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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 1502 1200 81.8 79.3-84.2 302 18.2 15.8-20.7
Age
< 20 years 190 129 67.9 58.5-76.0 61 32.1 24.0-41.5
20-24 years 390 286 73.8 68.0-78.9 104 26.2 21.1-32.0
25-34 years 737 617 86.1 82.8-88.9 120 13.9 11.1-17.2
35+ years 185 168 94.7 89.3-97.4 17 5.3 2.6-10.7
Race
White 1035 887 86.5 83.8-88.9 148 13.5 11.1-16.2
Black 398 256 65.7 58.9-71.8 142 34.3 28.2-41.1
Other 69 57 84.6 71.4-92.4 12 15.4 7.6-28.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 94 58.9 49.2-67.8 63 41.1 32.2-50.8
No 1345 1106 84.7 82.1-87.0 239 15.3 13.0-17.9
Education
< High School 340 211 61.0 54.4-67.3 129 39.0 32.7-45.6
High School 426 313 79.3 73.9-83.8 113 20.7 16.2-26.1
> High School 733 675 93.7 91.2-95.5 58 6.3 4.5- 8.8
Marital Status
Married 953 863 92.2 89.9-94.0 90 7.8 6.0-10.1
Other 549 337 60.7 55.2-66.0 212 39.3 34.0-44.8
Income
15,999 or less 450 237 52.7 46.7-58.6 213 47.3 41.4-53.3
16,000-24,999 170 138 82.4 73.9-88.5 32 17.6 11.5-26.1
25,000-39,999 199 185 94.7 89.2-97.5 14 5.3 2.5-10.8
40,000 or more 533 527 99.8 99.6-99.9 6 0.2 0.1- 0.4
WIC recipient
No 813 765 95.5 93.4-96.9 48 4.5 3.1- 6.6
Yes 675 425 64.6 59.9-69.1 250 35.4 30.9-40.1
Medicaid recipient
No 734 724 98.9 97.4-99.5 10 1.1 0.5- 2.6
Yes 768 476 63.3 58.7-67.6 292 36.7 32.4-41.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 677 510 73.1 69.5-76.3 167 26.9 23.7-30.5
2500+ grams 825 690 82.6 79.8-85.1 135 17.4 14.9-20.2

#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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