Percentage of pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years in the U.S. who drank alcohol while pregnant between 2015 and 2017, by age
Prevalence of alcohol consumption among pregnant U.S. women from 2015-2017, by age
This statistic shows the percentage of pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years in the U.S. who drank alcohol while pregnant from 2015 to 2017, by age. Approximately four percent of pregnant women between the ages of 25 to 29 engaged in binge during this period.
Percentage of pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years in the U.S. who drank alcohol while pregnant between 2015 and 2017, by age
Current Binge
18-2411.4%5.8%
25-299.6%3.7%
30-3411.6%2.6%
35-4414.1%3.1%
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Sources

Release date

April 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

from 2015 to 2017

Number of respondents

6,814 respondents

Age group

18-44 years

Special properties

Pregnant women

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Current drinking is defined "as having consumed at least one alcohol drink in the past 30 days". Binge drinking is defined "as having consumed four or more alcohol drinks on one occasion at least one in the past 30 days."

Prevalence of alcohol consumption among pregnant U.S. women from 2015-2017, by age
This statistic shows the percentage of pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years in the U.S. who drank alcohol while pregnant from 2015 to 2017, by age. Approximately four percent of pregnant women between the ages of 25 to 29 engaged in binge during this period.
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