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Unemployment Benefits: 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 1724 96.1 94.8-97.1 70 3.9 2.9- 5.2
Age
< 20 years 278 269 96.8 92.5-98.7 9 3.2 1.3- 7.5
20-24 years 498 478 96.7 93.9-98.2 20 3.3 1.8- 6.1
25-34 years 814 783 95.9 93.8-97.3 31 4.1 2.7- 6.2
35+ years 204 194 94.6 88.4-97.6 10 5.4 2.4-11.6
Mother's Race
White 1180 1145 97.6 96.3-98.5 35 2.4 1.5- 3.7
African American 544 511 92.0 88.0-94.7 33 8.0 5.3-12.0
Other Minorities 70 68 94.1 79.2-98.5 2 5.9 1.5-20.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 91 91 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 1702 1633 95.9 94.5-97.0 69 4.1 3.0- 5.5
Education
< High School 383 372 97.3 94.1-98.8 11 2.7 1.2- 5.9
High School 603 575 95.5 92.7-97.2 28 4.5 2.8- 7.3
> High School 806 775 96.0 93.8-97.4 31 4.0 2.6- 6.2
Marital Status
Married 1165 1122 96.5 95.0-97.6 43 3.5 2.4- 5.0
Other 629 602 95.2 92.3-97.1 27 4.8 2.9- 7.7
Income
15,999 or less 549 525 95.1 92.0-97.0 24 4.9 3.0- 8.0
16,000-24,999 280 258 92.8 87.9-95.8 22 7.2 4.2-12.1
25,000-39,999 285 272 94.8 90.2-97.3 13 5.2 2.7- 9.8
40,000 or more 531 521 98.7 96.7-99.4 10 1.3 0.6- 3.3
WIC recipient
No 954 932 98.1 96.6-98.9 22 1.9 1.1- 3.4
Yes 821 773 93.8 91.2-95.6 48 6.2 4.4- 8.8
Medicaid recipient
No 899 873 97.2 95.5-98.3 26 2.8 1.7- 4.5
Yes 895 851 94.9 92.6-96.5 44 5.1 3.5- 7.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 321 307 95.5 92.4-97.3 14 4.5 2.7- 7.6
1500-2499 grams 561 541 96.6 94.7-97.8 20 3.4 2.2- 5.3
2500+ grams 909 873 96.1 94.6-97.2 36 3.9 2.8- 5.4

*Survey Question:
What were the sources of your family income during the past 12 months? 50c. Unemployment benefits

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