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Source of Income: Wages*

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 78 8.7 6.4-11.9 771 91.3 88.1-93.6
Age
< 20 years 128 25 21.4 13.2-32.8 103 78.6 67.2-86.8
20-24 years 223 21 9.5 5.2-16.7 202 90.5 83.3-94.8
25-34 years 402 28 5.0 2.8- 9.0 374 95.0 91.0-97.2
35+ years 96 4 1.9 0.3- 9.8 92 98.1 90.2-99.7
Mother's Race
White 571 29 4.6 2.7- 8.0 542 95.4 92.0-97.3
African American 253 46 19.8 13.6-28.0 207 80.2 72.0-86.4
Other Minorities 25 3 1.3 0.3- 4.9 22 98.7 95.1-99.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 2 2.5 0.5-11.2 17 97.5 88.8-99.5
No 830 76 8.8 6.4-12.0 754 91.2 88.0-93.6
Education
< High School 166 37 18.7 11.7-28.4 129 81.3 71.6-88.3
High School 293 37 12.6 8.0-19.2 256 87.4 80.8-92.0
> High School 390 4 1.2 0.3- 4.5 386 98.8 95.5-99.7
Marital Status
Married 566 23 2.5 1.2- 5.3 543 97.5 94.7-98.8
Other 283 55 20.9 14.9-28.5 228 79.1 71.5-85.1
Income
15,999 or less 265 59 22.5 15.9-30.8 206 77.5 69.2-84.1
16,000-24,999 132 4 0.5 0.2- 1.6 128 99.5 98.4-99.8
25,000-39,999 140 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 139 99.9 99.6- 100
40,000 or more 261 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 260 99.5 96.2-99.9
WIC recipient
No 464 13 1.5 0.6- 4.0 451 98.5 96.0-99.4
Yes 379 64 16.9 12.2-22.9 315 83.1 77.1-87.8
Medicaid recipient
No 434 2 0.4 0.1- 2.1 432 99.6 97.9-99.9
Yes 415 76 18.0 13.2-24.1 339 82.0 75.9-86.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 18 11.1 7.1-17.1 153 88.9 82.9-92.9
1500-2499 grams 266 31 13.9 9.9-19.2 235 86.1 80.8-90.1
2500+ grams 410 29 8.3 5.8-11.8 381 91.7 88.2-94.2

*Survey Question:
What were the sources of your family income during the past 12 months?
50a. Money from a job or business

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