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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? SOCIAL SECURITY, WORKERS' COMPENSATION, VETERAN BENEFITS, OR PENSIONS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1349 1307 96.6 95.0-97.7 42 3.4 2.3- 5.0
Age
< 20 years 134 124 92.6 84.5-96.6 10 7.4 3.4-15.5
20-24 years 296 289 97.5 94.2-99.0 7 2.5 1.0- 5.8
25-34 years 696 675 96.5 93.8-98.0 21 3.5 2.0- 6.2
35+ years 223 219 99.0 96.3-99.8 4 1.0 0.2- 3.7
Race
White 985 962 97.6 95.8-98.6 23 2.4 1.4- 4.2
Black 286 269 93.5 88.4-96.5 17 6.5 3.5-11.6
Other 78 76 97.4 86.7-99.5 2 2.6 0.5-13.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 182 179 96.8 90.4-99.0 3 3.2 1.0- 9.6
No 1167 1128 96.6 94.8-97.8 39 3.4 2.2- 5.2
Education
< High School 219 207 93.7 87.5-96.9 12 6.3 3.1-12.5
High School 403 388 95.3 91.4-97.5 15 4.7 2.5- 8.6
> High School 725 710 98.6 97.2-99.3 15 1.4 0.7- 2.8
Marital Status
Married 887 872 98.7 97.4-99.4 15 1.3 0.6- 2.6
Other 462 435 93.5 89.8-96.0 27 6.5 4.0-10.2
Income
14,999 or less 357 342 96.0 92.1-98.0 15 4.0 2.0- 7.9
15,000-24,999 177 172 96.9 90.1-99.1 5 3.1 0.9- 9.9
25,000-49,999 261 252 97.4 93.0-99.0 9 2.6 1.0- 7.0
50,000 or more 443 437 98.4 95.9-99.4 6 1.6 0.6- 4.1
WIC recipient
No 757 739 96.7 94.2-98.1 18 3.3 1.9- 5.8
Yes 579 555 96.4 93.8-98.0 24 3.6 2.0- 6.2
Medicaid recipient
No 679 668 98.5 96.8-99.4 11 1.5 0.6- 3.2
Yes 670 639 94.9 92.1-96.8 31 5.1 3.2- 7.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 597 575 95.6 93.3-97.2 22 4.4 2.8- 6.7
2500+ grams 752 732 96.7 94.9-97.9 20 3.3 2.1- 5.1

~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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