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Social Security,etc: 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 1776 1671 95.3 93.8-96.5 105 4.7 3.5- 6.2
Age
< 20 years 271 238 88.6 82.2-92.9 33 11.4 7.1-17.8
20-24 years 463 433 94.9 91.5-97.0 30 5.1 3.0- 8.5
25-34 years 840 810 97.0 95.0-98.2 30 3.0 1.8- 5.0
35+ years 202 190 98.1 94.6-99.3 12 1.9 0.7- 5.4
Mother's Race
White 1191 1151 96.8 95.2-97.9 40 3.2 2.1- 4.8
African American 521 462 90.6 86.3-93.7 59 9.4 6.3-13.7
Other Minorities 64 58 96.1 84.2-99.1 6 3.9 0.9-15.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 113 111 97.5 90.6-99.4 2 2.5 0.6- 9.4
No 1663 1560 95.1 93.5-96.3 103 4.9 3.7- 6.5
Education
< High School 412 366 90.6 86.0-93.8 46 9.4 6.2-14.0
High School 584 546 95.7 92.9-97.4 38 4.3 2.6- 7.1
> High School 779 758 97.5 95.6-98.6 21 2.5 1.4- 4.4
Marital Status
Married 1164 1131 97.8 96.4-98.6 33 2.2 1.4- 3.6
Other 612 540 89.8 85.9-92.7 72 10.2 7.3-14.1
Income
15,999 or less 517 456 91.8 88.0-94.5 61 8.2 5.5-12.0
16,000-24,999 276 259 95.5 91.1-97.8 17 4.5 2.2- 8.9
25,000-39,999 269 260 96.4 91.8-98.4 9 3.6 1.6- 8.2
40,000 or more 538 530 98.3 96.2-99.3 8 1.7 0.7- 3.8
WIC recipient
No 927 902 98.5 97.1-99.2 25 1.5 0.8- 2.9
Yes 833 753 91.7 88.8-93.9 80 8.3 6.1-11.2
Medicaid recipient
No 879 861 97.7 95.9-98.7 18 2.3 1.3- 4.1
Yes 897 810 92.7 90.0-94.7 87 7.3 5.3-10.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 329 294 88.9 84.8-92.0 35 11.1 8.0-15.2
1500-2499 grams 550 517 93.7 91.2-95.5 33 6.3 4.5- 8.8
2500+ grams 892 855 95.5 93.9-96.8 37 4.5 3.2- 6.1

*Survey Question:
What were the sources of your family income during the past 12 months? 50f. Social Security,
Worker's Compensation, veterans benefits, or pensions

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