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Services Received During Pregnancy: Food Stamps*

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 1736 1423 84.0 81.6-86.2 313 16.0 13.8-18.4
Age
< 20 years 267 213 81.5 74.3-87.0 54 18.5 13.0-25.7
20-24 years 454 338 75.2 69.6-80.1 116 24.8 19.9-30.4
25-34 years 817 698 87.8 84.6-90.5 119 12.2 9.5-15.4
35+ years 198 174 92.3 85.8-96.0 24 7.7 4.0-14.2
Mother's Race
White 1160 1007 86.7 84.0-89.1 153 13.3 10.9-16.0
African American 515 361 74.4 68.6-79.4 154 25.6 20.6-31.4
Other Minorities 61 55 95.4 84.6-98.8 6 4.6 1.2-15.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 110 57 52.5 41.3-63.4 53 47.5 36.6-58.7
No 1626 1366 87.0 84.7-89.0 260 13.0 11.0-15.3
Education
< High School 402 272 70.2 63.9-75.9 130 29.8 24.1-36.1
High School 580 440 77.4 72.4-81.7 140 22.6 18.3-27.6
> High School 753 710 96.0 93.8-97.4 43 4.0 2.6- 6.2
Marital Status
Married 1132 1024 92.7 90.4-94.4 108 7.3 5.6- 9.6
Other 604 399 65.3 59.8-70.4 205 34.7 29.6-40.2
Income
15,999 or less 511 304 62.3 56.4-67.9 207 37.7 32.1-43.6
16,000-24,999 272 232 88.3 82.3-92.4 40 11.7 7.6-17.7
25,000-39,999 266 256 96.4 92.0-98.4 10 3.6 1.6- 8.0
40,000 or more 517 514 99.6 97.7-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 2.3
WIC recipient
No 904 855 94.7 92.4-96.4 49 5.3 3.6- 7.6
Yes 817 553 72.1 67.8-76.0 264 27.9 24.0-32.2
Medicaid recipient
No 853 839 98.0 96.2-98.9 14 2.0 1.1- 3.8
Yes 883 584 68.9 64.5-72.9 299 31.1 27.1-35.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 325 260 79.5 74.6-83.7 65 20.5 16.3-25.4
1500-2499 grams 536 414 75.2 71.2-78.8 122 24.8 21.2-28.8
2500+ grams 870 746 84.8 82.1-87.1 124 15.2 12.9-17.9

*Survey Question:
During you most recent pregnancy, did you get any of these services? 60e. Food Stamps

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