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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 561 517 91.4 87.7-94.1 44 8.6 5.9-12.3
Age
< 20 years 105 98 92.9 81.6-97.5 7 7.1 2.5-18.4
20-24 years 181 163 88.2 80.2-93.2 18 11.8 6.8-19.8
25-34 years 209 192 92.0 85.3-95.8 17 8.0 4.2-14.7
35+ years 66 64 96.9 84.6-99.5 2 3.1 0.5-15.4
Race
White 299 279 93.2 88.6-96.0 20 6.8 4.0-11.4
Black 243 220 88.4 80.5-93.4 23 11.6 6.6-19.5
Other 19 18 86.7 44.8-98.1 1 13.3 1.9-55.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 40 35 86.5 67.4-95.2 5 13.5 4.8-32.6
No 521 482 92.0 88.1-94.7 39 8.0 5.3-11.9
Education
< High School 181 157 87.6 79.4-92.9 24 12.4 7.1-20.6
High School 199 187 92.9 86.4-96.5 12 7.1 3.5-13.6
> High School 181 173 94.0 86.9-97.4 8 6.0 2.6-13.1
Marital Status
Married 246 231 92.4 86.4-95.8 15 7.6 4.2-13.6
Other 315 286 90.6 85.1-94.3 29 9.4 5.7-14.9
Income
15,999 or less 239 208 85.8 78.6-90.9 31 14.2 9.1-21.4
16,000-24,999 80 76 96.8 87.8-99.2 4 3.2 0.8-12.2
25,000-39,999 91 86 93.2 81.9-97.6 5 6.8 2.4-18.1
40,000 or more 91 89 97.2 85.2-99.5 2 2.8 0.5-14.8
WIC recipient
No 211 200 94.9 88.6-97.8 11 5.1 2.2-11.4
Yes 349 316 89.6 84.4-93.2 33 10.4 6.8-15.6
Medicaid recipient
No 167 165 98.8 93.3-99.8 2 1.2 0.2- 6.7
Yes 394 352 88.0 82.8-91.9 42 12.0 8.1-17.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 128 120 93.2 87.8-96.4 8 6.8 3.6-12.2
1500 - 2499 grams 181 166 90.8 85.5-94.3 15 9.2 5.7-14.5
2500+ grams 252 231 91.4 87.2-94.4 21 8.6 5.6-12.8

#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.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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