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Heard of Smart Start Program*

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 672 41.2 38.2-44.3 1084 58.8 55.7-61.8
Age
< 20 years 266 115 47.7 39.4-56.1 151 52.3 43.9-60.6
20-24 years 459 179 42.9 37.1-48.9 280 57.1 51.1-62.9
25-34 years 831 304 39.7 35.4-44.0 527 60.3 56.0-64.6
35+ years 200 74 35.7 27.5-44.7 126 64.3 55.3-72.5
Mother's Race
White 1177 512 45.9 42.3-49.5 665 54.1 50.5-57.7
African American 516 132 26.1 20.9-32.1 384 73.9 67.9-79.1
Other Minorities 63 28 45.4 29.8-62.1 35 54.6 37.9-70.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 103 69 73.1 62.1-81.9 34 26.9 18.1-37.9
No 1653 603 38.4 35.4-41.6 1050 61.6 58.4-64.6
Education
< High School 400 177 53.2 46.5-59.8 223 46.8 40.2-53.5
High School 582 218 40.7 35.3-46.3 364 59.3 53.7-64.7
> High School 773 276 35.5 31.4-39.8 497 64.5 60.2-68.6
Marital Status
Married 1157 459 41.7 38.2-45.4 698 58.3 54.6-61.8
Other 599 213 40.1 34.7-45.8 386 59.9 54.2-65.3
Income
15,999 or less 511 173 41.1 35.4-47.2 338 58.9 52.8-64.6
16,000-24,999 275 117 47.9 40.1-55.7 158 52.1 44.3-59.9
25,000-39,999 268 105 40.3 33.0-48.1 163 59.7 51.9-67.0
40,000 or more 536 202 36.7 31.8-41.9 334 63.3 58.1-68.2
WIC recipient
No 920 361 40.1 36.1-44.3 559 59.9 55.7-63.9
Yes 821 303 42.1 37.7-46.8 518 57.9 53.2-62.3
Medicaid recipient
No 874 355 41.0 37.0-45.1 519 59.0 54.9-63.0
Yes 882 317 41.5 37.1-46.1 565 58.5 53.9-62.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 323 114 35.4 30.2-40.9 209 64.6 59.1-69.8
1500-2499 grams 547 191 34.6 30.6-38.7 356 65.4 61.3-69.4
2500+ grams 881 364 41.8 38.6-45.1 517 58.2 54.9-61.4

*Survey Question:
Please tell us if you have heard of the following North Carolina programs. 61b. Smart Start

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