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Unemployment Benefits: 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 1705 96.3 95.0-97.3 72 3.7 2.7- 5.0
Age
< 20 years 271 264 97.2 92.5-99.0 7 2.8 1.0- 7.5
20-24 years 464 444 96.0 92.8-97.8 20 4.0 2.2- 7.2
25-34 years 840 799 95.9 93.8-97.3 41 4.1 2.7- 6.2
35+ years 202 198 97.9 92.9-99.4 4 2.1 0.6- 7.1
Mother's Race
White 1191 1154 97.0 95.6-98.0 37 3.0 2.0- 4.4
African American 522 489 94.3 90.5-96.6 33 5.7 3.4- 9.5
Other Minorities 64 62 96.2 79.8-99.4 2 3.8 0.6-20.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 113 111 97.1 89.2-99.3 2 2.9 0.7-10.8
No 1664 1594 96.3 94.9-97.3 70 3.7 2.7- 5.1
Education
< High School 412 395 96.0 92.6-97.9 17 4.0 2.1- 7.4
High School 585 560 96.6 93.9-98.1 25 3.4 1.9- 6.1
> High School 779 749 96.3 94.3-97.7 30 3.7 2.3- 5.7
Marital Status
Married 1164 1121 96.6 95.1-97.7 43 3.4 2.3- 4.9
Other 613 584 95.7 92.7-97.5 29 4.3 2.5- 7.3
Income
15,999 or less 518 490 95.3 92.0-97.2 28 4.7 2.8- 8.0
16,000-24,999 276 256 94.1 89.3-96.8 20 5.9 3.2-10.7
25,000-39,999 269 261 97.2 93.2-98.8 8 2.8 1.2- 6.8
40,000 or more 538 529 98.0 95.8-99.1 9 2.0 0.9- 4.2
WIC recipient
No 927 901 97.1 95.3-98.2 26 2.9 1.8- 4.7
Yes 834 788 95.4 93.1-97.0 46 4.6 3.0- 6.9
Medicaid recipient
No 879 858 97.2 95.4-98.3 21 2.8 1.7- 4.6
Yes 898 847 95.4 93.2-96.9 51 4.6 3.1- 6.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 329 316 96.3 93.6-97.9 13 3.7 2.1- 6.4
1500-2499 grams 550 522 94.9 92.7-96.5 28 5.1 3.5- 7.3
2500+ grams 893 862 96.4 95.0-97.5 31 3.6 2.5- 5.0

*Survey Question:
What were the sources of your family income during the past 12 months? 50c. Unemployment benefits

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