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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 1472 723 50.0 46.8-53.2 749 50.0 46.8-53.2
Age
< 20 years 160 11 8.5 4.1-16.8 149 91.5 83.2-95.9
20-24 years 401 105 24.9 20.0-30.6 296 75.1 69.4-80.0
25-34 years 726 478 67.6 63.2-71.7 248 32.4 28.3-36.8
35+ years 185 129 72.7 63.5-80.4 56 27.3 19.6-36.5
Race
White 1004 579 57.1 53.3-60.8 425 42.9 39.2-46.7
Black 404 108 27.5 21.8-33.9 296 72.5 66.1-78.2
Other 64 36 47.6 33.1-62.4 28 52.4 37.6-66.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 43 24.5 17.5-33.1 106 75.5 66.9-82.5
No 1320 680 53.9 50.5-57.3 640 46.1 42.7-49.5
Education
< High School 319 34 11.3 7.6-16.6 285 88.7 83.4-92.4
High School 435 147 33.0 27.6-38.8 288 67.0 61.2-72.4
> High School 716 542 79.0 75.0-82.5 174 21.0 17.5-25.0
Marital Status
Married 924 659 70.7 66.9-74.2 265 29.3 25.8-33.1
Other 548 64 12.4 9.1-16.5 484 87.6 83.5-90.9
Income
15,999 or less 404 33 11.1 7.6-15.8 371 88.9 84.2-92.4
16,000-24,999 191 45 23.7 17.1-31.8 146 76.3 68.2-82.9
25,000-39,999 212 125 61.7 53.2-69.6 87 38.3 30.4-46.8
40,000 or more 503 477 95.8 92.9-97.5 26 4.2 2.5- 7.1
WIC recipient
No 760 619 83.3 79.7-86.4 141 16.7 13.6-20.3
Yes 702 100 14.6 11.6-18.2 602 85.4 81.8-88.4
Medicaid recipient
No 704 704 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 768 19 3.1 1.8- 5.1 749 96.9 94.9-98.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 671 281 37.9 34.5-41.5 390 62.1 58.5-65.5
2500+ grams 801 442 51.0 47.6-54.5 359 49.0 45.5-52.4

#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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