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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 1633 744 47.8 44.7-51.0 889 52.2 49.0-55.3
Age
< 20 years 228 75 34.2 26.3-43.0 153 65.8 57.0-73.7
20-24 years 436 145 33.1 27.6-39.1 291 66.9 60.9-72.4
25-34 years 789 415 57.0 52.5-61.4 374 43.0 38.6-47.5
35+ years 180 109 61.7 51.9-70.6 71 38.3 29.4-48.1
Race
White 1107 582 53.2 49.5-56.9 525 46.8 43.1-50.5
Black 468 134 31.1 25.2-37.6 334 68.9 62.4-74.8
Other 58 28 55.8 39.4-71.1 30 44.2 28.9-60.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 167 69 39.5 30.7-49.1 98 60.5 50.9-69.3
No 1464 674 49.1 45.7-52.4 790 50.9 47.6-54.3
Education
< High School 359 97 28.6 22.7-35.4 262 71.4 64.6-77.3
High School 511 172 34.9 29.6-40.6 339 65.1 59.4-70.4
> High School 759 474 66.0 61.6-70.2 285 34.0 29.8-38.4
Marital Status
Married 1031 587 59.7 55.8-63.4 444 40.3 36.6-44.2
Other 602 157 25.7 21.1-31.0 445 74.3 69.0-78.9
Income
15,999 or less 501 110 22.8 18.1-28.4 391 77.2 71.6-81.9
16,000-24,999 182 55 30.9 22.9-40.3 127 69.1 59.7-77.1
25,000-39,999 246 108 43.9 36.1-52.1 138 56.1 47.9-63.9
40,000 or more 553 404 76.7 72.1-80.8 149 23.3 19.2-27.9
WIC recipient
No 845 543 69.0 64.9-72.8 302 31.0 27.2-35.1
Yes 779 197 25.3 21.4-29.6 582 74.7 70.4-78.6
Medicaid recipient
No 811 558 72.5 68.5-76.2 253 27.5 23.8-31.5
Yes 822 186 21.9 18.2-26.1 636 78.1 73.9-81.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 134 40.4 35.6-45.5 183 59.6 54.5-64.4
1500 - 2499 grams 492 185 35.4 31.4-39.6 307 64.6 60.4-68.6
2500+ grams 824 425 48.8 45.4-52.3 399 51.2 47.7-54.6

#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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