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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 1002 857 87.5 84.7-89.9 145 12.5 10.1-15.3
Age
< 20 years 95 74 77.2 64.5-86.3 21 22.8 13.7-35.5
20-24 years 249 206 85.8 79.4-90.4 43 14.2 9.6-20.6
25-34 years 505 440 88.5 84.6-91.5 65 11.5 8.5-15.4
35+ years 153 137 94.7 88.8-97.6 16 5.3 2.4-11.2
Race
White 718 639 89.9 86.9-92.3 79 10.1 7.7-13.1
Black 244 184 78.9 70.9-85.2 60 21.1 14.8-29.1
Other 40 34 86.1 66.9-95.0 6 13.9 5.0-33.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 126 111 87.7 79.0-93.0 15 12.3 7.0-21.0
No 876 746 87.5 84.5-90.1 130 12.5 9.9-15.5
Education
< High School 193 155 81.9 74.2-87.7 38 18.1 12.3-25.8
High School 289 239 84.9 78.6-89.6 50 15.1 10.4-21.4
> High School 518 461 91.2 87.8-93.8 57 8.8 6.2-12.2
Marital Status
Married 640 571 89.9 86.6-92.4 69 10.1 7.6-13.4
Other 362 286 83.4 77.7-87.8 76 16.6 12.2-22.3
Income
14,999 or less 290 233 80.9 74.2-86.1 57 19.1 13.9-25.8
15,000-24,999 156 131 86.8 78.2-92.3 25 13.2 7.7-21.8
25,000-49,999 177 153 89.8 83.1-94.0 24 10.2 6.0-16.9
50,000 or more 290 268 94.8 90.8-97.1 22 5.2 2.9- 9.2
WIC recipient
No 545 493 92.6 89.5-94.8 52 7.4 5.2-10.5
Yes 449 356 81.1 75.9-85.4 93 18.9 14.6-24.1
Medicaid recipient
No 466 422 91.7 88.0-94.3 44 8.3 5.7-12.0
Yes 536 435 83.9 79.4-87.5 101 16.1 12.5-20.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 456 372 80.2 76.1-83.6 84 19.8 16.4-23.9
2500+ grams 546 485 88.2 85.1-90.7 61 11.8 9.3-14.9

~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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