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2006 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 197 184 94.4 88.8-97.3 13 5.6 2.7-11.2
Age
< 20 years 18 15 96.4 87.9-99.0 3 3.6 1.0-12.1
20-24 years 46 42 94.0 79.3-98.5 4 6.0 1.5-20.7
25-34 years 86 81 93.3 82.6-97.6 5 6.7 2.4-17.4
35+ years 47 46 96.6 79.4-99.5 1 3.4 0.5-20.6
Race
White 131 125 95.9 89.2-98.5 6 4.1 1.5-10.8
Black 45 39 89.1 69.1-96.8 6 10.9 3.2-30.9
Other 21 20 93.8 66.3-99.1 1 6.2 0.9-33.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 26 99.4 95.7-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3
No 170 158 93.5 86.9-96.9 12 6.5 3.1-13.1
Education
< High School 38 35 89.6 69.5-97.0 3 10.4 3.0-30.5
High School 57 51 97.6 94.1-99.0 6 2.4 1.0- 5.9
> High School 102 98 94.2 83.8-98.1 4 5.8 1.9-16.2
Marital Status
Married 121 113 93.9 86.1-97.5 8 6.1 2.5-13.9
Other 76 71 95.0 83.8-98.6 5 5.0 1.4-16.2
Income
14,999 or less 52 46 95.0 84.5-98.5 6 5.0 1.5-15.5
15,000-24,999 27 23 84.0 57.4-95.3 4 16.0 4.7-42.6
25,000-49,999 34 34 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 60 59 97.2 82.8-99.6 1 2.8 0.4-17.2
WIC recipient
No 116 111 95.7 88.3-98.5 5 4.3 1.5-11.7
Yes 76 68 92.2 80.3-97.1 8 7.8 2.9-19.7
Medicaid recipient
No 96 93 96.6 88.7-99.1 3 3.4 0.9-11.3
Yes 101 91 92.5 83.0-96.9 10 7.5 3.1-17.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 104 96 90.1 80.9-95.1 8 9.9 4.9-19.1
2500+ grams 93 88 94.9 88.2-97.9 5 5.1 2.1-11.8

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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