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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 was your total household income before taxes?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Less than $14,999 Between 15K and $24,999 Between 25K and $49,999 50K or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 930 299 32.5 28.8-36.5 157 15.8 13.0-19.0 179 20.9 17.8-24.3 295 30.9 27.4-34.6
Age
< 20 years 72 51 68.1 52.4-80.6 16 22.5 12.2-37.7 3 3.6 0.7-15.8 2 5.8 1.5-20.1
20-24 years 221 118 55.2 46.7-63.4 54 22.6 16.3-30.4 35 15.8 10.6-22.9 14 6.4 3.5-11.4
25-34 years 493 109 22.0 17.7-27.0 67 13.7 10.3-18.0 115 24.4 20.1-29.3 202 39.9 34.8-45.3
35+ years 144 21 15.3 9.0-24.8 20 8.4 4.3-15.9 26 25.2 17.1-35.4 77 51.1 40.9-61.3
Race
White 672 171 27.0 23.0-31.5 110 15.7 12.6-19.4 132 20.7 17.3-24.6 259 36.6 32.4-41.0
Black 223 113 50.5 41.3-59.7 39 15.6 10.0-23.6 40 22.2 15.3-31.0 31 11.6 7.1-18.5
Other 35 15 50.8 30.4-70.8 8 18.7 7.0-41.0 7 16.6 6.1-37.9 5 14.0 4.9-34.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 104 63 62.8 51.4-72.9 24 20.2 12.6-30.7 13 13.2 7.3-22.6 4 3.9 1.3-11.1
No 826 236 27.5 23.7-31.6 133 15.0 12.1-18.4 166 22.1 18.8-25.9 291 35.4 31.4-39.5
Education
< High School 154 112 72.3 62.4-80.4 33 21.5 14.3-30.9 9 6.2 2.8-13.3 0 0.0 . - .
High School 266 119 44.0 36.2-52.1 62 22.8 16.8-30.1 55 24.0 17.9-31.4 30 9.2 5.7-14.6
> High School 508 68 14.0 10.6-18.4 61 10.4 7.5-14.1 115 24.6 20.3-29.5 264 51.0 45.7-56.3
Marital Status
Married 610 91 16.3 12.9-20.3 92 14.5 11.4-18.3 142 24.6 20.7-28.9 285 44.7 40.0-49.4
Other 320 208 64.7 57.3-71.5 65 18.2 13.2-24.6 37 13.5 9.1-19.6 10 3.6 1.6- 7.7
WIC recipient
No 522 75 13.2 9.9-17.3 47 9.5 6.8-13.2 116 24.4 20.2-29.1 284 52.9 47.7-58.1
Yes 398 220 59.2 52.7-65.3 108 24.6 19.5-30.5 60 15.5 11.4-20.8 10 0.8 0.3- 2.1
Medicaid recipient
No 455 27 5.7 3.5- 8.9 35 7.7 5.1-11.4 111 25.9 21.3-31.1 282 60.7 55.2-66.0
Yes 475 272 59.1 53.2-64.7 122 23.8 19.2-29.1 68 15.8 12.0-20.5 13 1.3 0.6- 3.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 423 158 42.3 37.7-47.1 82 19.0 15.6-23.0 66 14.4 11.5-17.9 117 24.3 20.7-28.3
2500+ grams 507 141 31.6 27.6-36.0 75 15.5 12.5-19.0 113 21.4 18.1-25.2 178 31.5 27.7-35.5

~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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