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2008 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 1313 160 12.0 10.1-14.2 1153 88.0 85.8-89.9
Age
< 20 years 139 19 11.8 7.0-19.4 120 88.2 80.6-93.0
20-24 years 305 51 15.5 11.3-20.7 254 84.5 79.3-88.7
25-34 years 664 75 11.1 8.6-14.2 589 88.9 85.8-91.4
35+ years 205 15 9.4 5.6-15.2 190 90.6 84.8-94.4
Race
White 930 107 11.3 9.2-13.8 823 88.7 86.2-90.8
Black 318 38 12.1 8.4-17.2 280 87.9 82.8-91.6
Other 65 15 22.5 12.8-36.3 50 77.5 63.7-87.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 48 26.4 19.7-34.4 123 73.6 65.6-80.3
No 1141 112 9.5 7.7-11.7 1029 90.5 88.3-92.3
Education
< High School 246 50 20.0 14.9-26.3 196 80.0 73.7-85.1
High School 353 54 15.1 11.2-20.0 299 84.9 80.0-88.8
> High School 711 56 7.0 5.2- 9.4 655 93.0 90.6-94.8
Marital Status
Married 801 81 9.4 7.3-12.0 720 90.6 88.0-92.7
Other 512 79 15.7 12.4-19.7 433 84.3 80.3-87.6
Income
14,999 or less 355 59 14.9 11.1-19.7 296 85.1 80.3-88.9
15,000-24,999 170 19 12.4 7.7-19.4 151 87.6 80.6-92.3
25,000-49,999 252 32 12.9 8.9-18.4 220 87.1 81.6-91.1
50,000 or more 438 30 6.3 4.2- 9.3 408 93.7 90.7-95.8
WIC recipient
No 725 70 8.4 6.4-10.9 655 91.6 89.1-93.6
Yes 581 89 16.1 13.0-19.9 492 83.9 80.1-87.0
Medicaid recipient
No 625 51 7.1 5.2- 9.7 574 92.9 90.3-94.8
Yes 688 109 16.2 13.2-19.6 579 83.8 80.4-86.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 422 62 14.8 11.8-18.5 360 85.2 81.5-88.2
2500+ grams 891 98 11.7 9.7-14.1 793 88.3 85.9-90.3

#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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