TABLE 2

Correlates of Consuming ≥4 Drinks in a Day During Pregnancy

<4 Drinks per Day (n = 6259)≥4 Drinks per Day (n = 1981)χ2 (1 df)P
Prenatal factors
    Maternal age ≥ 35 y, %10111.39.238
    Any smoking, %1530218.72<.001
    Cannabis use, %1470.65<.001
    Illicit drug use, %0.30.87.99.005
    Parity ≥ 1, %546128.31<.001
    Highest maternal education, O level or above, %746382.89<.001
    Own home, %787062.66<.001
    Currently married, %7968101.51<.001
    Maternal depression, %111862.83<.001
Child factors
    Gestational age ≤ 36 wk, %540.00.951
    Nonwhite ethnicity, %540.02.881
    Male gender, %51520.42.519
    Birth weight, mean (SD), kg3.44 (0.52)3.44 (0.54)a.804
  • a t test, t = 0.25.