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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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How was your prenatal care paid for? PERSONAL INCOME (CASH, CHECK, OR CREDIT CARD)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1337 987 73.9 70.8-76.8 350 26.1 23.2-29.2
Age
< 20 years 134 119 91.6 84.1-95.7 15 8.4 4.3-15.9
20-24 years 296 229 79.3 72.7-84.6 67 20.7 15.4-27.3
25-34 years 689 487 68.5 63.9-72.7 202 31.5 27.3-36.1
35+ years 218 152 68.8 60.2-76.2 66 31.2 23.8-39.8
Race
White 978 682 68.7 64.9-72.3 296 31.3 27.7-35.1
Black 285 241 86.3 80.2-90.7 44 13.7 9.3-19.8
Other 74 64 89.5 77.3-95.5 10 10.5 4.5-22.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 97 50.1 41.1-59.1 81 49.9 40.9-58.9
No 1159 890 78.7 75.6-81.4 269 21.3 18.6-24.4
Education
< High School 212 163 71.6 63.0-78.9 49 28.4 21.1-37.0
High School 399 315 79.8 74.3-84.3 84 20.2 15.7-25.7
> High School 724 508 71.4 67.2-75.3 216 28.6 24.7-32.8
Marital Status
Married 881 616 69.6 65.8-73.3 265 30.4 26.7-34.2
Other 456 371 80.2 74.8-84.6 85 19.8 15.4-25.2
Income
14,999 or less 347 290 80.9 74.8-85.8 57 19.1 14.2-25.2
15,000-24,999 174 130 75.2 66.1-82.6 44 24.8 17.4-33.9
25,000-49,999 259 179 72.3 65.0-78.6 80 27.7 21.4-35.0
50,000 or more 442 305 68.2 62.7-73.2 137 31.8 26.8-37.3
WIC recipient
No 747 494 66.0 61.6-70.2 253 34.0 29.8-38.4
Yes 577 482 82.1 77.7-85.8 95 17.9 14.2-22.3
Medicaid recipient
No 675 454 67.7 63.2-71.9 221 32.3 28.1-36.8
Yes 662 533 79.3 74.9-83.1 129 20.7 16.9-25.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 590 443 77.5 74.1-80.7 147 22.5 19.3-25.9
2500+ grams 747 544 73.6 70.2-76.7 203 26.4 23.3-29.8

~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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