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Routinely Use Infant Car Seats*

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 1634 14 0.5 0.2- 1.1 1620 99.5 98.9-99.8
Age
< 20 years 252 5 1.1 0.3- 4.0 247 98.9 96.0-99.7
20-24 years 457 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 454 99.9 99.6- 100
25-34 years 743 5 0.6 0.2- 1.9 738 99.4 98.1-99.8
35+ years 182 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 181 99.9 99.3- 100
Mother's Race
White 1087 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2 1080 99.5 98.8-99.8
African American 481 6 0.7 0.2- 2.4 475 99.3 97.6-99.8
Other Minorities 66 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 65 99.7 97.6- 100
Hispanic origin
Yes 85 0 0.0 - 85 100 -
No 1548 14 0.6 0.3- 1.2 1534 99.4 98.8-99.7
Education
< High School 341 5 0.7 0.2- 2.7 336 99.3 97.3-99.8
High School 554 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 551 99.9 99.6- 100
> High School 737 6 0.7 0.3- 2.0 731 99.3 98.0-99.7
Marital Status
Married 1076 6 0.5 0.2- 1.3 1070 99.5 98.7-99.8
Other 558 8 0.6 0.2- 1.8 550 99.4 98.2-99.8
Income
15,999 or less 494 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5 489 99.8 99.5-99.9
16,000-24,999 259 2 0.6 0.1- 3.7 257 99.4 96.3-99.9
25,000-39,999 264 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 262 99.9 99.4- 100
40,000 or more 484 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 481 99.3 97.5-99.8
WIC recipient
No 865 10 0.9 0.4- 2.0 855 99.1 98.0-99.6
Yes 753 4 0.1 0.0- 0.3 749 99.9 99.7- 100
Medicaid recipient
No 828 5 0.4 0.1- 1.4 823 99.6 98.6-99.9
Yes 806 9 0.6 0.2- 1.6 797 99.4 98.4-99.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 201 0 0.0 - 201 100 -
1500-2499 grams 541 10 1.9 1.0- 3.5 531 98.1 96.5-99.0
2500+ grams 891 4 0.4 0.2- 1.1 887 99.6 98.9-99.8

*Survey Question:
Listed below are some things about safety. Indicate if it applies to you. 67b. My baby always or
almost always rides in an infant car seat

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