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Heard of First Step Hotline*

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 839 422 48.6 44.0-53.2 417 51.4 46.8-56.0
Age
< 20 years 126 41 22.9 14.3-34.5 85 77.1 65.5-85.7
20-24 years 219 90 40.0 31.2-49.5 129 60.0 50.5-68.8
25-34 years 399 219 56.4 49.8-62.7 180 43.6 37.3-50.2
35+ years 95 72 77.9 65.1-86.9 23 22.1 13.1-34.9
Mother's Race
White 565 317 56.5 50.9-61.9 248 43.5 38.1-49.1
African American 249 95 30.3 22.7-39.1 154 69.7 60.9-77.3
Other Minorities 25 10 37.3 16.0-65.0 15 62.7 35.0-84.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 8 25.3 5.8-65.0 10 74.7 35.0-94.2
No 821 414 49.0 44.4-53.7 407 51.0 46.3-55.6
Education
< High School 162 71 39.1 28.8-50.5 91 60.9 49.5-71.2
High School 289 119 36.4 29.0-44.6 170 63.6 55.4-71.0
> High School 388 232 61.9 55.5-67.8 156 38.1 32.2-44.5
Marital Status
Married 562 316 57.4 51.9-62.7 246 42.6 37.3-48.1
Other 277 106 31.0 23.7-39.3 171 69.0 60.7-76.3
Income
15,999 or less 258 102 31.0 23.2-39.9 156 69.0 60.1-76.8
16,000-24,999 132 59 40.1 28.4-53.1 73 59.9 46.9-71.6
25,000-39,999 139 71 56.5 45.9-66.5 68 43.5 33.5-54.1
40,000 or more 260 166 66.0 58.5-72.8 94 34.0 27.2-41.5
WIC recipient
No 461 285 62.3 56.2-67.9 176 37.7 32.1-43.8
Yes 372 131 32.5 26.1-39.6 241 67.5 60.4-73.9
Medicaid recipient
No 431 271 63.9 57.9-69.4 160 36.1 30.6-42.1
Yes 408 151 31.3 25.1-38.3 257 68.7 61.7-74.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 169 87 50.9 43.2-58.5 82 49.1 41.5-56.8
1500-2499 grams 262 126 48.5 42.3-54.7 136 51.5 45.3-57.7
2500+ grams 406 208 48.6 43.6-53.6 198 51.4 46.4-56.4

*Survey Question:
Please tell us if you have heard of the following North Carolina programs.
61a. First Step Hotline (1-800-FOR BABY)

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