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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 997 884 88.9 86.2-91.2 113 11.1 8.8-13.8
Age
< 20 years 95 81 86.0 74.4-92.9 14 14.0 7.1-25.6
20-24 years 245 212 85.9 79.3-90.7 33 14.1 9.3-20.7
25-34 years 505 454 89.9 86.1-92.8 51 10.1 7.2-13.9
35+ years 152 137 92.6 85.9-96.2 15 7.4 3.8-14.1
Race
White 715 649 89.8 86.7-92.3 66 10.2 7.7-13.3
Black 243 202 86.2 79.1-91.2 41 13.8 8.8-20.9
Other 39 33 85.3 65.4-94.7 6 14.7 5.3-34.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 126 113 88.0 79.3-93.3 13 12.0 6.7-20.7
No 871 771 89.1 86.1-91.5 100 10.9 8.5-13.9
Education
< High School 193 161 83.3 75.7-88.9 32 16.7 11.1-24.3
High School 287 252 89.2 83.6-93.1 35 10.8 6.9-16.4
> High School 515 469 91.1 87.6-93.8 46 8.9 6.2-12.4
Marital Status
Married 637 573 89.5 86.1-92.1 64 10.5 7.9-13.9
Other 360 311 87.9 82.7-91.7 49 12.1 8.3-17.3
Income
14,999 or less 288 237 81.7 75.1-86.8 51 18.3 13.2-24.9
15,000-24,999 155 140 89.4 81.0-94.3 15 10.6 5.7-19.0
25,000-49,999 175 157 90.9 84.3-95.0 18 9.1 5.0-15.7
50,000 or more 290 270 93.5 89.1-96.2 20 6.5 3.8-10.9
WIC recipient
No 541 487 91.2 87.8-93.7 54 8.8 6.3-12.2
Yes 448 389 86.0 81.2-89.7 59 14.0 10.3-18.8
Medicaid recipient
No 463 419 90.3 86.4-93.2 44 9.7 6.8-13.6
Yes 534 465 87.7 83.6-90.9 69 12.3 9.1-16.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 453 397 86.7 83.2-89.6 56 13.3 10.4-16.8
2500+ grams 544 487 89.1 86.1-91.5 57 10.9 8.5-13.9

~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.

This page was generated on 25JUN07

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