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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

During the 12 months before your new baby was born, what were the sources of your household's income? UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1349 1299 96.6 95.0-97.7 50 3.4 2.3- 5.0
Age
< 20 years 134 128 97.6 90.9-99.4 6 2.4 0.6- 9.1
20-24 years 296 285 97.7 94.3-99.1 11 2.3 0.9- 5.7
25-34 years 696 671 95.6 93.0-97.3 25 4.4 2.7- 7.0
35+ years 223 215 97.5 92.7-99.1 8 2.5 0.9- 7.3
Race
White 985 955 97.3 95.6-98.4 30 2.7 1.6- 4.4
Black 286 267 93.8 88.9-96.6 19 6.2 3.4-11.1
Other 78 77 99.7 97.8- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 182 177 96.8 91.5-98.8 5 3.2 1.2- 8.5
No 1167 1122 96.6 94.8-97.7 45 3.4 2.3- 5.2
Education
< High School 219 208 95.8 90.5-98.2 11 4.2 1.8- 9.5
High School 403 383 96.8 93.5-98.4 20 3.2 1.6- 6.5
> High School 725 706 96.8 94.6-98.1 19 3.2 1.9- 5.4
Marital Status
Married 887 857 96.6 94.6-97.9 30 3.4 2.1- 5.4
Other 462 442 96.6 93.5-98.3 20 3.4 1.7- 6.5
Income
14,999 or less 357 339 95.9 92.2-97.9 18 4.1 2.1- 7.8
15,000-24,999 177 165 93.3 86.2-96.9 12 6.7 3.1-13.8
25,000-49,999 261 249 95.7 91.3-97.9 12 4.3 2.1- 8.7
50,000 or more 443 439 99.2 97.1-99.8 4 0.8 0.2- 2.9
WIC recipient
No 757 742 97.7 95.7-98.8 15 2.3 1.2- 4.3
Yes 579 544 95.3 92.4-97.1 35 4.7 2.9- 7.6
Medicaid recipient
No 679 667 97.8 95.8-98.9 12 2.2 1.1- 4.2
Yes 670 632 95.5 92.9-97.2 38 4.5 2.8- 7.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 597 568 94.9 92.7-96.4 29 5.1 3.6- 7.3
2500+ grams 752 731 96.8 95.0-97.9 21 3.2 2.1- 5.0

~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.

This page was generated on 01MAY08

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