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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

During the 12 months before your new baby was born, what were the sources of your household's income? MONEY FROM FAMILY OR FRIENDS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1664 1430 86.4 84.1-88.4 234 13.6 11.6-15.9
Age
< 20 years 195 130 69.3 60.3-77.0 65 30.7 23.0-39.7
20-24 years 398 326 81.3 75.9-85.7 72 18.7 14.3-24.1
25-34 years 840 765 91.7 88.9-93.8 75 8.3 6.2-11.1
35+ years 231 209 92.5 87.2-95.7 22 7.5 4.3-12.8
Race
White 1151 1029 89.4 87.0-91.5 122 10.6 8.5-13.0
Black 439 337 77.7 71.8-82.6 102 22.3 17.4-28.2
Other 74 64 81.4 67.0-90.5 10 18.6 9.5-33.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 214 194 89.3 83.3-93.3 20 10.7 6.7-16.7
No 1447 1234 85.8 83.2-88.0 213 14.2 12.0-16.8
Education
< High School 335 268 81.8 76.0-86.5 67 18.2 13.5-24.0
High School 452 377 84.2 79.5-88.1 75 15.8 11.9-20.5
> High School 871 781 89.8 86.9-92.1 90 10.2 7.9-13.1
Marital Status
Married 1012 923 91.2 88.8-93.2 89 8.8 6.8-11.2
Other 652 507 79.6 75.2-83.3 145 20.4 16.7-24.8
Income
14,999 or less 452 348 78.2 72.8-82.7 104 21.8 17.3-27.2
15,000-24,999 258 219 87.1 80.9-91.5 39 12.9 8.5-19.1
25,000-49,999 306 267 86.5 80.9-90.7 39 13.5 9.3-19.1
50,000 or more 543 517 96.1 93.6-97.7 26 3.9 2.3- 6.4
WIC recipient
No 944 851 90.8 88.1-92.9 93 9.2 7.1-11.9
Yes 705 566 80.9 77.0-84.4 139 19.1 15.6-23.0
Medicaid recipient
No 790 741 92.8 90.0-94.8 49 7.2 5.2-10.0
Yes 874 689 81.0 77.4-84.1 185 19.0 15.9-22.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 766 643 83.0 80.2-85.5 123 17.0 14.5-19.8
2500+ grams 898 787 86.7 84.2-88.8 111 13.3 11.2-15.8

#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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