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Services Received During Pregnancy: Food Stamps*

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 1767 1448 82.6 80.0-84.8 319 17.4 15.2-20.0
Age
< 20 years 271 222 81.4 73.8-87.1 49 18.6 12.9-26.2
20-24 years 491 358 74.6 69.1-79.5 133 25.4 20.5-30.9
25-34 years 803 686 86.0 82.6-88.9 117 14.0 11.1-17.4
35+ years 202 182 89.7 82.1-94.3 20 10.3 5.7-17.9
Mother's Race
White 1159 1033 88.1 85.4-90.4 126 11.9 9.6-14.6
African American 539 358 65.5 59.5-71.0 181 34.5 29.0-40.5
Other Minorities 69 57 85.7 71.4-93.5 12 14.3 6.5-28.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 87 50 59.0 45.7-71.2 37 41.0 28.8-54.3
No 1679 1397 84.5 82.0-86.6 282 15.5 13.4-18.0
Education
< High School 373 241 65.3 58.3-71.7 132 34.7 28.3-41.7
High School 595 478 82.3 77.9-85.9 117 17.7 14.1-22.1
> High School 797 727 91.1 88.1-93.4 70 8.9 6.6-11.9
Marital Status
Married 1151 1044 89.7 87.1-91.8 107 10.3 8.2-12.9
Other 616 404 67.7 62.3-72.7 212 32.3 27.3-37.7
Income
15,999 or less 542 328 60.2 54.5-65.7 214 39.8 34.3-45.5
16,000-24,999 275 233 83.8 77.0-88.9 42 16.2 11.1-23.0
25,000-39,999 285 266 93.1 88.1-96.1 19 6.9 3.9-11.9
40,000 or more 522 516 99.2 97.4-99.7 6 0.8 0.3- 2.6
WIC recipient
No 942 897 97.0 95.3-98.1 45 3.0 1.9- 4.7
Yes 806 536 65.3 60.7-69.7 270 34.7 30.3-39.3
Medicaid recipient
No 884 868 98.3 96.8-99.1 16 1.7 0.9- 3.2
Yes 883 580 65.3 60.8-69.5 303 34.7 30.5-39.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 250 76.1 70.7-80.8 67 23.9 19.2-29.3
1500-2499 grams 554 438 75.5 71.4-79.1 116 24.5 20.9-28.6
2500+ grams 893 757 83.2 80.4-85.6 136 16.8 14.4-19.6

*Survey Question:
During you most recent pregnancy, did you get any of these services? 60e. Food Stamps

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