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2005 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 147 144 97.2 90.2-99.2 3 2.8 0.8- 9.8
Age
< 20 years 17 15 84.0 44.2-97.2 2 16.0 2.8-55.8
20-24 years 39 39 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 years 54 54 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35+ years 37 36 95.1 72.6-99.3 1 4.9 0.7-27.4
Race
White 102 100 96.6 87.3-99.2 2 3.4 0.8-12.7
Black 31 30 98.3 88.8-99.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.2
Other 14 14 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 18 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 129 126 96.7 88.5-99.1 3 3.3 0.9-11.5
Education
< High School 25 24 93.8 67.0-99.1 1 6.2 0.9-33.0
High School 47 46 99.4 95.9-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
> High School 75 74 97.6 84.7-99.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.3
Marital Status
Married 92 91 98.4 89.4-99.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.6
Other 55 53 94.8 75.2-99.1 2 5.2 0.9-24.8
Income
14,999 or less 42 41 99.3 95.7-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.3
15,000-24,999 25 25 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-49,999 17 17 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 44 43 96.3 78.1-99.5 1 3.7 0.5-21.9
WIC recipient
No 87 86 98.2 88.3-99.7 1 1.8 0.3-11.7
Yes 57 55 95.6 78.5-99.2 2 4.4 0.8-21.5
Medicaid recipient
No 74 73 97.9 86.8-99.7 1 2.1 0.3-13.2
Yes 73 71 96.4 81.8-99.4 2 3.6 0.6-18.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 74 73 98.1 88.3-99.7 1 1.9 0.3-11.7
2500+ grams 73 71 97.1 89.0-99.3 2 2.9 0.7-11.0

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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