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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 280 244 86.7 80.3-91.2 36 13.3 8.8-19.7
Age
< 20 years 32 22 78.5 56.6-91.1 10 21.5 8.9-43.4
20-24 years 78 63 77.0 61.9-87.3 15 23.0 12.7-38.1
25-34 years 131 120 91.0 81.6-95.9 11 9.0 4.1-18.4
35+ years 39 39 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 183 157 85.0 76.8-90.6 26 15.0 9.4-23.2
Black 85 77 91.4 78.4-96.9 8 8.6 3.1-21.6
Other 12 10 87.6 50.3-98.0 2 12.4 2.0-49.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 32 23 62.9 42.1-79.8 9 37.1 20.2-57.9
No 248 221 91.3 85.4-95.0 27 8.7 5.0-14.6
Education
< High School 66 46 67.4 51.7-79.9 20 32.6 20.1-48.3
High School 92 79 87.4 74.5-94.3 13 12.6 5.7-25.5
> High School 122 119 98.1 90.2-99.6 3 1.9 0.4- 9.8
Marital Status
Married 135 125 93.7 85.9-97.3 10 6.3 2.7-14.1
Other 145 119 79.5 68.8-87.2 26 20.5 12.8-31.2
Income
14,999 or less 111 89 82.4 70.5-90.1 22 17.6 9.9-29.5
15,000-24,999 54 47 82.0 62.6-92.5 7 18.0 7.5-37.4
25,000-49,999 43 40 94.9 76.5-99.1 3 5.1 0.9-23.5
50,000 or more 49 49 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 132 123 91.8 82.8-96.3 9 8.2 3.7-17.2
Yes 142 115 81.2 70.9-88.4 27 18.8 11.6-29.1
Medicaid recipient
No 103 98 92.5 82.1-97.1 5 7.5 2.9-17.9
Yes 177 146 82.7 73.6-89.1 31 17.3 10.9-26.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 140 120 84.3 77.1-89.6 20 15.7 10.4-22.9
2500+ grams 140 124 86.9 79.8-91.8 16 13.1 8.2-20.2

~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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