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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? PAYCHECK OR MONEY FROM A JOB

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1665 153 8.9 7.2-10.8 1512 91.1 89.2-92.8
Age
< 20 years 195 49 21.7 15.2-30.1 146 78.3 69.9-84.8
20-24 years 399 40 8.4 5.5-12.6 359 91.6 87.4-94.5
25-34 years 840 53 6.5 4.6- 9.1 787 93.5 90.9-95.4
35+ years 231 11 6.4 3.3-12.0 220 93.6 88.0-96.7
Race
White 1151 76 6.9 5.2- 9.0 1075 93.1 91.0-94.8
Black 440 67 13.8 9.9-18.8 373 86.2 81.2-90.1
Other 74 10 15.4 7.5-29.0 64 84.6 71.0-92.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 214 25 10.0 6.2-15.8 189 90.0 84.2-93.8
No 1448 127 8.6 6.9-10.8 1321 91.4 89.2-93.1
Education
< High School 335 73 19.7 14.9-25.7 262 80.3 74.3-85.1
High School 452 45 6.8 4.4-10.3 407 93.2 89.7-95.6
> High School 872 34 5.0 3.4- 7.4 838 95.0 92.6-96.6
Marital Status
Married 1012 30 3.0 2.0- 4.7 982 97.0 95.3-98.0
Other 653 123 17.0 13.6-21.0 530 83.0 79.0-86.4
Income
14,999 or less 452 93 18.2 14.0-23.3 359 81.8 76.7-86.0
15,000-24,999 258 16 5.0 2.6- 9.7 242 95.0 90.3-97.4
25,000-49,999 306 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5 304 98.9 95.5-99.7
50,000 or more 543 6 1.6 0.7- 3.7 537 98.4 96.3-99.3
WIC recipient
No 944 48 5.0 3.5- 7.1 896 95.0 92.9-96.5
Yes 706 101 13.2 10.3-16.7 605 86.8 83.3-89.7
Medicaid recipient
No 790 14 2.4 1.4- 4.3 776 97.6 95.7-98.6
Yes 875 139 14.2 11.5-17.5 736 85.8 82.5-88.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 766 85 12.6 10.4-15.2 681 87.4 84.8-89.6
2500+ grams 899 68 8.5 6.8-10.7 831 91.5 89.3-93.2

#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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