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Heard of First Step Hotline*

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 1756 1009 58.6 55.5-61.6 747 41.4 38.4-44.5
Age
< 20 years 266 123 43.8 35.7-52.2 143 56.2 47.8-64.3
20-24 years 460 227 50.0 44.0-56.0 233 50.0 44.0-56.0
25-34 years 830 519 64.5 60.2-68.6 311 35.5 31.4-39.8
35+ years 200 140 73.0 64.2-80.3 60 27.0 19.7-35.8
Mother's Race
White 1174 747 62.9 59.4-66.4 427 37.1 33.6-40.6
African American 518 224 44.3 38.1-50.6 294 55.7 49.4-61.9
Other Minorities 64 38 65.4 48.5-79.1 26 34.6 20.9-51.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 105 52 54.9 43.5-65.8 53 45.1 34.2-56.5
No 1651 957 58.9 55.7-62.0 694 41.1 38.0-44.3
Education
< High School 401 181 46.8 40.2-53.4 220 53.2 46.6-59.8
High School 583 298 52.2 46.6-57.7 285 47.8 42.3-53.4
> High School 771 529 69.0 64.8-72.9 242 31.0 27.1-35.2
Marital Status
Married 1153 739 64.9 61.3-68.4 414 35.1 31.6-38.7
Other 603 270 44.3 38.8-49.9 333 55.7 50.1-61.2
Income
15,999 or less 511 206 40.8 35.1-46.8 305 59.2 53.2-64.9
16,000-24,999 274 152 53.6 45.7-61.3 122 46.4 38.7-54.3
25,000-39,999 267 171 65.4 57.8-72.3 96 34.6 27.7-42.2
40,000 or more 535 392 74.6 69.7-78.9 143 25.4 21.1-30.3
WIC recipient
No 919 640 71.3 67.4-74.9 279 28.7 25.1-32.6
Yes 823 358 44.1 39.6-48.7 465 55.9 51.3-60.4
Medicaid recipient
No 870 610 70.5 66.5-74.1 260 29.5 25.9-33.5
Yes 886 399 45.5 41.0-50.0 487 54.5 50.0-59.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 325 188 56.9 51.3-62.3 137 43.1 37.7-48.7
1500-2499 grams 545 290 51.8 47.6-56.1 255 48.2 43.9-52.4
2500+ grams 881 527 59.1 55.7-62.3 354 40.9 37.7-44.3

*Survey Question:
Please tell us if you have heard of the following North Carolina programs. 61a. First Step
Hotline (1-800-FOR BABY)

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