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Heard of WIC 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 1770 140 7.9 6.5- 9.7 1630 92.1 90.3-93.5
Age
< 20 years 270 5 2.7 0.9- 7.6 265 97.3 92.4-99.1
20-24 years 462 11 0.7 0.2- 1.9 451 99.3 98.1-99.8
25-34 years 836 96 12.5 9.9-15.6 740 87.5 84.4-90.1
35+ years 202 28 12.7 7.9-19.9 174 87.3 80.1-92.1
Mother's Race
White 1185 122 9.6 7.7-11.8 1063 90.4 88.2-92.3
African American 521 9 1.4 0.5- 4.1 512 98.6 95.9-99.5
Other Minorities 64 9 18.4 8.7-34.8 55 81.6 65.2-91.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 111 5 3.6 1.0-11.6 106 96.4 88.4-99.0
No 1659 135 8.3 6.8-10.2 1524 91.7 89.8-93.2
Education
< High School 410 8 2.8 1.2- 6.3 402 97.2 93.7-98.8
High School 583 17 2.1 1.0- 4.5 566 97.9 95.5-99.0
> High School 776 115 14.5 11.7-17.8 661 85.5 82.2-88.3
Marital Status
Married 1159 129 10.5 8.5-12.9 1030 89.5 87.1-91.5
Other 611 11 2.2 1.0- 4.8 600 97.8 95.2-99.0
Income
15,999 or less 517 3 1.0 0.3- 3.8 514 99.0 96.2-99.7
16,000-24,999 275 4 1.1 0.2- 5.7 271 98.9 94.3-99.8
25,000-39,999 268 16 6.7 3.7-11.7 252 93.3 88.3-96.3
40,000 or more 535 107 18.6 14.9-23.0 428 81.4 77.0-85.1
WIC recipient
No 924 124 13.2 10.7-16.2 800 86.8 83.8-89.3
Yes 831 7 1.2 0.5- 3.0 824 98.8 97.0-99.5
Medicaid recipient
No 874 130 14.0 11.4-17.0 744 86.0 83.0-88.6
Yes 896 10 1.3 0.5- 3.0 886 98.7 97.0-99.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 328 20 5.9 3.8- 9.0 308 94.1 91.0-96.2
1500-2499 grams 548 43 7.0 5.2- 9.3 505 93.0 90.7-94.8
2500+ grams 889 77 8.0 6.4- 9.9 812 92.0 90.1-93.6

*Survey Question:
Please tell us if you have heard of the following North Carolina programs. 61e. WIC

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