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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, how many people, including yourself, depended on this income?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
1 dependent 2 dependents 3 dependents 4 or more dependents
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1306 101 6.8 5.2- 8.8 501 32.9 29.8-36.2 392 33.4 30.2-36.8 312 26.9 23.9-30.2
Age
< 20 years 117 20 16.4 9.4-27.2 50 39.2 28.6-51.0 22 21.0 12.8-32.6 25 23.3 14.6-35.0
20-24 years 287 33 10.5 6.8-15.9 118 37.5 30.8-44.7 79 31.8 25.3-39.0 57 20.2 14.9-26.8
25-34 years 682 38 4.2 2.7- 6.5 267 31.4 27.3-35.8 219 36.0 31.5-40.7 158 28.4 24.2-33.1
35+ years 220 10 2.7 1.0- 7.3 66 25.8 19.0-34.0 72 36.2 28.2-45.0 72 35.3 27.6-43.9
Race
White 962 56 5.2 3.8- 7.3 382 32.3 28.8-35.9 299 35.7 31.9-39.6 225 26.8 23.4-30.6
Black 268 41 12.1 7.9-18.3 91 34.9 27.7-43.0 72 26.3 19.9-33.8 64 26.7 20.1-34.5
Other 76 4 5.0 1.0-21.6 28 32.4 20.6-46.9 21 33.3 21.0-48.3 23 29.4 17.9-44.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 167 2 1.4 0.2- 8.3 39 19.9 13.7-27.9 56 34.2 25.9-43.7 70 44.5 35.4-53.9
No 1139 99 7.8 6.0-10.1 462 35.4 32.0-39.0 336 33.2 29.8-36.8 242 23.6 20.5-26.9
Education
< High School 197 14 7.6 3.8-14.7 48 20.8 14.4-29.0 54 29.7 22.0-38.7 81 41.9 33.3-51.1
High School 391 42 8.7 5.8-12.7 135 32.3 26.7-38.6 114 33.5 27.7-40.0 100 25.5 20.3-31.5
> High School 716 45 5.4 3.7- 8.0 318 37.9 33.7-42.3 224 34.8 30.6-39.3 129 21.8 18.2-25.9
Marital Status
Married 871 18 1.4 0.7- 2.5 357 32.9 29.3-36.7 283 37.0 33.1-41.0 213 28.8 25.2-32.7
Other 435 83 15.2 11.4-19.8 144 32.9 27.5-38.8 109 27.9 22.6-33.9 99 24.0 19.0-29.9
Income
14,999 or less 349 59 14.2 10.2-19.6 122 32.8 26.8-39.5 84 28.1 22.2-34.9 84 24.8 19.2-31.4
15,000-24,999 177 19 8.0 4.4-14.1 55 30.4 22.4-39.8 51 28.1 20.5-37.3 52 33.4 24.9-43.1
25,000-49,999 258 8 2.9 1.2- 6.9 96 30.0 23.7-37.1 85 37.4 30.3-45.0 69 29.7 23.1-37.3
50,000 or more 438 7 0.8 0.3- 2.3 200 37.2 32.0-42.7 149 39.0 33.5-44.8 82 23.0 18.5-28.3
WIC recipient
No 742 35 4.3 2.8- 6.7 308 33.6 29.5-37.9 240 36.5 32.2-41.0 159 25.6 21.7-29.9
Yes 555 65 9.7 7.0-13.3 190 32.0 27.3-37.1 149 29.7 25.0-34.9 151 28.5 23.9-33.7
Medicaid recipient
No 669 25 3.1 1.8- 5.3 305 36.5 32.2-41.0 214 37.4 33.0-42.1 125 23.0 19.3-27.3
Yes 637 76 10.2 7.5-13.6 196 29.7 25.3-34.4 178 29.8 25.3-34.7 187 30.4 25.9-35.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 577 59 12.1 9.5-15.3 246 39.2 35.2-43.3 149 26.0 22.4-29.9 123 22.8 19.4-26.6
2500+ grams 729 42 6.3 4.7- 8.5 255 32.3 29.0-35.9 243 34.0 30.6-37.7 189 27.3 24.0-30.8

~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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