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Heard of Smart Start Program*

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 840 370 42.1 37.6-46.8 470 57.9 53.2-62.4
Age
< 20 years 127 63 47.3 35.5-59.4 64 52.7 40.6-64.5
20-24 years 217 91 40.2 31.4-49.7 126 59.8 50.3-68.6
25-34 years 401 177 43.4 37.0-49.9 224 56.6 50.1-63.0
35+ years 95 39 33.2 22.3-46.3 56 66.8 53.7-77.7
Mother's Race
White 565 265 45.7 40.3-51.2 300 54.3 48.8-59.7
African American 251 99 36.7 28.5-45.7 152 63.3 54.3-71.5
Other Minorities 24 6 12.6 2.5-44.4 18 87.4 55.6-97.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 13 48.8 17.1-81.6 5 51.2 18.4-82.9
No 822 357 42.0 37.4-46.7 465 58.0 53.3-62.6
Education
< High School 162 89 53.1 41.8-64.0 73 46.9 36.0-58.2
High School 289 128 42.2 34.3-50.4 161 57.8 49.6-65.7
> High School 389 153 36.9 31.1-43.2 236 63.1 56.8-68.9
Marital Status
Married 561 243 41.1 35.8-46.6 318 58.9 53.4-64.2
Other 279 127 44.1 35.9-52.7 152 55.9 47.3-64.1
Income
15,999 or less 260 114 44.6 35.9-53.8 146 55.4 46.2-64.1
16,000-24,999 130 65 39.5 27.8-52.7 65 60.5 47.3-72.2
25,000-39,999 140 67 48.3 37.9-58.8 73 51.7 41.2-62.1
40,000 or more 260 102 38.7 31.6-46.3 158 61.3 53.7-68.4
WIC recipient
No 462 196 40.9 35.2-47.0 266 59.1 53.0-64.8
Yes 372 171 43.0 36.0-50.3 201 57.0 49.7-64.0
Medicaid recipient
No 432 180 41.8 36.0-47.9 252 58.2 52.1-64.0
Yes 408 190 42.4 35.5-49.6 218 57.6 50.4-64.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 170 90 52.6 45.0-60.2 80 47.4 39.8-55.0
1500-2499 grams 263 113 43.7 37.7-50.0 150 56.3 50.0-62.3
2500+ grams 405 165 41.8 36.9-46.8 240 58.2 53.2-63.1

*Survey Question:
Please tell us if you have heard of the following North Carolina programs.
61b. Smart Start

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