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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 1450 523 38.9 35.7-42.1 927 61.1 57.9-64.3
Age
< 20 years 158 68 50.9 40.4-61.2 90 49.1 38.8-59.6
20-24 years 396 156 40.5 34.5-46.8 240 59.5 53.2-65.5
25-34 years 716 243 36.5 32.3-41.0 473 63.5 59.0-67.7
35+ years 180 56 33.5 25.1-43.1 124 66.5 56.9-74.9
Race
White 987 401 43.1 39.4-46.9 586 56.9 53.1-60.6
Black 401 96 24.7 19.1-31.2 305 75.3 68.8-80.9
Other 62 26 41.7 27.7-57.2 36 58.3 42.8-72.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 113 79.6 70.9-86.2 30 20.4 13.8-29.1
No 1304 407 32.8 29.6-36.1 897 67.2 63.9-70.4
Education
< High School 310 146 53.0 45.8-60.0 164 47.0 40.0-54.2
High School 428 161 41.2 35.3-47.3 267 58.8 52.7-64.7
> High School 710 214 30.8 26.8-35.2 496 69.2 64.8-73.2
Marital Status
Married 911 339 39.1 35.2-43.0 572 60.9 57.0-64.8
Other 539 184 38.5 33.1-44.2 355 61.5 55.8-66.9
Income
15,999 or less 394 144 42.3 36.0-48.8 250 57.7 51.2-64.0
16,000-24,999 190 69 38.5 30.3-47.5 121 61.5 52.5-69.7
25,000-39,999 210 69 33.5 25.9-42.0 141 66.5 58.0-74.1
40,000 or more 500 164 33.2 28.4-38.4 336 66.8 61.6-71.6
WIC recipient
No 754 264 37.0 32.9-41.3 490 63.0 58.7-67.1
Yes 688 256 40.7 36.0-45.6 432 59.3 54.4-64.0
Medicaid recipient
No 700 249 36.6 32.3-41.0 451 63.4 59.0-67.7
Yes 750 274 41.1 36.5-45.7 476 58.9 54.3-63.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 660 220 33.9 30.4-37.5 440 66.1 62.5-69.6
2500+ grams 790 303 39.3 35.9-42.8 487 60.7 57.2-64.1

#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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