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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? CHILD SUPPORT OR ALIMONY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1349 1272 93.8 91.8-95.4 77 6.2 4.6- 8.2
Age
< 20 years 134 126 92.4 84.0-96.6 8 7.6 3.4-16.0
20-24 years 296 278 93.2 88.1-96.2 18 6.8 3.8-11.9
25-34 years 696 657 94.2 91.4-96.2 39 5.8 3.8- 8.6
35+ years 223 211 94.7 88.9-97.6 12 5.3 2.4-11.1
Race
White 985 956 96.2 94.2-97.5 29 3.8 2.5- 5.8
Black 286 239 86.4 80.4-90.7 47 13.6 9.3-19.6
Other 78 77 96.0 76.7-99.4 1 4.0 0.6-23.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 182 178 96.7 90.4-98.9 4 3.3 1.1- 9.6
No 1167 1094 93.3 91.0-95.0 73 6.7 5.0- 9.0
Education
< High School 219 203 93.8 88.2-96.8 16 6.2 3.2-11.8
High School 403 369 90.4 85.7-93.7 34 9.6 6.3-14.3
> High School 725 698 95.9 93.4-97.4 27 4.1 2.6- 6.6
Marital Status
Married 887 863 97.1 95.3-98.3 24 2.9 1.7- 4.7
Other 462 409 89.0 84.7-92.2 53 11.0 7.8-15.3
Income
14,999 or less 357 323 90.0 85.0-93.4 34 10.0 6.6-15.0
15,000-24,999 177 158 89.0 81.0-93.8 19 11.0 6.2-19.0
25,000-49,999 261 248 95.0 90.3-97.4 13 5.0 2.6- 9.7
50,000 or more 443 438 99.1 97.2-99.7 5 0.9 0.3- 2.8
WIC recipient
No 757 735 96.8 94.6-98.2 22 3.2 1.8- 5.4
Yes 579 525 90.6 86.9-93.3 54 9.4 6.7-13.1
Medicaid recipient
No 679 669 98.3 96.4-99.2 10 1.7 0.8- 3.6
Yes 670 603 89.9 86.5-92.6 67 10.1 7.4-13.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 597 557 90.7 87.4-93.2 40 9.3 6.8-12.6
2500+ grams 752 715 94.1 91.9-95.7 37 5.9 4.3- 8.1

~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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