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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

What were the sources of your household's income during the past 12 months? AID SUCH AS TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF), WELFARE, PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, GENERAL ASSISTANCE, FOOD STAMPS, OR SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1825 1563 87.8 85.6-89.6 262 12.2 10.4-14.4
Age
< 20 years 228 185 82.4 74.6-88.1 43 17.6 11.9-25.4
20-24 years 487 382 80.6 75.4-84.9 105 19.4 15.1-24.6
25-34 years 897 801 91.9 89.2-94.0 96 8.1 6.0-10.8
35+ years 213 195 93.4 86.9-96.8 18 6.6 3.2-13.1
Race
White 1217 1120 91.9 89.7-93.8 97 8.1 6.2-10.3
Black 550 391 73.6 67.7-78.7 159 26.4 21.3-32.3
Other 58 52 98.3 95.9-99.3 6 1.7 0.7- 4.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 126 84.1 75.3-90.2 23 15.9 9.8-24.7
No 1675 1436 88.2 85.9-90.1 239 11.8 9.9-14.1
Education
< High School 396 287 73.7 67.6-79.1 109 26.3 20.9-32.4
High School 598 490 87.0 83.1-90.2 108 13.0 9.8-16.9
> High School 829 784 96.0 93.8-97.4 45 4.0 2.6- 6.2
Marital Status
Married 1166 1089 94.8 92.8-96.2 77 5.2 3.8- 7.2
Other 659 474 73.9 68.9-78.4 185 26.1 21.6-31.1
Income
15,999 or less 543 382 74.0 68.6-78.8 161 26.0 21.2-31.4
16,000-24,999 247 208 86.7 80.0-91.4 39 13.3 8.6-20.0
25,000-39,999 264 246 96.6 92.2-98.6 18 3.4 1.4- 7.8
40,000 or more 614 604 98.7 96.9-99.5 10 1.3 0.5- 3.1
WIC recipient
No 982 924 96.0 94.0-97.3 58 4.0 2.7- 6.0
Yes 837 634 79.0 75.1-82.4 203 21.0 17.6-24.9
Medicaid recipient
No 897 869 98.1 96.6-99.0 28 1.9 1.0- 3.4
Yes 928 694 77.4 73.5-80.9 234 22.6 19.1-26.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 361 294 81.4 77.5-84.8 67 18.6 15.2-22.5
1500 - 2499 grams 574 475 81.6 78.3-84.6 99 18.4 15.4-21.7
2500+ grams 890 794 88.3 85.9-90.3 96 11.7 9.7-14.1

#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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