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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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During your pregnancy, were you on WIC (the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1657 862 51.6 48.4-54.7 795 48.4 45.3-51.6
Age
< 20 years 230 36 11.5 7.1-18.2 194 88.5 81.8-92.9
20-24 years 439 147 32.1 26.7-38.0 292 67.9 62.0-73.3
25-34 years 802 543 69.1 64.7-73.1 259 30.9 26.9-35.3
35+ years 186 136 74.4 65.0-82.0 50 25.6 18.0-35.0
Race
White 1127 691 60.0 56.3-63.5 436 40.0 36.5-43.7
Black 471 143 26.8 21.4-33.0 328 73.2 67.0-78.6
Other 59 28 51.9 35.9-67.5 31 48.1 32.5-64.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 55 26.2 19.0-35.0 122 73.8 65.0-81.0
No 1478 806 55.4 52.0-58.7 672 44.6 41.3-48.0
Education
< High School 368 81 17.9 13.3-23.8 287 82.1 76.2-86.7
High School 515 196 37.3 31.9-42.9 319 62.7 57.1-68.1
> High School 769 584 78.1 74.0-81.6 185 21.9 18.4-26.0
Marital Status
Married 1044 731 70.6 67.0-74.0 313 29.4 26.0-33.0
Other 613 131 16.2 12.6-20.6 482 83.8 79.4-87.4
Income
15,999 or less 509 97 14.7 11.0-19.4 412 85.3 80.6-89.0
16,000-24,999 182 52 27.9 20.3-37.0 130 72.1 63.0-79.7
25,000-39,999 249 151 60.1 51.9-67.7 98 39.9 32.3-48.1
40,000 or more 555 513 93.5 90.3-95.6 42 6.5 4.4- 9.7
WIC recipient
No 862 862 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 795 0 0.0 . - . 795 100 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 821 707 87.7 84.6-90.3 114 12.3 9.7-15.4
Yes 836 155 13.8 11.0-17.2 681 86.2 82.8-89.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 320 171 50.8 45.7-55.8 149 49.2 44.2-54.3
1500 - 2499 grams 498 218 41.1 36.9-45.3 280 58.9 54.7-63.1
2500+ grams 839 473 52.3 48.9-55.7 366 47.7 44.3-51.1

#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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