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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 1004 630 63.7 59.8-67.4 374 36.3 32.6-40.2
Age
< 20 years 94 33 36.8 25.2-50.2 61 63.2 49.8-74.8
20-24 years 249 131 52.2 44.1-60.1 118 47.8 39.9-55.9
25-34 years 507 356 70.8 65.6-75.4 151 29.2 24.6-34.4
35+ years 154 110 77.3 67.9-84.6 44 22.7 15.4-32.1
Race
White 719 512 70.6 66.4-74.6 207 29.4 25.4-33.6
Black 245 96 39.4 31.1-48.3 149 60.6 51.7-68.9
Other 40 22 54.3 34.7-72.5 18 45.7 27.5-65.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 127 101 79.2 69.3-86.5 26 20.8 13.5-30.7
No 877 529 60.8 56.5-64.8 348 39.2 35.2-43.5
Education
< High School 194 85 50.9 42.1-59.6 109 49.1 40.4-57.9
High School 288 167 56.1 48.4-63.6 121 43.9 36.4-51.6
> High School 520 376 72.6 67.6-77.1 144 27.4 22.9-32.4
Marital Status
Married 641 476 73.1 68.7-77.1 165 26.9 22.9-31.3
Other 363 154 46.6 39.7-53.6 209 53.4 46.4-60.3
Income
14,999 or less 292 123 45.4 38.0-53.0 169 54.6 47.0-62.0
15,000-24,999 155 85 55.0 44.5-65.0 70 45.0 35.0-55.5
25,000-49,999 177 118 66.5 57.7-74.3 59 33.5 25.7-42.3
50,000 or more 291 252 87.5 82.1-91.4 39 12.5 8.6-17.9
WIC recipient
No 546 435 79.3 74.9-83.2 111 20.7 16.8-25.1
Yes 449 190 44.5 38.5-50.6 259 55.5 49.4-61.5
Medicaid recipient
No 467 392 82.9 78.2-86.7 75 17.1 13.3-21.8
Yes 537 238 46.4 41.0-52.0 299 53.6 48.0-59.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 460 268 54.6 50.1-59.1 192 45.4 40.9-49.9
2500+ grams 544 362 64.5 60.3-68.5 182 35.5 31.5-39.7

~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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