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Infant Alive Now*

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 832 46 0.9 0.5- 1.9 786 99.1 98.1-99.5
Age
< 20 years 126 7 1.7 0.3- 7.7 119 98.3 92.3-99.7
20-24 years 219 10 1.3 0.3- 4.8 209 98.7 95.2-99.7
25-34 years 391 23 0.5 0.3- 0.8 368 99.5 99.2-99.7
35+ years 96 6 0.6 0.2- 1.4 90 99.4 98.6-99.8
Mother's Race
White 560 27 1.1 0.4- 2.6 533 98.9 97.4-99.6
African American 248 16 0.7 0.4- 1.2 232 99.3 98.8-99.6
Other Minorities 24 3 0.9 0.2- 3.0 21 99.1 97.0-99.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 1 0.7 0.1- 5.6 17 99.3 94.4-99.9
No 814 45 0.9 0.5- 1.9 769 99.1 98.1-99.5
Education
< High School 163 10 0.6 0.3- 1.3 153 99.4 98.7-99.7
High School 284 20 2.0 0.7- 5.2 264 98.0 94.8-99.3
> High School 385 16 0.3 0.2- 0.5 369 99.7 99.5-99.8
Marital Status
Married 557 25 0.7 0.3- 1.9 532 99.3 98.1-99.7
Other 275 21 1.4 0.5- 3.8 254 98.6 96.2-99.5
Income
15,999 or less 258 10 1.2 0.3- 4.4 248 98.8 95.6-99.7
16,000-24,999 130 12 2.7 0.7- 9.6 118 97.3 90.4-99.3
25,000-39,999 137 7 0.4 0.2- 0.8 130 99.6 99.2-99.8
40,000 or more 258 14 0.4 0.2- 0.8 244 99.6 99.2-99.8
WIC recipient
No 458 25 0.9 0.3- 2.4 433 99.1 97.6-99.7
Yes 368 21 1.0 0.4- 2.8 347 99.0 97.2-99.6
Medicaid recipient
No 428 23 0.9 0.3- 2.4 405 99.1 97.6-99.7
Yes 404 23 1.0 0.4- 2.7 381 99.0 97.3-99.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 169 41 23.8 17.9-30.9 128 76.2 69.1-82.1
1500-2499 grams 259 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 256 98.7 95.9-99.6
2500+ grams 402 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 400 99.5 98.0-99.9

*Survey Question:
41. Is your baby alive now?

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