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Source of Income: Unemployment Benefits*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 849 817 96.5 94.4-97.9 32 3.5 2.1- 5.6
Age
< 20 years 128 125 96.2 86.2-99.0 3 3.8 1.0-13.8
20-24 years 223 211 95.6 90.0-98.1 12 4.4 1.9-10.0
25-34 years 402 387 97.2 94.4-98.6 15 2.8 1.4- 5.6
35+ years 96 94 96.7 87.7-99.2 2 3.3 0.8-12.3
Mother's Race
White 571 548 95.5 92.5-97.3 23 4.5 2.7- 7.5
African American 253 244 98.7 95.4-99.6 9 1.3 0.4- 4.6
Other Minorities 25 25 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 19 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 830 798 96.5 94.3-97.8 32 3.5 2.2- 5.7
Education
< High School 166 162 96.8 88.7-99.2 4 3.2 0.8-11.3
High School 293 278 96.3 91.8-98.4 15 3.7 1.6- 8.2
> High School 390 377 96.6 93.5-98.2 13 3.4 1.8- 6.5
Marital Status
Married 566 548 97.5 95.4-98.7 18 2.5 1.3- 4.6
Other 283 269 94.6 89.0-97.4 14 5.4 2.6-11.0
Income
15,999 or less 265 254 95.6 89.7-98.2 11 4.4 1.8-10.3
16,000-24,999 132 121 92.9 83.8-97.1 11 7.1 2.9-16.2
25,000-39,999 140 136 97.4 90.7-99.3 4 2.6 0.7- 9.3
40,000 or more 261 256 97.7 94.3-99.1 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7
WIC recipient
No 464 456 98.5 96.4-99.4 8 1.5 0.6- 3.6
Yes 379 355 94.3 90.0-96.8 24 5.7 3.2-10.0
Medicaid recipient
No 434 427 98.6 96.4-99.4 7 1.4 0.6- 3.6
Yes 415 390 94.3 90.1-96.8 25 5.7 3.2- 9.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 165 96.2 91.7-98.3 6 3.8 1.7- 8.3
1500-2499 grams 266 254 95.8 92.6-97.7 12 4.2 2.3- 7.4
2500+ grams 410 396 96.6 94.2-98.0 14 3.4 2.0- 5.8

*Survey Question:
What were the sources of your family income during the past 12 months?
50c. Unemployment benefits

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.