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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 1313 617 44.3 40.9-47.8 696 55.7 52.2-59.1
Age
< 20 years 128 45 39.7 29.2-51.3 83 60.3 48.7-70.8
20-24 years 286 99 34.4 27.8-41.7 187 65.6 58.3-72.2
25-34 years 685 348 44.2 39.6-48.9 337 55.8 51.1-60.4
35+ years 214 125 65.6 56.8-73.5 89 34.4 26.5-43.2
Race
White 961 501 49.9 45.9-53.8 460 50.1 46.2-54.1
Black 278 74 24.5 18.3-31.9 204 75.5 68.1-81.7
Other 74 42 59.9 44.6-73.5 32 40.1 26.5-55.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 169 72 41.4 32.5-50.8 97 58.6 49.2-67.5
No 1144 545 44.9 41.3-48.6 599 55.1 51.4-58.7
Education
< High School 206 70 34.9 26.9-43.9 136 65.1 56.1-73.1
High School 393 124 28.2 22.9-34.3 269 71.8 65.7-77.1
> High School 712 422 57.7 53.1-62.2 290 42.3 37.8-46.9
Marital Status
Married 865 488 55.2 51.1-59.3 377 44.8 40.7-48.9
Other 448 129 28.1 23.0-34.0 319 71.9 66.0-77.0
Income
14,999 or less 349 89 24.1 18.6-30.5 260 75.9 69.5-81.4
15,000-24,999 175 49 28.0 20.2-37.4 126 72.0 62.6-79.8
25,000-49,999 254 112 45.5 38.1-53.2 142 54.5 46.8-61.9
50,000 or more 435 321 72.6 67.1-77.5 114 27.4 22.5-32.9
WIC recipient
No 743 454 59.4 54.8-63.9 289 40.6 36.1-45.2
Yes 560 157 27.1 22.6-32.1 403 72.9 67.9-77.4
Medicaid recipient
No 667 473 69.4 64.9-73.7 194 30.6 26.3-35.1
Yes 646 144 22.3 18.3-26.9 502 77.7 73.1-81.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 581 262 40.5 36.5-44.6 319 59.5 55.4-63.5
2500+ grams 732 355 44.7 41.0-48.4 377 55.3 51.6-59.0

~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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