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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 1003 833 81.5 78.3-84.4 170 18.5 15.6-21.7
Age
< 20 years 95 72 75.5 62.7-84.9 23 24.5 15.1-37.3
20-24 years 249 202 79.8 72.5-85.5 47 20.2 14.5-27.5
25-34 years 505 430 83.0 78.4-86.8 75 17.0 13.2-21.6
35+ years 154 129 83.5 74.9-89.6 25 16.5 10.4-25.1
Race
White 718 614 83.1 79.4-86.2 104 16.9 13.8-20.6
Black 245 186 75.2 66.8-82.1 59 24.8 17.9-33.2
Other 40 33 84.3 64.0-94.2 7 15.7 5.8-36.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 125 111 86.2 77.4-92.0 14 13.8 8.0-22.6
No 878 722 80.7 77.0-83.8 156 19.3 16.2-23.0
Education
< High School 194 146 75.7 67.4-82.4 48 24.3 17.6-32.6
High School 288 239 81.6 74.8-86.9 49 18.4 13.1-25.2
> High School 519 446 84.0 79.6-87.5 73 16.0 12.5-20.4
Marital Status
Married 640 547 83.1 79.2-86.4 93 16.9 13.6-20.8
Other 363 286 78.8 72.6-83.9 77 21.2 16.1-27.4
Income
14,999 or less 290 215 71.9 64.6-78.3 75 28.1 21.7-35.4
15,000-24,999 156 129 80.4 70.8-87.5 27 19.6 12.5-29.2
25,000-49,999 177 151 83.3 75.4-89.0 26 16.7 11.0-24.6
50,000 or more 292 260 88.2 82.9-92.0 32 11.8 8.0-17.1
WIC recipient
No 545 468 84.9 80.8-88.2 77 15.1 11.8-19.2
Yes 450 358 77.3 71.7-82.0 92 22.7 18.0-28.3
Medicaid recipient
No 466 406 85.4 81.0-88.9 60 14.6 11.1-19.0
Yes 537 427 78.1 73.1-82.3 110 21.9 17.7-26.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 456 384 82.6 78.7-85.9 72 17.4 14.1-21.3
2500+ grams 547 449 81.4 77.9-84.5 98 18.6 15.5-22.1

~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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