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Social security,etc: Source of Income *

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1794 1685 95.0 93.6-96.2 109 5.0 3.8- 6.4
Age
< 20 years 278 246 88.0 81.7-92.3 32 12.0 7.7-18.3
20-24 years 498 470 96.2 93.1-97.9 28 3.8 2.1- 6.9
25-34 years 814 774 96.2 94.2-97.6 40 3.8 2.4- 5.8
35+ years 204 195 96.4 91.2-98.6 9 3.6 1.4- 8.8
Mother's Race
White 1180 1137 97.1 95.6-98.1 43 2.9 1.9- 4.4
African American 544 484 89.1 84.7-92.3 60 10.9 7.7-15.3
Other Minorities 70 64 93.8 81.4-98.1 6 6.2 1.9-18.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 91 90 97.9 86.3-99.7 1 2.1 0.3-13.7
No 1702 1594 94.8 93.2-96.0 108 5.2 4.0- 6.8
Education
< High School 383 349 92.6 88.2-95.4 34 7.4 4.6-11.8
High School 603 562 94.9 92.1-96.7 41 5.1 3.3- 7.9
> High School 806 772 96.4 94.3-97.7 34 3.6 2.3- 5.7
Marital Status
Married 1165 1123 96.9 95.4-97.9 42 3.1 2.1- 4.6
Other 629 562 91.2 87.6-93.8 67 8.8 6.2-12.4
Income
15,999 or less 549 488 91.9 88.3-94.4 61 8.1 5.6-11.7
16,000-24,999 280 264 96.5 92.7-98.3 16 3.5 1.7- 7.3
25,000-39,999 285 271 93.8 89.2-96.6 14 6.2 3.4-10.8
40,000 or more 531 519 98.2 96.0-99.2 12 1.8 0.8- 4.0
WIC recipient
No 954 908 96.3 94.5-97.6 46 3.7 2.4- 5.5
Yes 821 758 93.5 90.8-95.4 63 6.5 4.6- 9.2
Medicaid recipient
No 899 870 97.0 95.2-98.1 29 3.0 1.9- 4.8
Yes 895 815 92.9 90.2-94.8 80 7.1 5.2- 9.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 321 286 87.9 83.5-91.2 35 12.1 8.8-16.5
1500-2499 grams 561 529 94.1 91.7-95.8 32 5.9 4.2- 8.3
2500+ grams 909 867 95.2 93.6-96.5 42 4.8 3.5- 6.4

*Survey Question:
What were the sources of your family income during the past 12 months? 50f. Social Security,
Worker's Compensation, veterans benefits, or pensions

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