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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 525 491 91.7 87.7-94.5 34 8.3 5.5-12.3
Age
< 20 years 106 93 80.9 68.0-89.4 13 19.1 10.6-32.0
20-24 years 178 168 90.7 82.7-95.2 10 9.3 4.8-17.3
25-34 years 189 182 98.2 93.1-99.6 7 1.8 0.4- 6.9
35+ years 52 48 95.0 78.7-99.0 4 5.0 1.0-21.3
Race
White 303 288 93.9 89.0-96.6 15 6.1 3.4-11.0
Black 203 187 88.1 79.4-93.4 16 11.9 6.6-20.6
Other 19 16 87.5 53.1-97.7 3 12.5 2.3-46.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 53 50 89.8 72.9-96.6 3 10.2 3.4-27.1
No 471 440 92.0 87.7-94.9 31 8.0 5.1-12.3
Education
< High School 167 157 90.2 81.3-95.2 10 9.8 4.8-18.7
High School 205 187 90.0 82.6-94.4 18 10.0 5.6-17.4
> High School 151 146 97.0 90.3-99.1 5 3.0 0.9- 9.7
Marital Status
Married 223 214 94.2 88.0-97.3 9 5.8 2.7-12.0
Other 302 277 89.8 83.8-93.8 25 10.2 6.2-16.2
Income
15,999 or less 233 214 90.2 83.0-94.6 19 9.8 5.4-17.0
16,000-24,999 63 56 85.2 68.2-93.9 7 14.8 6.1-31.8
25,000-39,999 69 67 97.5 85.8-99.6 2 2.5 0.4-14.2
40,000 or more 95 94 98.3 89.0-99.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.0
WIC recipient
No 200 197 97.9 92.2-99.5 3 2.1 0.5- 7.8
Yes 324 293 88.1 82.2-92.2 31 11.9 7.8-17.8
Medicaid recipient
No 178 175 96.5 89.5-98.9 3 3.5 1.1-10.5
Yes 347 316 89.2 83.6-93.0 31 10.8 7.0-16.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 115 109 94.8 89.5-97.5 6 5.2 2.5-10.5
1500 - 2499 grams 167 158 94.5 89.8-97.1 9 5.5 2.9-10.2
2500+ grams 243 224 91.4 86.9-94.5 19 8.6 5.5-13.1

#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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