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2007 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 1570 261 16.5 14.3-18.9 1309 83.5 81.1-85.7
Age
< 20 years 179 34 22.7 15.8-31.5 145 77.3 68.5-84.2
20-24 years 377 75 19.7 15.2-25.2 302 80.3 74.8-84.8
25-34 years 797 121 14.4 11.6-17.8 676 85.6 82.2-88.4
35+ years 217 31 12.0 7.6-18.4 186 88.0 81.6-92.4
Race
White 1082 175 16.2 13.7-19.2 907 83.8 80.8-86.3
Black 419 64 14.3 10.3-19.6 355 85.7 80.4-89.7
Other 69 22 31.2 19.5-45.8 47 68.8 54.2-80.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 181 58 30.3 23.2-38.5 123 69.7 61.5-76.8
No 1387 201 13.8 11.6-16.3 1186 86.2 83.7-88.4
Education
< High School 299 78 28.0 22.0-34.8 221 72.0 65.2-78.0
High School 424 72 15.4 11.6-20.2 352 84.6 79.8-88.4
> High School 843 109 12.3 9.8-15.4 734 87.7 84.6-90.2
Marital Status
Married 966 142 13.9 11.4-16.8 824 86.1 83.2-88.6
Other 604 119 20.2 16.4-24.7 485 79.8 75.3-83.6
Income
14,999 or less 414 105 23.2 18.4-28.8 309 76.8 71.2-81.6
15,000-24,999 240 42 20.6 14.8-28.0 198 79.4 72.0-85.2
25,000-49,999 296 47 14.6 10.3-20.3 249 85.4 79.7-89.7
50,000 or more 529 45 7.9 5.6-11.2 484 92.1 88.8-94.4
WIC recipient
No 907 116 12.0 9.6-15.0 791 88.0 85.0-90.4
Yes 649 142 21.7 17.9-26.0 507 78.3 74.0-82.1
Medicaid recipient
No 761 83 11.1 8.6-14.1 678 88.9 85.9-91.4
Yes 809 178 21.2 17.8-25.0 631 78.8 75.0-82.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 701 125 18.3 15.6-21.3 576 81.7 78.7-84.4
2500+ grams 869 136 16.3 14.0-19.0 733 83.7 81.0-86.0

#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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