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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 1825 604 33.5 30.7-36.4 1221 66.5 63.6-69.3
Age
< 20 years 230 60 27.6 20.5-36.0 170 72.4 64.0-79.5
20-24 years 485 153 32.9 27.5-38.8 332 67.1 61.2-72.5
25-34 years 896 301 33.2 29.3-37.3 595 66.8 62.7-70.7
35+ years 214 90 43.5 34.9-52.4 124 56.5 47.6-65.1
Race
White 1219 411 34.3 31.1-37.8 808 65.7 62.2-68.9
Black 548 178 30.8 25.4-36.9 370 69.2 63.1-74.6
Other 58 15 34.2 19.5-52.7 43 65.8 47.3-80.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 39 24.0 16.5-33.6 110 76.0 66.4-83.5
No 1675 565 34.7 31.7-37.8 1110 65.3 62.2-68.3
Education
< High School 397 115 31.8 26.0-38.3 282 68.2 61.7-74.0
High School 599 208 35.1 30.2-40.4 391 64.9 59.6-69.8
> High School 827 280 33.3 29.3-37.6 547 66.7 62.4-70.7
Marital Status
Married 1165 401 35.4 31.9-39.0 764 64.6 61.0-68.1
Other 660 203 29.8 25.2-34.9 457 70.2 65.1-74.8
Income
15,999 or less 541 185 31.7 26.5-37.3 356 68.3 62.7-73.5
16,000-24,999 247 79 34.6 27.3-42.8 168 65.4 57.2-72.7
25,000-39,999 263 88 33.9 26.8-41.7 175 66.1 58.3-73.2
40,000 or more 613 207 36.0 31.2-41.0 406 64.0 59.0-68.8
WIC recipient
No 982 342 35.1 31.2-39.1 640 64.9 60.9-68.8
Yes 838 260 31.8 27.8-36.2 578 68.2 63.8-72.2
Medicaid recipient
No 897 305 34.7 30.8-38.8 592 65.3 61.2-69.2
Yes 928 299 32.3 28.3-36.6 629 67.7 63.4-71.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 361 123 33.9 29.6-38.5 238 66.1 61.5-70.4
1500 - 2499 grams 574 178 30.8 27.2-34.5 396 69.2 65.5-72.8
2500+ grams 890 303 33.7 30.7-36.9 587 66.3 63.1-69.3

#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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