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Heard of WIC 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 1783 146 7.8 6.3- 9.5 1637 92.2 90.5-93.7
Age
< 20 years 276 5 0.9 0.2- 4.0 271 99.1 96.0-99.8
20-24 years 496 19 3.9 2.1- 7.0 477 96.1 93.0-97.9
25-34 years 808 81 10.2 7.9-13.1 727 89.8 86.9-92.1
35+ years 203 41 17.0 11.2-25.0 162 83.0 75.0-88.8
Mother's Race
White 1172 127 9.8 7.9-12.1 1045 90.2 87.9-92.1
African American 541 13 1.6 0.7- 3.8 528 98.4 96.2-99.3
Other Minorities 70 6 8.4 3.0-21.4 64 91.6 78.6-97.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 87 9 6.1 2.2-15.5 78 93.9 84.5-97.8
No 1695 137 7.9 6.4- 9.7 1558 92.1 90.3-93.6
Education
< High School 375 13 3.1 1.4- 6.7 362 96.9 93.3-98.6
High School 602 22 3.6 2.1- 6.2 580 96.4 93.8-97.9
> High School 804 111 13.2 10.5-16.4 693 86.8 83.6-89.5
Marital Status
Married 1158 129 10.5 8.5-12.9 1029 89.5 87.1-91.5
Other 625 17 2.1 1.0- 4.3 608 97.9 95.7-99.0
Income
15,999 or less 547 10 1.9 0.8- 4.6 537 98.1 95.4-99.2
16,000-24,999 280 6 1.5 0.4- 5.2 274 98.5 94.8-99.6
25,000-39,999 285 19 7.3 4.3-12.1 266 92.7 87.9-95.7
40,000 or more 525 102 17.6 13.9-22.1 423 82.4 77.9-86.1
WIC recipient
No 951 128 13.1 10.6-16.1 823 86.9 83.9-89.4
Yes 814 6 0.5 0.1- 1.6 808 99.5 98.4-99.9
Medicaid recipient
No 893 128 13.4 10.9-16.4 765 86.6 83.6-89.1
Yes 890 18 1.5 0.7- 3.2 872 98.5 96.8-99.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 320 26 7.0 4.7-10.1 294 93.0 89.9-95.3
1500-2499 grams 558 44 6.9 5.2- 9.2 514 93.1 90.8-94.8
2500+ grams 902 75 7.8 6.3- 9.7 827 92.2 90.3-93.7

*Survey Question:
Please tell us if you have heard of the following North Carolina programs. 61e. WIC

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