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2002 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 1550 1290 86.8 84.5-88.7 260 13.2 11.3-15.5
Age
< 20 years 200 132 71.8 63.0-79.2 68 28.2 20.8-37.0
20-24 years 405 316 81.2 76.0-85.4 89 18.8 14.6-24.0
25-34 years 755 665 91.2 88.4-93.3 90 8.8 6.7-11.6
35+ years 190 177 95.4 90.1-97.9 13 4.6 2.1- 9.9
Race
White 1064 948 90.4 88.1-92.3 116 9.6 7.7-11.9
Black 411 277 74.8 68.8-80.1 134 25.2 19.9-31.2
Other 75 65 86.1 73.6-93.3 10 13.9 6.7-26.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 127 76.9 68.1-83.8 37 23.1 16.2-31.9
No 1386 1163 88.0 85.7-90.0 223 12.0 10.0-14.3
Education
< High School 350 239 71.8 65.7-77.2 111 28.2 22.8-34.3
High School 443 353 86.6 82.1-90.1 90 13.4 9.9-17.9
> High School 754 697 94.4 92.2-96.1 57 5.6 3.9- 7.8
Marital Status
Married 981 914 94.8 92.9-96.2 67 5.2 3.8- 7.1
Other 569 376 70.4 65.3-75.1 193 29.6 24.9-34.7
Income
15,999 or less 464 299 67.2 61.4-72.5 165 32.8 27.5-38.6
16,000-24,999 173 141 84.6 76.7-90.2 32 15.4 9.8-23.3
25,000-39,999 207 194 96.6 92.6-98.5 13 3.4 1.5- 7.4
40,000 or more 551 542 99.2 97.7-99.7 9 0.8 0.3- 2.3
WIC recipient
No 840 780 95.5 93.5-96.9 60 4.5 3.1- 6.5
Yes 696 499 76.0 71.7-79.7 197 24.0 20.3-28.3
Medicaid recipient
No 759 736 97.9 96.3-98.8 23 2.1 1.2- 3.7
Yes 791 554 74.6 70.6-78.3 237 25.4 21.7-29.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 695 534 74.4 70.9-77.5 161 25.6 22.5-29.1
2500+ grams 855 756 87.8 85.4-89.9 99 12.2 10.1-14.6

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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