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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

What were the sources of your household's income during the past 12 months? AID SUCH AS TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF), WELFARE, PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, GENERAL ASSISTANCE, FOOD STAMPS, OR SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1663 1394 85.5 83.1-87.6 269 14.5 12.4-16.9
Age
< 20 years 229 167 74.4 66.0-81.4 62 25.6 18.6-34.0
20-24 years 440 332 75.4 69.6-80.4 108 24.6 19.6-30.4
25-34 years 807 724 93.0 90.3-94.9 83 7.0 5.1- 9.7
35+ years 187 171 91.1 83.5-95.4 16 8.9 4.6-16.5
Race
White 1128 1011 89.7 87.1-91.8 117 10.3 8.2-12.9
Black 475 330 72.4 66.1-77.9 145 27.6 22.1-33.9
Other 60 53 91.8 77.2-97.3 7 8.2 2.7-22.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 157 85.7 77.6-91.1 20 14.3 8.9-22.4
No 1484 1235 85.5 82.9-87.7 249 14.5 12.3-17.1
Education
< High School 367 259 71.5 64.9-77.3 108 28.5 22.7-35.1
High School 517 411 82.8 77.9-86.7 106 17.2 13.3-22.1
> High School 774 719 94.0 91.4-95.9 55 6.0 4.1- 8.6
Marital Status
Married 1050 986 93.9 91.7-95.6 64 6.1 4.4- 8.3
Other 613 408 69.6 64.3-74.5 205 30.4 25.5-35.7
Income
15,999 or less 512 340 67.2 61.3-72.7 172 32.8 27.3-38.7
16,000-24,999 183 146 85.0 77.1-90.5 37 15.0 9.5-22.9
25,000-39,999 250 233 94.1 88.4-97.1 17 5.9 2.9-11.6
40,000 or more 559 553 99.6 98.3-99.9 6 0.4 0.1- 1.7
WIC recipient
No 862 807 96.6 94.5-97.8 55 3.4 2.2- 5.5
Yes 792 579 73.5 69.1-77.4 213 26.5 22.6-30.9
Medicaid recipient
No 826 811 98.9 97.5-99.5 15 1.1 0.5- 2.5
Yes 837 583 71.3 66.9-75.4 254 28.7 24.6-33.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 322 256 78.4 73.9-82.3 66 21.6 17.7-26.1
1500 - 2499 grams 500 402 78.9 75.1-82.3 98 21.1 17.7-24.9
2500+ grams 841 736 86.1 83.4-88.4 105 13.9 11.6-16.6

#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.

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