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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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During your pregnancy, were you on WIC (the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1341 758 52.8 49.3-56.2 583 47.2 43.8-50.7
Age
< 20 years 134 26 15.2 9.1-24.3 108 84.8 75.7-90.9
20-24 years 297 93 30.9 24.6-38.0 204 69.1 62.0-75.4
25-34 years 689 464 64.5 59.8-69.1 225 35.5 30.9-40.2
35+ years 221 175 80.1 71.9-86.3 46 19.9 13.7-28.1
Race
White 977 612 58.9 55.0-62.8 365 41.1 37.2-45.0
Black 286 93 31.8 25.0-39.4 193 68.2 60.6-75.0
Other 78 53 64.7 49.4-77.5 25 35.3 22.5-50.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 69 38.5 30.0-47.7 109 61.5 52.3-70.0
No 1163 689 55.6 51.9-59.3 474 44.4 40.7-48.1
Education
< High School 214 56 25.1 18.3-33.4 158 74.9 66.6-81.7
High School 405 156 38.7 32.8-45.0 249 61.3 55.0-67.2
> High School 720 544 72.5 68.2-76.5 176 27.5 23.5-31.8
Marital Status
Married 880 622 69.2 65.2-72.9 258 30.8 27.1-34.8
Other 461 136 28.9 23.8-34.6 325 71.1 65.4-76.2
Income
14,999 or less 354 78 20.3 15.3-26.4 276 79.7 73.6-84.7
15,000-24,999 176 53 31.3 23.1-40.8 123 68.7 59.2-76.9
25,000-49,999 261 166 58.3 50.6-65.5 95 41.7 34.5-49.4
50,000 or more 438 420 96.5 93.8-98.1 18 3.5 1.9- 6.2
WIC recipient
No 758 758 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 583 0 0.0 . - . 583 100 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 672 595 86.0 82.2-89.1 77 14.0 10.9-17.8
Yes 669 163 24.4 20.4-29.0 506 75.6 71.0-79.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 591 319 46.0 41.9-50.2 272 54.0 49.8-58.1
2500+ grams 750 439 53.4 49.6-57.1 311 46.6 42.9-50.4

~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.

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