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Services Received During Pregnancy: Food Stamps*

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 836 704 83.4 79.5-86.8 132 16.6 13.2-20.5
Age
< 20 years 126 112 82.9 71.4-90.4 14 17.1 9.6-28.6
20-24 years 217 163 70.8 61.3-78.7 54 29.2 21.3-38.7
25-34 years 397 340 87.3 81.8-91.3 57 12.7 8.7-18.2
35+ years 96 89 99.2 98.2-99.7 7 0.8 0.3- 1.8
Mother's Race
White 560 509 90.9 86.8-93.8 51 9.1 6.2-13.2
African American 251 177 65.2 56.1-73.4 74 34.8 26.6-43.9
Other Minorities 25 18 81.3 53.2-94.3 7 18.7 5.7-46.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 15 96.4 86.9-99.1 3 3.6 0.9-13.1
No 818 689 83.2 79.2-86.6 129 16.8 13.4-20.8
Education
< High School 162 117 70.7 59.5-79.8 45 29.3 20.2-40.5
High School 290 227 76.1 68.2-82.5 63 23.9 17.5-31.8
> High School 384 360 94.9 91.0-97.2 24 5.1 2.8- 9.0
Marital Status
Married 557 512 93.5 90.0-95.8 45 6.5 4.2-10.0
Other 279 192 63.6 55.0-71.4 87 36.4 28.6-45.0
Income
15,999 or less 260 156 56.5 47.4-65.2 104 43.5 34.8-52.6
16,000-24,999 130 121 97.3 92.1-99.1 9 2.7 0.9- 7.9
25,000-39,999 140 134 93.8 84.9-97.6 6 6.2 2.4-15.1
40,000 or more 256 254 99.2 95.3-99.9 2 0.8 0.1- 4.7
WIC recipient
No 456 435 96.5 93.2-98.3 21 3.5 1.7- 6.8
Yes 374 265 68.6 61.5-74.9 109 31.4 25.1-38.5
Medicaid recipient
No 428 421 98.7 96.3-99.5 7 1.3 0.5- 3.7
Yes 408 283 66.3 59.1-72.7 125 33.7 27.3-40.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 148 85.5 79.0-90.2 23 14.5 9.8-21.0
1500-2499 grams 260 206 76.5 70.5-81.6 54 23.5 18.4-29.5
2500+ grams 403 348 83.9 79.5-87.4 55 16.1 12.6-20.5

*Survey Question:
During you most recent pregnancy, did you get any of these services? 60e. Food Stamps

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