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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 1772 1302 74.2 71.4-76.8 470 25.8 23.2-28.6
Age
< 20 years 220 155 70.4 61.7-77.8 65 29.6 22.2-38.3
20-24 years 470 302 65.7 59.7-71.2 168 34.3 28.8-40.3
25-34 years 874 689 79.6 75.9-82.9 185 20.4 17.1-24.1
35+ years 208 156 75.0 66.2-82.1 52 25.0 17.9-33.8
Race
White 1181 931 79.2 76.0-82.0 250 20.8 18.0-24.0
Black 533 330 59.4 53.0-65.5 203 40.6 34.5-47.0
Other 58 41 69.9 51.3-83.7 17 30.1 16.3-48.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 136 102 71.2 60.8-79.7 34 28.8 20.3-39.2
No 1635 1199 74.5 71.5-77.2 436 25.5 22.8-28.5
Education
< High School 372 254 66.7 60.0-72.8 118 33.3 27.2-40.0
High School 585 399 68.4 63.1-73.2 186 31.6 26.8-36.9
> High School 813 647 82.1 78.4-85.3 166 17.9 14.7-21.6
Marital Status
Married 1132 902 80.4 77.2-83.2 230 19.6 16.8-22.8
Other 640 400 62.0 56.6-67.1 240 38.0 32.9-43.4
Income
15,999 or less 530 331 60.5 54.6-66.1 199 39.5 33.9-45.4
16,000-24,999 240 168 75.8 68.0-82.2 72 24.2 17.8-32.0
25,000-39,999 259 182 69.7 61.8-76.5 77 30.3 23.5-38.2
40,000 or more 604 518 86.9 83.1-90.0 86 13.1 10.0-16.9
WIC recipient
No 959 784 82.5 79.1-85.5 175 17.5 14.5-20.9
Yes 808 514 65.1 60.7-69.4 294 34.9 30.6-39.3
Medicaid recipient
No 875 725 83.8 80.4-86.7 150 16.2 13.3-19.6
Yes 897 577 64.4 60.0-68.6 320 35.6 31.4-40.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 348 251 71.7 67.2-75.9 97 28.3 24.1-32.8
1500 - 2499 grams 555 397 71.3 67.5-74.8 158 28.7 25.2-32.5
2500+ grams 869 654 74.4 71.4-77.2 215 25.6 22.8-28.6

#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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