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Heard of Smart Start Program*

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 1772 692 39.6 36.7-42.7 1080 60.4 57.3-63.3
Age
< 20 years 275 103 36.7 29.2-45.0 172 63.3 55.0-70.8
20-24 years 490 205 42.2 36.4-48.2 285 57.8 51.8-63.6
25-34 years 806 315 40.3 36.1-44.6 491 59.7 55.4-63.9
35+ years 201 69 33.5 25.4-42.8 132 66.5 57.2-74.6
Mother's Race
White 1164 502 43.8 40.2-47.5 662 56.2 52.5-59.8
African American 538 159 24.9 20.1-30.4 379 75.1 69.6-79.9
Other Minorities 70 31 52.9 37.7-67.5 39 47.1 32.5-62.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 84 66 80.3 68.0-88.7 18 19.7 11.3-32.0
No 1687 626 36.5 33.5-39.5 1061 63.5 60.5-66.5
Education
< High School 370 150 44.8 37.8-51.9 220 55.2 48.1-62.2
High School 599 229 38.9 33.9-44.2 370 61.1 55.8-66.1
> High School 801 311 37.3 33.1-41.6 490 62.7 58.4-66.9
Marital Status
Married 1154 471 41.7 38.2-45.4 683 58.3 54.6-61.8
Other 618 221 35.2 30.1-40.8 397 64.8 59.2-69.9
Income
15,999 or less 542 203 39.4 33.9-45.2 339 60.6 54.8-66.1
16,000-24,999 278 129 46.5 38.9-54.2 149 53.5 45.8-61.1
25,000-39,999 284 95 29.8 23.5-37.0 189 70.2 63.0-76.5
40,000 or more 525 210 40.6 35.5-46.0 315 59.4 54.0-64.5
WIC recipient
No 947 383 42.0 38.1-46.1 564 58.0 53.9-61.9
Yes 806 300 37.0 32.6-41.6 506 63.0 58.4-67.4
Medicaid recipient
No 888 359 40.9 37.0-45.0 529 59.1 55.0-63.0
Yes 884 333 38.2 33.8-42.8 551 61.8 57.2-66.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 127 38.9 33.6-44.5 190 61.1 55.5-66.4
1500-2499 grams 556 213 37.5 33.5-41.7 343 62.5 58.3-66.5
2500+ grams 896 350 39.8 36.6-43.1 546 60.2 56.9-63.4

*Survey Question:
Please tell us if you have heard of the following North Carolina programs. 61b. Smart Start

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