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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 1445 856 59.5 56.2-62.7 589 40.5 37.3-43.8
Age
< 20 years 195 114 54.5 45.0-63.7 81 45.5 36.3-55.0
20-24 years 389 240 62.1 55.6-68.2 149 37.9 31.8-44.4
25-34 years 712 394 56.8 52.1-61.3 318 43.2 38.7-47.9
35+ years 149 108 73.5 63.2-81.7 41 26.5 18.3-36.8
Race
White 983 564 58.6 54.7-62.4 419 41.4 37.6-45.3
Black 414 261 60.7 53.6-67.3 153 39.3 32.7-46.4
Other 48 31 70.5 51.4-84.4 17 29.5 15.6-48.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 115 73.6 64.1-81.3 42 26.4 18.7-35.9
No 1287 740 57.3 53.8-60.8 547 42.7 39.2-46.2
Education
< High School 313 233 73.2 66.1-79.3 80 26.8 20.7-33.9
High School 458 263 57.2 51.0-63.1 195 42.8 36.9-49.0
> High School 671 357 53.6 48.9-58.3 314 46.4 41.7-51.1
Marital Status
Married 932 524 57.6 53.6-61.5 408 42.4 38.5-46.4
Other 513 332 63.2 57.1-68.9 181 36.8 31.1-42.9
Income
15,999 or less 444 303 70.3 64.1-75.9 141 29.7 24.1-35.9
16,000-24,999 162 92 56.7 46.8-66.1 70 43.3 33.9-53.2
25,000-39,999 221 128 59.1 50.6-67.1 93 40.9 32.9-49.4
40,000 or more 484 246 51.1 45.7-56.5 238 48.9 43.5-54.3
WIC recipient
No 732 385 54.1 49.6-58.7 347 45.9 41.3-50.4
Yes 704 464 64.4 59.5-68.9 240 35.6 31.1-40.5
Medicaid recipient
No 718 374 52.5 48.0-57.0 344 47.5 43.0-52.0
Yes 727 482 66.7 61.9-71.1 245 33.3 28.9-38.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 270 166 62.6 57.2-67.7 104 37.4 32.3-42.8
1500 - 2499 grams 434 261 61.5 56.9-65.8 173 38.5 34.2-43.1
2500+ grams 741 429 59.3 55.7-62.8 312 40.7 37.2-44.3

#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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