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2003 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 1454 855 61.9 58.7-65.0 599 38.1 35.0-41.3
Age
< 20 years 160 59 43.5 33.4-54.1 101 56.5 45.9-66.6
20-24 years 399 198 52.4 46.1-58.5 201 47.6 41.5-53.9
25-34 years 716 467 67.1 62.7-71.2 249 32.9 28.8-37.3
35+ years 179 131 80.6 72.3-86.9 48 19.4 13.1-27.7
Race
White 988 677 70.1 66.5-73.5 311 29.9 26.5-33.5
Black 403 142 37.1 30.7-43.9 261 62.9 56.1-69.3
Other 63 36 53.4 38.2-68.0 27 46.6 32.0-61.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 105 70.5 61.0-78.4 38 29.5 21.6-39.0
No 1308 748 60.5 57.1-63.9 560 39.5 36.1-42.9
Education
< High School 314 134 47.0 40.0-54.1 180 53.0 45.9-60.0
High School 431 209 53.4 47.4-59.4 222 46.6 40.6-52.6
> High School 707 510 74.2 70.0-78.1 197 25.8 21.9-30.0
Marital Status
Married 911 643 72.6 68.9-76.0 268 27.4 24.0-31.1
Other 543 212 42.6 37.1-48.2 331 57.4 51.8-62.9
Income
15,999 or less 398 158 45.3 38.9-51.8 240 54.7 48.2-61.1
16,000-24,999 191 88 46.9 38.3-55.8 103 53.1 44.2-61.7
25,000-39,999 210 124 59.8 51.2-67.9 86 40.2 32.1-48.8
40,000 or more 496 408 84.8 80.5-88.2 88 15.2 11.8-19.5
WIC recipient
No 752 573 79.3 75.5-82.6 179 20.7 17.4-24.5
Yes 693 277 42.7 38.0-47.6 416 57.3 52.4-62.0
Medicaid recipient
No 696 561 83.7 80.1-86.7 135 16.3 13.3-19.9
Yes 758 294 41.5 36.9-46.1 464 58.5 53.9-63.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 665 342 49.4 45.6-53.1 323 50.6 46.9-54.4
2500+ grams 789 513 63.0 59.5-66.3 276 37.0 33.7-40.5

#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 22MAR05

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