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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

Number of Sources of Income*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
One source Two sources 3 or more sources
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1325 909 67.3 63.9-70.5 283 21.2 18.5-24.2 133 11.5 9.3-14.0
Age
< 20 years 128 70 54.3 43.0-65.2 35 23.0 15.0-33.7 23 22.7 14.5-33.7
20-24 years 291 177 60.0 52.7-66.8 73 24.6 18.9-31.4 41 15.4 10.8-21.5
25-34 years 684 497 71.8 67.2-75.9 130 19.3 15.9-23.4 57 8.9 6.4-12.3
35+ years 222 165 74.3 66.0-81.2 45 20.8 14.5-28.9 12 4.9 2.3-10.2
Race
White 970 708 72.5 68.8-75.9 197 20.2 17.3-23.6 65 7.2 5.3- 9.8
Black 279 145 50.4 42.6-58.2 71 25.3 19.1-32.7 63 24.2 18.2-31.5
Other 76 56 73.2 57.7-84.6 15 15.5 7.4-29.6 5 11.3 4.3-26.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 167 126 72.4 63.1-80.0 36 24.1 16.9-33.1 5 3.6 1.3- 9.3
No 1158 783 66.4 62.7-69.8 247 20.7 17.8-23.8 128 13.0 10.5-15.9
Education
< High School 204 126 66.8 57.9-74.6 52 21.5 15.1-29.6 26 11.7 7.0-19.0
High School 400 248 60.4 54.0-66.5 100 23.0 18.1-28.7 52 16.6 12.2-22.2
> High School 720 534 71.6 67.3-75.6 131 20.1 16.6-24.0 55 8.3 6.0-11.4
Marital Status
Married 876 664 75.3 71.6-78.7 166 19.0 16.0-22.4 46 5.7 4.0- 8.0
Other 449 245 55.3 49.2-61.2 117 24.5 19.7-30.0 87 20.2 15.8-25.5
Income
14,999 or less 347 193 57.2 50.3-63.9 96 24.0 18.7-30.2 58 18.8 13.9-25.0
15,000-24,999 177 110 64.1 54.4-72.7 37 18.8 12.3-27.5 30 17.2 11.0-25.8
25,000-49,999 259 180 68.2 60.7-74.9 58 22.8 17.1-29.7 21 9.0 5.4-14.7
50,000 or more 442 371 82.5 77.8-86.5 63 15.5 11.8-20.1 8 1.9 0.9- 4.4
WIC recipient
No 749 592 78.4 74.4-81.9 127 17.3 14.1-20.9 30 4.3 2.8- 6.7
Yes 566 311 54.9 49.6-60.1 152 25.4 21.1-30.3 103 19.7 15.7-24.4
Medicaid recipient
No 673 531 77.8 73.7-81.4 117 18.7 15.3-22.5 25 3.5 2.1- 5.9
Yes 652 378 58.0 53.0-62.9 166 23.5 19.5-28.0 108 18.5 14.8-22.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 583 390 63.2 59.0-67.2 131 23.4 20.0-27.1 62 13.4 10.5-17.0
2500+ grams 742 519 67.7 64.0-71.1 152 21.0 18.1-24.2 71 11.3 9.0-14.1

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 62. During the 12 months before your new baby was born, what were the sources of your household's income?

~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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