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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 1268 266 24.0 21.0-27.3 1002 76.0 72.7-79.0
Age
< 20 years 123 35 33.8 23.7-45.6 88 66.2 54.4-76.3
20-24 years 277 59 24.2 18.3-31.3 218 75.8 68.7-81.7
25-34 years 659 130 23.1 19.1-27.5 529 76.9 72.5-80.9
35+ years 209 42 18.8 12.8-26.9 167 81.2 73.1-87.2
Race
White 927 166 21.7 18.4-25.5 761 78.3 74.5-81.6
Black 268 66 24.9 18.5-32.5 202 75.1 67.5-81.5
Other 73 34 52.8 38.4-66.7 39 47.2 33.3-61.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 155 66 48.6 39.0-58.2 89 51.4 41.8-61.0
No 1113 200 19.6 16.7-22.9 913 80.4 77.1-83.3
Education
< High School 186 72 45.4 36.4-54.8 114 54.6 45.2-63.6
High School 379 94 26.8 21.3-33.1 285 73.2 66.9-78.7
> High School 701 98 14.1 11.2-17.6 603 85.9 82.4-88.8
Marital Status
Married 849 154 20.2 17.1-23.8 695 79.8 76.2-82.9
Other 419 112 29.8 24.3-36.0 307 70.2 64.0-75.7
Income
14,999 or less 332 108 34.1 27.7-41.1 224 65.9 58.9-72.3
15,000-24,999 168 48 30.8 22.6-40.4 120 69.2 59.6-77.4
25,000-49,999 249 40 18.8 13.3-25.9 209 81.2 74.1-86.7
50,000 or more 428 44 10.2 7.3-14.2 384 89.8 85.8-92.7
WIC recipient
No 720 113 18.5 15.1-22.6 607 81.5 77.4-84.9
Yes 540 151 30.1 25.3-35.3 389 69.9 64.7-74.7
Medicaid recipient
No 658 84 14.2 11.2-17.8 574 85.8 82.2-88.8
Yes 610 182 33.0 28.2-38.1 428 67.0 61.9-71.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 545 107 21.4 18.0-25.3 438 78.6 74.7-82.0
2500+ grams 723 159 24.2 21.0-27.7 564 75.8 72.3-79.0

~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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