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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 1522 541 36.7 33.7-39.7 981 63.3 60.3-66.3
Age
< 20 years 193 77 40.0 31.2-49.5 116 60.0 50.5-68.8
20-24 years 400 151 39.3 33.5-45.4 249 60.7 54.6-66.5
25-34 years 743 251 35.4 31.3-39.7 492 64.6 60.3-68.7
35+ years 186 62 32.9 25.2-41.7 124 67.1 58.3-74.8
Race
White 1043 413 40.0 36.5-43.7 630 60.0 56.3-63.5
Black 408 89 20.8 15.9-26.8 319 79.2 73.2-84.1
Other 71 39 58.9 44.6-71.8 32 41.1 28.2-55.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 116 78.9 69.9-85.8 33 21.1 14.2-30.1
No 1373 425 31.8 28.8-34.9 948 68.2 65.1-71.2
Education
< High School 335 153 47.0 40.5-53.7 182 53.0 46.3-59.5
High School 438 151 35.8 30.2-41.8 287 64.2 58.2-69.8
> High School 746 234 31.9 28.0-36.1 512 68.1 63.9-72.0
Marital Status
Married 969 339 35.4 31.8-39.1 630 64.6 60.9-68.2
Other 553 202 39.3 34.1-44.9 351 60.7 55.1-65.9
Income
15,999 or less 451 177 42.5 36.7-48.6 274 57.5 51.4-63.3
16,000-24,999 169 65 39.1 30.3-48.7 104 60.9 51.3-69.7
25,000-39,999 206 71 35.1 27.4-43.6 135 64.9 56.4-72.6
40,000 or more 549 170 32.1 27.6-36.9 379 67.9 63.1-72.4
WIC recipient
No 829 280 34.1 30.3-38.1 549 65.9 61.9-69.7
Yes 679 253 39.4 34.8-44.2 426 60.6 55.8-65.2
Medicaid recipient
No 752 251 34.4 30.4-38.5 501 65.6 61.5-69.6
Yes 770 290 39.3 34.9-43.8 480 60.7 56.2-65.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 684 231 33.5 30.1-37.1 453 66.5 62.9-69.9
2500+ grams 838 310 36.9 33.7-40.3 528 63.1 59.7-66.3

#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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