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Infant Alive Now*

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 1721 100 0.6 0.5- 0.7 1621 99.4 99.3-99.5
Age
< 20 years 271 19 0.8 0.5- 1.2 252 99.2 98.8-99.5
20-24 years 479 27 0.6 0.4- 0.8 452 99.4 99.2-99.6
25-34 years 779 43 0.5 0.4- 0.7 736 99.5 99.3-99.6
35+ years 192 11 0.6 0.3- 1.1 181 99.4 98.9-99.7
Mother's Race
White 1136 54 0.4 0.3- 0.5 1082 99.6 99.5-99.7
African American 518 44 1.2 0.9- 1.6 474 98.8 98.4-99.1
Other Minorities 67 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0 65 99.7 99.0-99.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 81 4 0.4 0.1- 1.3 77 99.6 98.7-99.9
No 1639 96 0.6 0.5- 0.7 1543 99.4 99.3-99.5
Education
< High School 366 24 0.8 0.5- 1.2 342 99.2 98.8-99.5
High School 577 33 0.6 0.4- 0.8 544 99.4 99.2-99.6
> High School 776 43 0.5 0.4- 0.7 733 99.5 99.3-99.6
Marital Status
Married 1114 58 0.5 0.4- 0.6 1056 99.5 99.4-99.6
Other 607 42 0.8 0.6- 1.1 565 99.2 98.9-99.4
Income
15,999 or less 527 28 0.6 0.4- 0.8 499 99.4 99.2-99.6
16,000-24,999 265 17 0.7 0.4- 1.2 248 99.3 98.8-99.6
25,000-39,999 276 14 0.4 0.3- 0.7 262 99.6 99.3-99.7
40,000 or more 509 31 0.5 0.4- 0.8 478 99.5 99.2-99.6
WIC recipient
No 919 52 0.5 0.4- 0.7 867 99.5 99.3-99.6
Yes 785 45 0.6 0.5- 0.8 740 99.4 99.2-99.5
Medicaid recipient
No 857 46 0.5 0.3- 0.6 811 99.5 99.4-99.7
Yes 864 54 0.7 0.5- 0.9 810 99.3 99.1-99.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 319 93 28.7 23.9-34.0 226 71.3 66.0-76.1
1500-2499 grams 535 5 0.9 0.4- 2.2 530 99.1 97.8-99.6
2500+ grams 864 0 0.0 - 864 100 -

*Survey Question:
41. Is your baby alive now?

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