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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 836 421 47.9 43.7-52.2 415 52.1 47.8-56.3
Age
< 20 years 61 46 67.7 50.2-81.3 15 32.3 18.7-49.8
20-24 years 195 106 52.5 43.4-61.5 89 47.5 38.5-56.6
25-34 years 447 214 45.1 39.6-50.7 233 54.9 49.3-60.4
35+ years 133 55 42.0 31.9-52.8 78 58.0 47.2-68.1
Race
White 634 298 45.8 41.1-50.5 336 54.2 49.5-58.9
Black 172 104 54.7 44.1-65.0 68 45.3 35.0-55.9
Other 30 19 65.9 42.1-83.7 11 34.1 16.3-57.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 102 76 76.6 65.7-84.8 26 23.4 15.2-34.3
No 734 345 42.5 38.1-47.0 389 57.5 53.0-61.9
Education
< High School 136 102 67.3 56.8-76.3 34 32.7 23.7-43.2
High School 228 144 61.3 52.9-69.2 84 38.7 30.8-47.1
> High School 470 175 35.4 30.3-40.8 295 64.6 59.2-69.7
Marital Status
Married 576 258 44.3 39.5-49.2 318 55.7 50.8-60.5
Other 260 163 56.8 48.3-64.8 97 43.2 35.2-51.7
Income
14,999 or less 217 141 65.2 56.4-73.1 76 34.8 26.9-43.6
15,000-24,999 125 71 48.4 37.4-59.6 54 51.6 40.4-62.6
25,000-49,999 158 85 52.3 43.1-61.3 73 47.7 38.7-56.9
50,000 or more 279 84 27.7 21.8-34.4 195 72.3 65.6-78.2
WIC recipient
No 479 201 39.7 34.6-45.1 278 60.3 54.9-65.4
Yes 347 211 58.9 52.0-65.5 136 41.1 34.5-48.0
Medicaid recipient
No 424 155 32.5 27.5-38.0 269 67.5 62.0-72.5
Yes 412 266 64.5 58.2-70.3 146 35.5 29.7-41.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 367 207 59.2 54.3-64.0 160 40.8 36.0-45.7
2500+ grams 469 214 47.0 42.5-51.6 255 53.0 48.4-57.5

~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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