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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? CHILD SUPPORT OR ALIMONY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1024 959 94.2 92.1-95.8 65 5.8 4.2- 7.9
Age
< 20 years 97 89 96.3 89.4-98.7 8 3.7 1.3-10.6
20-24 years 253 240 96.8 92.7-98.6 13 3.2 1.4- 7.3
25-34 years 517 483 93.1 89.7-95.5 34 6.9 4.5-10.3
35+ years 157 147 92.3 84.6-96.3 10 7.7 3.7-15.4
Race
White 735 708 96.7 94.7-98.0 27 3.3 2.0- 5.3
Black 249 214 86.3 79.0-91.3 35 13.7 8.7-21.0
Other 40 37 87.5 67.4-95.9 3 12.5 4.1-32.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 132 98.8 92.2-99.8 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8
No 891 827 93.3 90.8-95.2 64 6.7 4.8- 9.2
Education
< High School 202 184 94.5 89.5-97.2 18 5.5 2.8-10.5
High School 293 265 90.5 85.0-94.2 28 9.5 5.8-15.0
> High School 527 508 95.9 92.9-97.6 19 4.1 2.4- 7.1
Marital Status
Married 650 629 96.8 94.7-98.1 21 3.2 1.9- 5.3
Other 374 330 89.7 84.8-93.1 44 10.3 6.9-15.2
Income
14,999 or less 299 268 91.1 85.9-94.5 31 8.9 5.5-14.1
15,000-24,999 157 146 92.6 84.7-96.6 11 7.4 3.4-15.3
25,000-49,999 179 171 95.3 89.6-97.9 8 4.7 2.1-10.4
50,000 or more 295 288 97.8 94.6-99.1 7 2.2 0.9- 5.4
WIC recipient
No 555 534 96.4 94.0-97.9 21 3.6 2.1- 6.0
Yes 458 414 91.4 87.4-94.2 44 8.6 5.8-12.6
Medicaid recipient
No 474 461 97.5 95.2-98.7 13 2.5 1.3- 4.8
Yes 550 498 91.4 87.8-94.0 52 8.6 6.0-12.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 464 427 90.8 87.7-93.3 37 9.2 6.7-12.3
2500+ grams 560 532 94.5 92.2-96.2 28 5.5 3.8- 7.8

~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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