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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 1572 248 16.4 14.2-18.9 1324 83.6 81.1-85.8
Age
< 20 years 178 32 21.1 14.4-29.8 146 78.9 70.2-85.6
20-24 years 375 69 20.4 15.7-26.0 306 79.6 74.0-84.3
25-34 years 800 119 14.5 11.6-17.9 681 85.5 82.1-88.4
35+ years 219 28 11.7 7.4-18.1 191 88.3 81.9-92.6
Race
White 1086 160 14.9 12.4-17.7 926 85.1 82.3-87.6
Black 417 64 18.3 13.7-24.1 353 81.7 75.9-86.3
Other 69 24 31.3 19.7-45.8 45 68.7 54.2-80.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 184 47 25.7 19.1-33.6 137 74.3 66.4-80.9
No 1386 200 14.6 12.3-17.1 1186 85.4 82.9-87.7
Education
< High School 300 75 27.8 21.9-34.7 225 72.2 65.3-78.1
High School 425 69 16.2 12.3-21.1 356 83.8 78.9-87.7
> High School 843 103 11.8 9.3-14.8 740 88.2 85.2-90.7
Marital Status
Married 968 129 12.4 10.1-15.2 839 87.6 84.8-89.9
Other 604 119 22.2 18.2-26.8 485 77.8 73.2-81.8
Income
14,999 or less 415 95 22.2 17.4-27.8 320 77.8 72.2-82.6
15,000-24,999 240 43 21.6 15.6-29.1 197 78.4 70.9-84.4
25,000-49,999 296 49 14.7 10.4-20.6 247 85.3 79.4-89.6
50,000 or more 530 43 8.7 6.1-12.1 487 91.3 87.9-93.9
WIC recipient
No 909 110 12.2 9.7-15.2 799 87.8 84.8-90.3
Yes 650 134 21.3 17.6-25.6 516 78.7 74.4-82.4
Medicaid recipient
No 762 81 10.9 8.4-14.0 681 89.1 86.0-91.6
Yes 810 167 21.2 17.8-25.0 643 78.8 75.0-82.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 700 113 16.5 14.0-19.4 587 83.5 80.6-86.0
2500+ grams 872 135 16.4 14.0-19.1 737 83.6 80.9-86.0

#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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