Percentage of pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years in the U.S. who drank alcohol while pregnant between 2015 and 2017, by education level
Alcohol consumption in pregnant U.S. women from 2015-2017, by education level
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 education level. Roughly four percent of pregnant women who had attended some level of college reported to have engaged in binge drinking during this time period.
Percentage of pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years in the U.S. who drank alcohol while pregnant between 2015 and 2017, by education level
Current drinkingBinge drinking
High school diploma or less10.4%4.1%
Some college11.6%3.9%
College degree12.7%3.6%
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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."

Alcohol consumption in pregnant U.S. women from 2015-2017, by education level
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 education level. Roughly four percent of pregnant women who had attended some level of college reported to have engaged in binge drinking during this time period.
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