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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 1417 926 63.8 60.5-66.9 491 36.2 33.1-39.5
Age
< 20 years 158 110 69.6 59.4-78.2 48 30.4 21.8-40.6
20-24 years 364 268 72.5 66.1-78.0 96 27.5 22.0-33.9
25-34 years 724 438 58.3 53.7-62.8 286 41.7 37.2-46.3
35+ years 171 110 62.9 53.0-71.8 61 37.1 28.2-47.0
Race
White 1022 646 63.8 60.1-67.4 376 36.2 32.6-39.9
Black 351 249 64.4 56.7-71.5 102 35.6 28.5-43.3
Other 44 31 58.4 40.0-74.8 13 41.6 25.2-60.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 114 72.7 63.3-80.5 43 27.3 19.5-36.7
No 1258 810 62.4 58.8-65.8 448 37.6 34.2-41.2
Education
< High School 268 218 78.8 71.5-84.7 50 21.2 15.3-28.5
High School 430 299 66.0 59.8-71.7 131 34.0 28.3-40.2
> High School 715 406 56.4 51.8-60.9 309 43.6 39.1-48.2
Marital Status
Married 960 573 58.5 54.6-62.3 387 41.5 37.7-45.4
Other 457 353 75.8 69.9-80.9 104 24.2 19.1-30.1
Income
15,999 or less 396 304 74.7 68.2-80.2 92 25.3 19.8-31.8
16,000-24,999 155 113 71.8 62.0-79.9 42 28.2 20.1-38.0
25,000-39,999 215 139 63.8 55.2-71.6 76 36.2 28.4-44.8
40,000 or more 529 275 50.4 45.2-55.6 254 49.6 44.4-54.8
WIC recipient
No 783 460 57.1 52.7-61.4 323 42.9 38.6-47.3
Yes 625 460 72.4 67.5-76.9 165 27.6 23.1-32.5
Medicaid recipient
No 757 434 55.5 51.1-59.8 323 44.5 40.2-48.9
Yes 660 492 73.7 68.9-78.0 168 26.3 22.0-31.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 256 181 71.9 66.6-76.7 75 28.1 23.3-33.4
1500 - 2499 grams 419 284 68.9 64.4-73.0 135 31.1 27.0-35.6
2500+ grams 742 461 63.3 59.8-66.7 281 36.7 33.3-40.2

#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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