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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 1536 131 9.4 7.8-11.4 1405 90.6 88.6-92.2
Age
< 20 years 197 4 1.4 0.3- 6.5 193 98.6 93.5-99.7
20-24 years 403 14 4.2 2.3- 7.4 389 95.8 92.6-97.7
25-34 years 749 77 10.7 8.3-13.7 672 89.3 86.3-91.7
35+ years 187 36 23.7 17.0-32.0 151 76.3 68.0-83.0
Race
White 1055 105 10.2 8.2-12.6 950 89.8 87.4-91.8
Black 409 10 4.0 2.1- 7.7 399 96.0 92.3-97.9
Other 72 16 22.7 13.1-36.4 56 77.3 63.6-86.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 161 8 4.4 1.8-10.1 153 95.6 89.9-98.2
No 1375 123 10.1 8.3-12.2 1252 89.9 87.8-91.7
Education
< High School 345 13 3.3 1.6- 6.6 332 96.7 93.4-98.4
High School 440 13 4.6 2.6- 8.0 427 95.4 92.0-97.4
> High School 748 105 15.3 12.4-18.7 643 84.7 81.3-87.6
Marital Status
Married 972 122 12.9 10.6-15.6 850 87.1 84.4-89.4
Other 564 9 2.5 1.2- 5.0 555 97.5 95.0-98.8
Income
15,999 or less 462 10 2.0 0.8- 4.5 452 98.0 95.5-99.2
16,000-24,999 172 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 171 99.9 99.4- 100
25,000-39,999 207 11 5.1 2.5-10.4 196 94.9 89.6-97.5
40,000 or more 546 102 20.4 16.7-24.7 444 79.6 75.3-83.3
WIC recipient
No 832 119 15.0 12.3-18.2 713 85.0 81.8-87.7
Yes 691 11 2.4 1.3- 4.5 680 97.6 95.5-98.7
Medicaid recipient
No 752 117 16.8 13.8-20.2 635 83.2 79.8-86.2
Yes 784 14 1.5 0.7- 3.0 770 98.5 97.0-99.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 690 45 5.9 4.4- 7.7 645 94.1 92.3-95.6
2500+ grams 846 86 9.8 8.0-11.9 760 90.2 88.1-92.0

#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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