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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 1309 1132 86.6 83.9-88.9 177 13.4 11.1-16.1
Age
< 20 years 127 102 85.9 76.4-92.0 25 14.1 8.0-23.6
20-24 years 286 250 87.4 81.5-91.6 36 12.6 8.4-18.5
25-34 years 684 606 86.9 83.1-90.0 78 13.1 10.0-16.9
35+ years 212 174 84.6 77.0-90.0 38 15.4 10.0-23.0
Race
White 961 846 88.7 85.8-91.0 115 11.3 9.0-14.2
Black 274 221 80.6 73.5-86.1 53 19.4 13.9-26.5
Other 74 65 84.7 67.9-93.5 9 15.3 6.5-32.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 167 145 84.3 75.3-90.5 22 15.7 9.5-24.7
No 1142 987 87.0 84.2-89.4 155 13.0 10.6-15.8
Education
< High School 203 160 78.5 69.9-85.1 43 21.5 14.9-30.1
High School 393 327 84.5 79.4-88.6 66 15.5 11.4-20.6
> High School 711 643 91.0 87.9-93.3 68 9.0 6.7-12.1
Marital Status
Married 867 772 89.6 86.7-91.8 95 10.4 8.2-13.3
Other 442 360 82.1 76.8-86.4 82 17.9 13.6-23.2
Income
14,999 or less 346 279 81.8 75.7-86.7 67 18.2 13.3-24.3
15,000-24,999 175 156 89.6 81.9-94.3 19 10.4 5.7-18.1
25,000-49,999 253 219 87.4 81.4-91.6 34 12.6 8.4-18.6
50,000 or more 437 405 94.1 91.0-96.2 32 5.9 3.8- 9.0
WIC recipient
No 742 669 90.3 87.2-92.7 73 9.7 7.3-12.8
Yes 557 455 82.6 78.1-86.4 102 17.4 13.6-21.9
Medicaid recipient
No 668 612 91.2 88.1-93.6 56 8.8 6.4-11.9
Yes 641 520 82.4 78.1-86.0 121 17.6 14.0-21.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 577 485 82.3 78.6-85.4 92 17.7 14.6-21.4
2500+ grams 732 647 87.0 84.1-89.4 85 13.0 10.6-15.9

~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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