 8 32.9 15.1-57.5 10 41.1 21.2-64.3 3 17.5 5.7-42.8 3 8.5 1.6-35.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 66 20 25.9 15.6-39.8 30 42.2 29.4-56.2 10 19.9 10.8-33.7 6 11.9 5.5-24.1
No 838 176 18.4 15.3-21.9 344 42.3 38.2-46.6 183 22.2 18.9-25.9 135 17.2 14.2-20.6
Education
< High School 108 31 24.9 15.9-36.6 53 53.2 41.2-64.8 14 12.6 6.6-22.9 10 9.3 4.3-19.2
High School 216 58 23.3 16.9-31.1 86 43.3 35.2-51.8 39 18.8 13.1-26.4 33 14.6 9.6-21.6
> High School 577 105 15.8 12.5-19.8 234 39.5 34.7-44.5 141 25.6 21.5-30.3 97 19.1 15.4-23.4
Marital Status
Married 604 132 18.0 14.6-22.0 246 42.9 38.2-47.7 131 22.3 18.5-26.5 95 16.8 13.5-20.8
Other 301 64 20.9 15.5-27.6 128 41.0 33.9-48.4 63 21.9 16.3-28.7 46 16.2 11.4-22.5
Income
14,999 or less 199 50 24.3 17.3-33.0 85 43.7 34.9-52.8 37 18.5 12.4-26.7 27 13.6 8.4-21.1
15,000-24,999 124 21 13.4 7.5-22.8 59 49.6 38.6-60.6 22 19.5 12.0-30.0 22 17.6 10.5-27.8
25,000-49,999 163 39 22.0 15.2-30.9 63 37.0 28.5-46.4 35 24.5 17.3-33.5 26 16.5 10.6-24.7
50,000 or more 380 76 16.6 12.6-21.6 145 38.4 32.7-44.5 97 25.5 20.6-31.2 62 19.5 15.0-24.8
WIC recipient
No 582 111 16.9 13.5-21.0 229 39.1 34.4-44.1 135 23.5 19.5-28.0 107 20.5 16.7-24.9
Yes 318 84 22.7 17.3-29.1 141 46.7 39.8-53.8 59 20.3 15.1-26.6 34 10.3 6.8-15.4
Medicaid recipient
No 516 102 16.6 13.1-20.8 200 38.4 33.4-43.6 126 26.1 21.7-31.0 88 18.9 15.1-23.4
Yes 389 94 22.1 17.3-27.9 174 47.0 40.7-53.4 68 17.1 12.8-22.5 53 13.7 9.9-18.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 399 106 26.6 22.6-31.1 160 40.6 35.9-45.4 79 19.3 15.8-23.3 54 13.5 10.6-17.2
2500+ grams 506 90 18.4 15.2-22.1 214 42.3 38.1-46.7 115 22.4 18.9-26.2 87 16.9 13.9-20.4

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