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2005 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? UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1024 994 97.1 95.4-98.1 30 2.9 1.9- 4.6
Age
< 20 years 97 97 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 253 246 96.8 92.3-98.7 7 3.2 1.3- 7.7
25-34 years 517 502 97.4 94.9-98.7 15 2.6 1.3- 5.1
35+ years 157 149 94.3 87.4-97.5 8 5.7 2.5-12.6
Race
White 735 725 98.3 96.7-99.1 10 1.7 0.9- 3.3
Black 249 229 91.8 85.4-95.5 20 8.2 4.5-14.6
Other 40 40 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 131 98.3 93.4-99.6 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6
No 891 863 96.8 94.9-98.0 28 3.2 2.0- 5.1
Education
< High School 202 197 98.8 95.3-99.7 5 1.2 0.3- 4.7
High School 293 285 97.0 92.8-98.8 8 3.0 1.2- 7.2
> High School 527 510 96.2 93.5-97.9 17 3.8 2.1- 6.5
Marital Status
Married 650 631 97.4 95.4-98.5 19 2.6 1.5- 4.6
Other 374 363 96.5 92.8-98.3 11 3.5 1.7- 7.2
Income
14,999 or less 299 283 94.3 89.6-97.0 16 5.7 3.0-10.4
15,000-24,999 157 150 95.2 88.6-98.1 7 4.8 1.9-11.4
25,000-49,999 179 178 99.2 94.8-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2
50,000 or more 295 290 98.3 95.3-99.4 5 1.7 0.6- 4.7
WIC recipient
No 555 545 98.6 96.9-99.3 10 1.4 0.7- 3.1
Yes 458 438 95.1 91.7-97.2 20 4.9 2.8- 8.3
Medicaid recipient
No 474 465 98.3 96.3-99.3 9 1.7 0.7- 3.7
Yes 550 529 95.9 93.1-97.6 21 4.1 2.4- 6.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 464 450 97.2 95.3-98.3 14 2.8 1.7- 4.7
2500+ grams 560 544 97.0 95.2-98.2 16 3.0 1.8- 4.8

~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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