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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

During the 12 months before your new baby was born, what were the sources of your household''s income? AID SUCH AS TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF), WELFARE, WIC, PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, GENERAL ASSISTANCE, FOOD STAMPS, OR SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY I NCOME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1576 1240 78.6 75.9-81.1 336 21.4 18.9-24.1
Age
< 20 years 166 103 64.0 53.9-73.0 63 36.0 27.0-46.1
20-24 years 410 276 69.7 63.8-75.0 134 30.3 25.0-36.2
25-34 years 804 682 83.9 80.4-86.9 122 16.1 13.1-19.6
35+ years 196 179 90.8 83.7-95.0 17 9.2 5.0-16.3
Race
White 1086 907 83.5 80.6-86.1 179 16.5 13.9-19.4
Black 425 278 60.8 54.1-67.1 147 39.2 32.9-45.9
Other 65 55 88.0 75.4-94.6 10 12.0 5.4-24.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 134 77.2 69.2-83.7 45 22.8 16.3-30.8
No 1397 1106 78.9 75.9-81.5 291 21.1 18.5-24.1
Education
< High School 321 197 63.5 56.6-69.9 124 36.5 30.1-43.4
High School 452 332 73.2 67.6-78.2 120 26.8 21.8-32.4
> High School 800 710 89.6 86.7-91.9 90 10.4 8.1-13.3
Marital Status
Married 966 850 87.5 84.7-89.8 116 12.5 10.2-15.3
Other 610 390 65.0 59.8-69.8 220 35.0 30.2-40.2
Income
14,999 or less 468 294 63.7 57.9-69.2 174 36.3 30.8-42.1
15,000-24,999 245 178 70.3 62.5-77.1 67 29.7 22.9-37.5
25,000-49,999 319 281 88.1 83.0-91.8 38 11.9 8.2-17.0
50,000 or more 420 416 99.3 97.0-99.9 4 0.7 0.1- 3.0
WIC recipient
No 797 755 95.4 93.1-97.0 42 4.6 3.0- 6.9
Yes 766 472 61.6 57.0-65.9 294 38.4 34.1-43.0
Medicaid recipient
No 722 689 96.0 93.8-97.4 33 4.0 2.6- 6.2
Yes 854 551 64.6 60.4-68.6 303 35.4 31.4-39.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 708 538 73.7 70.3-76.9 170 26.3 23.1-29.7
2500+ grams 868 702 79.0 76.1-81.7 166 21.0 18.3-23.9

#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.

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