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Heard of WIC 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 847 73 8.1 6.1-10.7 774 91.9 89.3-93.9
Age
< 20 years 128 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 127 99.9 99.6- 100
20-24 years 223 6 2.8 1.0- 7.7 217 97.2 92.3-99.0
25-34 years 400 49 11.9 8.4-16.5 351 88.1 83.5-91.6
35+ years 96 17 18.8 10.5-31.2 79 81.2 68.8-89.5
Mother's Race
White 570 65 10.5 7.8-14.0 505 89.5 86.0-92.2
African American 252 6 1.9 0.6- 6.3 246 98.1 93.7-99.4
Other Minorities 25 2 9.8 1.5-43.1 23 90.2 56.9-98.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 1 1.0 0.1- 7.4 18 99.0 92.6-99.9
No 828 72 8.2 6.2-10.9 756 91.8 89.1-93.8
Education
< High School 166 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 165 100 99.7- 100
High School 292 11 3.9 1.8- 8.3 281 96.1 91.7-98.2
> High School 389 61 15.0 11.1-20.0 328 85.0 80.0-88.9
Marital Status
Married 564 68 11.7 8.7-15.5 496 88.3 84.5-91.3
Other 283 5 1.2 0.3- 4.0 278 98.8 96.0-99.7
Income
15,999 or less 265 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 263 99.9 99.6- 100
16,000-24,999 131 2 2.0 0.3-11.1 129 98.0 88.9-99.7
25,000-39,999 140 10 6.4 3.0-13.1 130 93.6 86.9-97.0
40,000 or more 260 56 19.2 14.0-25.8 204 80.8 74.2-86.0
WIC recipient
No 463 68 14.6 10.9-19.2 395 85.4 80.8-89.1
Yes 378 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3 376 99.9 99.7- 100
Medicaid recipient
No 433 68 15.2 11.5-19.9 365 84.8 80.1-88.5
Yes 414 5 0.2 0.1- 0.4 409 99.8 99.6-99.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 12 6.3 3.6-10.8 159 93.7 89.2-96.4
1500-2499 grams 266 21 6.7 4.4-10.2 245 93.3 89.8-95.6
2500+ grams 408 40 8.2 6.1-11.1 368 91.8 88.9-93.9

*Survey Question:
Please tell us if you have heard of the following North Carolina programs.
61e. WIC

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