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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 1523 1234 82.5 79.9-84.7 289 17.5 15.3-20.1
Age
< 20 years 192 136 73.2 64.2-80.7 56 26.8 19.3-35.8
20-24 years 400 314 79.8 74.5-84.3 86 20.2 15.7-25.5
25-34 years 744 624 84.9 81.5-87.8 120 15.1 12.2-18.5
35+ years 187 160 86.7 79.4-91.7 27 13.3 8.3-20.6
Race
White 1048 881 85.3 82.6-87.7 167 14.7 12.3-17.4
Black 404 296 73.3 66.8-78.8 108 26.7 21.2-33.2
Other 71 57 81.0 67.5-89.7 14 19.0 10.3-32.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 155 122 78.9 70.0-85.6 33 21.1 14.4-30.0
No 1368 1112 82.9 80.3-85.3 256 17.1 14.7-19.7
Education
< High School 339 234 71.8 65.5-77.4 105 28.2 22.6-34.5
High School 435 335 79.7 74.3-84.1 100 20.3 15.9-25.7
> High School 746 662 89.1 86.1-91.5 84 10.9 8.5-13.9
Marital Status
Married 969 832 86.6 83.8-88.9 137 13.4 11.1-16.2
Other 554 402 74.0 68.9-78.6 152 26.0 21.4-31.1
Income
15,999 or less 451 323 73.3 67.7-78.3 128 26.7 21.7-32.3
16,000-24,999 169 143 89.8 82.9-94.1 26 10.2 5.9-17.1
25,000-39,999 207 169 79.4 71.6-85.6 38 20.6 14.4-28.4
40,000 or more 549 494 90.5 87.2-93.0 55 9.5 7.0-12.8
WIC recipient
No 832 716 86.3 83.2-88.9 116 13.7 11.1-16.8
Yes 677 506 77.2 72.9-81.0 171 22.8 19.0-27.1
Medicaid recipient
No 753 658 87.3 84.1-89.9 95 12.7 10.1-15.9
Yes 770 576 77.1 73.0-80.7 194 22.9 19.3-27.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 684 533 76.3 72.9-79.4 151 23.7 20.6-27.1
2500+ grams 839 701 83.0 80.3-85.4 138 17.0 14.6-19.7

#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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