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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 845 58.1 55.0-61.1 678 41.9 38.9-45.0
Age
< 20 years 194 58 30.1 22.3-39.3 136 69.9 60.7-77.7
20-24 years 399 177 48.5 42.4-54.6 222 51.5 45.4-57.6
25-34 years 744 476 66.1 61.8-70.1 268 33.9 29.9-38.2
35+ years 186 134 72.5 63.9-79.7 52 27.5 20.3-36.1
Race
White 1046 681 66.5 63.0-69.9 365 33.5 30.1-37.0
Black 406 129 33.2 27.2-39.8 277 66.8 60.2-72.8
Other 71 35 45.2 31.9-59.3 36 54.8 40.7-68.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 154 105 67.3 57.7-75.6 49 32.7 24.4-42.3
No 1369 740 57.0 53.7-60.2 629 43.0 39.8-46.3
Education
< High School 338 125 38.8 32.6-45.4 213 61.2 54.6-67.4
High School 436 192 49.0 42.9-55.1 244 51.0 44.9-57.1
> High School 746 527 72.5 68.4-76.2 219 27.5 23.8-31.6
Marital Status
Married 968 657 68.5 64.9-71.9 311 31.5 28.1-35.1
Other 555 188 36.5 31.4-42.0 367 63.5 58.0-68.6
Income
15,999 or less 452 160 38.0 32.3-43.9 292 62.0 56.1-67.7
16,000-24,999 170 81 52.8 43.4-62.1 89 47.2 37.9-56.6
25,000-39,999 205 113 53.1 44.5-61.5 92 46.9 38.5-55.5
40,000 or more 549 432 79.0 74.7-82.8 117 21.0 17.2-25.3
WIC recipient
No 829 609 74.5 70.7-77.9 220 25.5 22.1-29.3
Yes 680 228 36.8 32.3-41.6 452 63.2 58.4-67.7
Medicaid recipient
No 751 575 76.2 72.4-79.7 176 23.8 20.3-27.6
Yes 772 270 37.8 33.5-42.3 502 62.2 57.7-66.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 686 340 46.8 43.1-50.5 346 53.2 49.5-56.9
2500+ grams 837 505 59.1 55.7-62.4 332 40.9 37.6-44.3

#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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