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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? MONEY FROM A BUSINESS, FEES, DIVIDENDS, OR RENTAL INCOME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1024 973 95.4 93.5-96.7 51 4.6 3.3- 6.5
Age
< 20 years 97 96 99.8 99.0- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.0
20-24 years 253 247 97.8 94.1-99.2 6 2.2 0.8- 5.9
25-34 years 517 490 94.6 91.7-96.5 27 5.4 3.5- 8.3
35+ years 157 140 90.6 83.2-94.9 17 9.4 5.1-16.8
Race
White 735 694 94.9 92.7-96.5 41 5.1 3.5- 7.3
Black 249 240 96.2 91.2-98.4 9 3.8 1.6- 8.8
Other 40 39 99.6 97.3-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 131 98.7 92.6-99.8 2 1.3 0.2- 7.4
No 891 842 94.7 92.6-96.2 49 5.3 3.8- 7.4
Education
< High School 202 200 99.1 94.8-99.8 2 0.9 0.2- 5.2
High School 293 285 98.4 95.7-99.5 8 1.6 0.5- 4.3
> High School 527 486 92.1 88.8-94.5 41 7.9 5.5-11.2
Marital Status
Married 650 607 94.1 91.6-95.9 43 5.9 4.1- 8.4
Other 374 366 97.6 94.3-99.0 8 2.4 1.0- 5.7
Income
14,999 or less 299 292 97.9 94.4-99.2 7 2.1 0.8- 5.6
15,000-24,999 157 154 97.1 89.7-99.2 3 2.9 0.8-10.3
25,000-49,999 179 177 98.2 92.9-99.5 2 1.8 0.5- 7.1
50,000 or more 295 261 89.3 84.4-92.9 34 10.7 7.1-15.6
WIC recipient
No 555 510 92.4 89.3-94.7 45 7.6 5.3-10.7
Yes 458 452 98.9 96.7-99.7 6 1.1 0.3- 3.3
Medicaid recipient
No 474 435 92.4 89.1-94.8 39 7.6 5.2-10.9
Yes 550 538 97.9 95.6-99.0 12 2.1 1.0- 4.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 464 441 95.5 93.3-96.9 23 4.5 3.1- 6.7
2500+ grams 560 532 95.4 93.3-96.8 28 4.6 3.2- 6.7

~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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