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Routinely Use Infant Car Seats*

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 779 6 0.8 0.3- 2.4 773 99.2 97.6-99.7
Age
< 20 years 115 0 0.0 - 115 100 -
20-24 years 208 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 207 98.7 91.5-99.8
25-34 years 371 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 368 99.9 99.6- 100
35+ years 85 2 3.9 1.0-14.6 83 96.1 85.4-99.0
Mother's Race
White 529 5 0.7 0.2- 2.4 524 99.3 97.6-99.8
African American 228 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 227 98.8 91.8-99.8
Other Minorities 22 0 0.0 - 22 100 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 0 0.0 - 18 100 -
No 761 6 0.8 0.3- 2.4 755 99.2 97.6-99.7
Education
< High School 147 0 0.0 - 147 100 -
High School 264 4 1.9 0.5- 6.7 260 98.1 93.3-99.5
> High School 368 2 0.4 0.1- 2.7 366 99.6 97.3-99.9
Marital Status
Married 530 5 0.7 0.2- 2.4 525 99.3 97.6-99.8
Other 249 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 248 99.0 93.1-99.9
Income
15,999 or less 246 2 1.2 0.2- 7.4 244 98.8 92.6-99.8
16,000-24,999 116 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 115 99.9 99.5- 100
25,000-39,999 130 0 0.0 - 130 100 -
40,000 or more 241 3 1.4 0.4- 5.0 238 98.6 95.0-99.6
WIC recipient
No 425 3 0.8 0.2- 3.1 422 99.2 96.9-99.8
Yes 348 3 0.8 0.1- 4.6 345 99.2 95.4-99.9
Medicaid recipient
No 406 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 404 99.2 96.9-99.8
Yes 373 4 0.8 0.1- 4.5 369 99.2 95.5-99.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 119 2 1.8 0.4- 7.2 117 98.2 92.8-99.6
1500-2499 grams 257 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 256 99.6 97.0-99.9
2500+ grams 401 3 0.8 0.3- 2.6 398 99.2 97.4-99.7

*Survey Question:
Listed below are some things about safety. Indicate if it applies to you. 67b. My baby always or
almost always rides in an infant car seat

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