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Services Received During Pregnancy: Work First*

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 1757 1577 90.4 88.3-92.1 180 9.6 7.9-11.7
Age
< 20 years 270 225 82.5 75.5-87.8 45 17.5 12.2-24.5
20-24 years 488 410 85.1 80.3-88.9 78 14.9 11.1-19.7
25-34 years 797 748 94.6 92.2-96.3 49 5.4 3.7- 7.8
35+ years 202 194 95.8 89.2-98.4 8 4.2 1.6-10.8
Mother's Race
White 1152 1095 95.0 93.0-96.5 57 5.0 3.5- 7.0
African American 536 425 78.3 72.8-82.9 111 21.7 17.1-27.2
Other Minorities 69 57 79.5 63.9-89.5 12 20.5 10.5-36.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 83 77 91.4 79.6-96.7 6 8.6 3.3-20.4
No 1673 1499 90.3 88.2-92.0 174 9.7 8.0-11.8
Education
< High School 365 288 80.4 74.3-85.4 77 19.6 14.6-25.7
High School 593 515 87.5 83.5-90.6 78 12.5 9.4-16.5
> High School 797 772 97.2 95.3-98.4 25 2.8 1.6- 4.7
Marital Status
Married 1147 1104 95.8 94.0-97.1 43 4.2 2.9- 6.0
Other 610 473 79.0 74.1-83.1 137 21.0 16.9-25.9
Income
15,999 or less 537 403 75.4 70.1-80.0 134 24.6 20.0-29.9
16,000-24,999 275 258 95.1 90.6-97.5 17 4.9 2.5- 9.4
25,000-39,999 285 279 97.7 93.5-99.2 6 2.3 0.8- 6.5
40,000 or more 520 517 99.6 97.9-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 2.1
WIC recipient
No 943 911 98.1 96.5-98.9 32 1.9 1.1- 3.5
Yes 795 648 81.0 77.1-84.4 147 19.0 15.6-22.9
Medicaid recipient
No 884 881 100 99.8- 100 3 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Yes 873 696 79.8 75.8-83.2 177 20.2 16.8-24.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 315 286 88.8 84.2-92.1 29 11.2 7.9-15.8
1500-2499 grams 547 470 83.5 79.8-86.6 77 16.5 13.4-20.2
2500+ grams 892 818 90.9 88.7-92.7 74 9.1 7.3-11.3

*Survey Question:
During you most recent pregnancy, did you get any of these services? 60f. Work First (formerly
AFDC)

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