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Previous Live Birth*

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 1758 871 46.5 43.5-49.6 887 53.5 50.4-56.5
Age
< 20 years 263 210 83.4 76.3-88.7 53 16.6 11.3-23.7
20-24 years 457 232 48.0 42.1-54.0 225 52.0 46.0-57.9
25-34 years 836 363 38.7 34.6-43.0 473 61.3 57.0-65.4
35+ years 202 66 29.1 21.8-37.8 136 70.9 62.2-78.2
Mother's Race
White 1175 619 48.9 45.3-52.5 556 51.1 47.5-54.7
African American 519 219 39.1 33.2-45.4 300 60.9 54.6-66.8
Other Minorities 64 33 47.5 32.0-63.5 31 52.5 36.5-68.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 107 44 36.9 26.9-48.2 63 63.1 51.8-73.1
No 1651 827 47.4 44.2-50.6 824 52.6 49.4-55.8
Education
< High School 401 205 52.4 45.7-58.9 196 47.6 41.1-54.3
High School 579 245 37.0 31.9-42.6 334 63.0 57.4-68.1
> High School 777 420 49.8 45.5-54.2 357 50.2 45.8-54.5
Marital Status
Married 1153 548 43.1 39.6-46.8 605 56.9 53.2-60.4
Other 605 323 54.0 48.4-59.5 282 46.0 40.5-51.6
Income
15,999 or less 508 216 44.4 38.5-50.4 292 55.6 49.6-61.5
16,000-24,999 275 134 45.7 38.1-53.6 141 54.3 46.4-61.9
25,000-39,999 267 124 38.9 31.7-46.5 143 61.1 53.5-68.3
40,000 or more 536 305 51.2 45.9-56.4 231 48.8 43.6-54.1
WIC recipient
No 924 476 46.7 42.6-50.8 448 53.3 49.2-57.4
Yes 819 388 46.3 41.8-50.9 431 53.7 49.1-58.2
Medicaid recipient
No 876 466 47.3 43.2-51.5 410 52.7 48.5-56.8
Yes 882 405 45.6 41.1-50.2 477 54.4 49.8-58.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 327 178 55.1 49.5-60.5 149 44.9 39.5-50.5
1500-2499 grams 539 276 49.0 44.8-53.3 263 51.0 46.7-55.2
2500+ grams 887 414 46.2 42.9-49.5 473 53.8 50.5-57.1

*Survey Question:
1. Before your new baby, did you ever have any other babies who were born alive?

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