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Alimony: Source of Income*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1777 1614 90.3 88.3-92.0 163 9.7 8.0-11.7
Age
< 20 years 271 238 88.9 82.5-93.1 33 11.1 6.9-17.5
20-24 years 464 418 87.6 83.0-91.1 46 12.4 8.9-17.0
25-34 years 840 777 92.3 89.5-94.3 63 7.7 5.7-10.5
35+ years 202 181 89.9 83.0-94.2 21 10.1 5.8-17.0
Mother's Race
White 1191 1110 92.6 90.4-94.3 81 7.4 5.7- 9.6
African American 522 444 83.2 77.8-87.4 78 16.8 12.6-22.2
Other Minorities 64 60 90.4 74.9-96.7 4 9.6 3.3-25.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 113 113 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 1664 1501 89.3 87.2-91.2 163 10.7 8.8-12.8
Education
< High School 412 364 90.6 86.1-93.8 48 9.4 6.2-13.9
High School 585 509 83.7 79.1-87.5 76 16.3 12.5-20.9
> High School 779 740 94.4 92.0-96.2 39 5.6 3.8- 8.0
Marital Status
Married 1164 1093 93.3 91.2-94.9 71 6.7 5.1- 8.8
Other 613 521 83.5 78.9-87.3 92 16.5 12.7-21.1
Income
15,999 or less 518 446 87.0 82.5-90.5 72 13.0 9.5-17.5
16,000-24,999 276 238 84.6 77.9-89.5 38 15.4 10.5-22.1
25,000-39,999 269 250 91.4 85.8-94.9 19 8.6 5.1-14.2
40,000 or more 538 521 95.3 92.3-97.2 17 4.7 2.8- 7.7
WIC recipient
No 927 874 93.2 90.7-95.1 53 6.8 4.9- 9.3
Yes 834 724 86.8 83.3-89.6 110 13.2 10.4-16.7
Medicaid recipient
No 879 843 94.6 92.3-96.3 36 5.4 3.7- 7.7
Yes 898 771 85.4 81.9-88.3 127 14.6 11.7-18.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 329 302 91.9 88.3-94.5 27 8.1 5.5-11.7
1500-2499 grams 550 498 90.1 87.3-92.4 52 9.9 7.6-12.7
2500+ grams 893 810 90.2 88.1-92.1 83 9.8 7.9-11.9

*Survey Question:
What were the sources of your family income during the past 12 months? 50d. Child support or
alimony

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