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2010 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 4 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 527 311 59.1 54.2-63.8 79 15.3 12.1-19.1 137 25.6 21.5-30.1
Age
18-19 years 23 11 45.7 24.0-69.2 2 14.4 3.6-43.3 10 39.9 19.9-63.9
20-24 years 125 67 55.5 45.6-65.0 21 16.0 10.1-24.5 37 28.5 20.3-38.3
25-34 years 295 170 58.6 52.2-64.7 49 16.2 12.1-21.4 76 25.2 20.0-31.1
35-44 years 84 63 75.0 62.5-84.4 7 9.8 4.4-20.5 14 15.1 8.1-26.6
Race
White 396 231 59.0 53.4-64.3 58 14.0 10.6-18.3 107 27.0 22.3-32.3
Black 99 63 59.4 47.5-70.3 14 16.9 9.7-27.8 22 23.7 15.0-35.3
Other 27 14 59.2 38.1-77.4 6 24.1 10.5-46.1 7 16.7 6.7-36.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 30 13 43.1 25.3-62.8 7 22.4 10.5-41.7 10 34.5 18.5-55.1
No 496 297 60.3 55.2-65.1 72 14.8 11.5-18.7 127 25.0 20.9-29.6
Education
< High School 34 17 46.4 27.6-66.2 3 10.7 2.9-32.1 14 42.9 24.8-63.1
High School 129 70 54.7 44.8-64.2 24 18.4 12.0-27.3 35 26.9 19.1-36.5
> High School 363 223 62.5 56.8-67.8 52 14.7 11.1-19.3 88 22.8 18.4-27.9
Marital Status
Married 342 217 64.0 58.2-69.5 49 15.0 11.2-19.8 76 21.0 16.6-26.2
Other 185 94 52.0 43.7-60.1 30 15.7 10.6-22.6 61 32.3 25.1-40.5
Income
14,999 or less 114 55 48.9 38.3-59.7 15 12.8 7.2-21.8 44 38.2 28.3-49.2
15,000-24,999 73 43 53.8 40.4-66.8 12 17.2 9.2-30.0 18 28.9 18.1-42.9
25,000-49,999 97 59 63.7 52.6-73.5 17 17.7 10.8-27.7 21 18.6 11.6-28.5
50,000 or more 225 141 63.5 56.3-70.1 33 15.0 10.6-21.0 51 21.5 16.2-27.9
WIC recipient
No 338 214 64.5 58.6-70.0 48 13.6 10.1-18.2 76 21.9 17.3-27.2
Yes 189 97 51.1 42.9-59.2 31 17.7 12.3-24.9 61 31.2 24.1-39.3
Medicaid recipient
No 307 191 63.9 57.7-69.6 43 13.8 10.0-18.6 73 22.3 17.6-27.9
Yes 220 120 53.5 45.8-61.0 36 17.1 12.1-23.6 64 29.5 22.9-37.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 159 90 55.2 47.3-62.9 22 14.3 9.6-20.8 47 30.5 23.7-38.2
2500+ grams 368 221 59.4 54.2-64.4 57 15.4 12.0-19.5 90 25.2 20.9-30.1

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 31a 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.

This page was generated on 20APR12

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