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2001 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 1443 1353 93.9 92.0-95.3 90 6.1 4.7- 8.0
Age
< 20 years 193 182 93.0 86.0-96.7 11 7.0 3.3-14.0
20-24 years 389 361 92.3 87.8-95.2 28 7.7 4.8-12.2
25-34 years 712 672 95.3 92.9-97.0 40 4.7 3.0- 7.1
35+ years 149 138 92.1 84.1-96.3 11 7.9 3.7-15.9
Race
White 982 925 94.3 92.1-95.9 57 5.7 4.1- 7.9
Black 413 382 92.1 87.3-95.2 31 7.9 4.8-12.7
Other 48 46 99.6 98.6-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 156 145 92.8 85.6-96.6 11 7.2 3.4-14.4
No 1286 1207 94.1 92.1-95.6 79 5.9 4.4- 7.9
Education
< High School 311 292 93.7 88.9-96.5 19 6.3 3.5-11.1
High School 458 435 94.8 91.0-97.0 23 5.2 3.0- 9.0
> High School 671 623 93.4 90.6-95.4 48 6.6 4.6- 9.4
Marital Status
Married 932 877 95.1 93.0-96.6 55 4.9 3.4- 7.0
Other 511 476 91.5 87.4-94.4 35 8.5 5.6-12.6
Income
15,999 or less 442 413 92.7 88.4-95.5 29 7.3 4.5-11.6
16,000-24,999 162 153 95.0 88.7-97.9 9 5.0 2.1-11.3
25,000-39,999 221 205 90.7 84.0-94.8 16 9.3 5.2-16.0
40,000 or more 484 456 95.5 92.7-97.3 28 4.5 2.7- 7.3
WIC recipient
No 732 693 94.9 92.4-96.6 39 5.1 3.4- 7.6
Yes 702 651 92.8 89.8-95.0 51 7.2 5.0-10.2
Medicaid recipient
No 718 678 94.4 91.8-96.2 40 5.6 3.8- 8.2
Yes 725 675 93.4 90.5-95.5 50 6.6 4.5- 9.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 269 249 92.8 89.5-95.2 20 7.2 4.8-10.5
1500 - 2499 grams 433 406 93.8 91.2-95.7 27 6.2 4.3- 8.8
2500+ grams 741 698 93.9 91.9-95.5 43 6.1 4.5- 8.1

#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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