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Infant Alive Now*

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 1678 86 0.5 0.4- 0.7 1592 99.5 99.3-99.6
Age
< 20 years 254 23 1.1 0.7- 1.8 231 98.9 98.2-99.3
20-24 years 442 20 0.4 0.3- 0.7 422 99.6 99.3-99.7
25-34 years 795 33 0.4 0.3- 0.6 762 99.6 99.4-99.7
35+ years 187 10 0.6 0.3- 1.2 177 99.4 98.8-99.7
Mother's Race
White 1121 46 0.4 0.3- 0.5 1075 99.6 99.5-99.7
African American 496 37 1.0 0.7- 1.5 459 99.0 98.5-99.3
Other Minorities 61 3 0.5 0.1- 1.5 58 99.5 98.5-99.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 98 6 0.6 0.2- 1.3 92 99.4 98.7-99.8
No 1580 80 0.5 0.4- 0.7 1500 99.5 99.3-99.6
Education
< High School 382 24 0.8 0.5- 1.2 358 99.2 98.8-99.5
High School 550 36 0.7 0.5- 1.1 514 99.3 98.9-99.5
> High School 745 26 0.3 0.2- 0.5 719 99.7 99.5-99.8
Marital Status
Married 1099 37 0.3 0.2- 0.4 1062 99.7 99.6-99.8
Other 579 49 1.1 0.8- 1.5 530 98.9 98.5-99.2
Income
15,999 or less 473 28 0.7 0.5- 1.1 445 99.3 98.9-99.5
16,000-24,999 268 19 0.7 0.4- 1.1 249 99.3 98.9-99.6
25,000-39,999 260 8 0.3 0.1- 0.5 252 99.7 99.5-99.9
40,000 or more 512 20 0.4 0.3- 0.7 492 99.6 99.3-99.7
WIC recipient
No 881 40 0.4 0.3- 0.6 841 99.6 99.4-99.7
Yes 783 46 0.7 0.5- 0.9 737 99.3 99.1-99.5
Medicaid recipient
No 838 34 0.4 0.3- 0.6 804 99.6 99.4-99.7
Yes 840 52 0.7 0.5- 1.0 788 99.3 99.0-99.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 308 74 24.1 19.5-29.3 234 75.9 70.7-80.5
1500-2499 grams 527 10 2.0 1.1- 3.7 517 98.0 96.3-98.9
2500+ grams 839 0 0.0 - 839 100 -

*Survey Question:
41. Is your baby alive now?

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