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2002 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 1532 290 19.1 16.8-21.7 1242 80.9 78.3-83.2
Age
< 20 years 198 48 26.6 19.3-35.6 150 73.4 64.4-80.7
20-24 years 399 91 25.0 20.0-30.8 308 75.0 69.2-80.0
25-34 years 747 117 14.8 12.0-18.3 630 85.2 81.7-88.0
35+ years 188 34 16.5 11.0-24.0 154 83.5 76.0-89.0
Race
White 1053 168 16.2 13.7-19.0 885 83.8 81.0-86.3
Black 406 97 24.5 19.0-30.8 309 75.5 69.2-81.0
Other 73 25 39.3 26.6-53.5 48 60.7 46.5-73.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 156 39 22.6 15.7-31.5 117 77.4 68.5-84.3
No 1376 251 18.7 16.2-21.4 1125 81.3 78.6-83.8
Education
< High School 343 92 28.1 22.6-34.4 251 71.9 65.6-77.4
High School 435 107 24.5 19.6-30.2 328 75.5 69.8-80.4
> High School 751 89 11.4 8.9-14.4 662 88.6 85.6-91.1
Marital Status
Married 973 151 14.7 12.2-17.6 822 85.3 82.4-87.8
Other 559 139 28.2 23.5-33.5 420 71.8 66.5-76.5
Income
15,999 or less 457 114 25.0 20.2-30.6 343 75.0 69.4-79.8
16,000-24,999 170 33 18.7 12.3-27.3 137 81.3 72.7-87.7
25,000-39,999 207 31 16.8 11.2-24.3 176 83.2 75.7-88.8
40,000 or more 549 64 11.9 9.0-15.5 485 88.1 84.5-91.0
WIC recipient
No 834 122 14.4 11.7-17.6 712 85.6 82.4-88.3
Yes 684 162 24.7 20.7-29.1 522 75.3 70.9-79.3
Medicaid recipient
No 755 101 13.9 11.2-17.2 654 86.1 82.8-88.8
Yes 777 189 24.9 21.2-29.1 588 75.1 70.9-78.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 688 135 20.9 18.0-24.1 553 79.1 75.9-82.0
2500+ grams 844 155 19.0 16.4-21.8 689 81.0 78.2-83.6

#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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