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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 257 244 94.1 87.7-97.2 13 5.9 2.8-12.3
Age
< 20 years 28 26 90.5 56.9-98.6 2 9.5 1.4-43.1
20-24 years 60 55 93.7 77.4-98.5 5 6.3 1.5-22.6
25-34 years 136 131 95.5 85.7-98.7 5 4.5 1.3-14.3
35+ years 33 32 92.0 60.2-98.9 1 8.0 1.1-39.8
Race
White 159 148 94.4 86.5-97.8 11 5.6 2.2-13.5
Black 88 86 92.4 74.4-98.1 2 7.6 1.9-25.6
Other 10 10 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 23 87.8 57.7-97.4 4 12.2 2.6-42.3
No 230 221 95.0 88.2-97.9 9 5.0 2.1-11.8
Education
< High School 51 44 89.1 70.8-96.5 7 10.9 3.5-29.2
High School 76 72 88.3 70.0-96.1 4 11.7 3.9-30.0
> High School 129 127 99.7 98.8-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
Marital Status
Married 151 143 95.5 87.0-98.5 8 4.5 1.5-13.0
Other 106 101 92.1 79.1-97.3 5 7.9 2.7-20.9
Income
15,999 or less 81 73 85.0 68.0-93.8 8 15.0 6.2-32.0
16,000-24,999 22 22 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 33 32 93.0 63.9-99.0 1 7.0 1.0-36.1
40,000 or more 93 91 99.6 98.3-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
WIC recipient
No 135 132 97.8 88.6-99.6 3 2.2 0.4-11.4
Yes 120 111 90.3 78.8-95.9 9 9.7 4.1-21.2
Medicaid recipient
No 130 128 99.7 98.8-99.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
Yes 127 116 88.4 76.6-94.6 11 11.6 5.4-23.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 85 83 97.8 92.4-99.4 2 2.2 0.6- 7.6
1500 - 2499 grams 85 79 92.8 85.3-96.6 6 7.2 3.4-14.7
2500+ grams 87 82 94.0 86.5-97.5 5 6.0 2.5-13.5

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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