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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 1005 432 46.1 42.2-50.0 573 53.9 50.0-57.8
Age
< 20 years 95 42 50.1 37.3-62.8 53 49.9 37.2-62.7
20-24 years 248 114 49.1 41.1-57.1 134 50.9 42.9-58.9
25-34 years 508 209 43.0 37.8-48.4 299 57.0 51.6-62.2
35+ years 154 67 48.9 39.0-58.9 87 51.1 41.1-61.0
Race
White 719 332 48.1 43.7-52.6 387 51.9 47.4-56.3
Black 246 73 32.8 25.0-41.6 173 67.2 58.4-75.0
Other 40 27 73.9 53.5-87.5 13 26.1 12.5-46.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 126 107 84.5 75.5-90.6 19 15.5 9.4-24.5
No 879 325 38.8 34.8-43.0 554 61.2 57.0-65.2
Education
< High School 192 108 62.4 53.6-70.5 84 37.6 29.5-46.4
High School 290 133 49.2 41.6-56.8 157 50.8 43.2-58.4
> High School 521 189 37.1 32.1-42.3 332 62.9 57.7-67.9
Marital Status
Married 641 270 42.0 37.5-46.7 371 58.0 53.3-62.5
Other 364 162 53.3 46.4-60.1 202 46.7 39.9-53.6
Income
14,999 or less 292 128 45.9 38.4-53.5 164 54.1 46.5-61.6
15,000-24,999 156 77 56.4 46.0-66.2 79 43.6 33.8-54.0
25,000-49,999 176 66 42.0 33.5-50.9 110 58.0 49.1-66.5
50,000 or more 293 113 38.4 31.9-45.3 180 61.6 54.7-68.1
WIC recipient
No 547 235 46.1 41.0-51.2 312 53.9 48.8-59.0
Yes 450 193 46.3 40.3-52.4 257 53.7 47.6-59.7
Medicaid recipient
No 468 192 42.0 36.8-47.5 276 58.0 52.5-63.2
Yes 537 240 49.7 44.1-55.2 297 50.3 44.8-55.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 459 184 39.1 34.8-43.5 275 60.9 56.5-65.2
2500+ grams 546 248 46.7 42.5-50.9 298 53.3 49.1-57.5

~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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