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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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During your pregnancy, were you on WIC (the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1536 840 55.7 52.6-58.7 696 44.3 41.3-47.4
Age
< 20 years 199 33 15.3 9.9-22.9 166 84.7 77.1-90.1
20-24 years 400 153 36.6 31.0-42.6 247 63.4 57.4-69.0
25-34 years 750 510 70.0 65.8-73.9 240 30.0 26.1-34.2
35+ years 187 144 79.1 71.0-85.5 43 20.9 14.5-29.0
Race
White 1054 666 62.9 59.3-66.4 388 37.1 33.6-40.7
Black 407 136 33.4 27.5-40.0 271 66.6 60.0-72.5
Other 75 38 47.8 34.6-61.3 37 52.2 38.7-65.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 49 29.1 21.4-38.1 115 70.9 61.9-78.6
No 1372 791 59.1 55.8-62.3 581 40.9 37.7-44.2
Education
< High School 349 83 21.5 16.7-27.2 266 78.5 72.8-83.3
High School 436 169 41.3 35.4-47.4 267 58.7 52.6-64.6
> High School 748 588 81.3 77.7-84.4 160 18.7 15.6-22.3
Marital Status
Married 970 687 71.1 67.5-74.4 283 28.9 25.6-32.5
Other 566 153 24.8 20.5-29.7 413 75.2 70.3-79.5
Income
15,999 or less 459 107 20.9 16.5-26.1 352 79.1 73.9-83.5
16,000-24,999 169 52 30.7 22.7-40.1 117 69.3 59.9-77.3
25,000-39,999 207 113 50.6 42.2-59.1 94 49.4 40.9-57.8
40,000 or more 546 512 94.9 92.2-96.7 34 5.1 3.3- 7.8
WIC recipient
No 840 840 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 696 0 0.0 . - . 696 100 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 750 665 88.5 85.4-91.0 85 11.5 9.0-14.6
Yes 786 175 20.2 16.8-24.0 611 79.8 76.0-83.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 689 347 47.5 43.9-51.2 342 52.5 48.8-56.1
2500+ grams 847 493 56.4 53.0-59.7 354 43.6 40.3-47.0

#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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