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2008 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 A BUSINESS, FEES, DIVIDENDS, OR RENTAL INCOME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1379 1329 96.3 95.1-97.3 50 3.7 2.7- 4.9
Age
< 20 years 150 149 99.1 94.0-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
20-24 years 325 323 99.2 97.0-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.0
25-34 years 693 659 95.2 93.1-96.6 34 4.8 3.4- 6.9
35+ years 211 198 93.4 88.6-96.3 13 6.6 3.7-11.4
Race
White 976 932 95.5 93.8-96.7 44 4.5 3.3- 6.2
Black 334 330 99.3 97.4-99.8 4 0.7 0.2- 2.6
Other 69 67 96.3 86.5-99.1 2 3.7 0.9-13.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 195 193 98.8 95.2-99.7 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8
No 1183 1135 95.9 94.4-97.0 48 4.1 3.0- 5.6
Education
< High School 271 270 99.6 97.0-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
High School 379 375 98.4 95.8-99.4 4 1.6 0.6- 4.2
> High School 725 681 93.8 91.5-95.4 44 6.2 4.6- 8.5
Marital Status
Married 834 791 94.8 92.9-96.2 43 5.2 3.8- 7.1
Other 545 538 98.5 96.8-99.3 7 1.5 0.7- 3.2
Income
14,999 or less 385 383 99.2 96.8-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2
15,000-24,999 177 171 96.6 92.3-98.5 6 3.4 1.5- 7.7
25,000-49,999 265 256 96.3 92.9-98.1 9 3.7 1.9- 7.1
50,000 or more 442 409 92.7 89.5-94.9 33 7.3 5.1-10.5
WIC recipient
No 744 699 93.8 91.6-95.4 45 6.2 4.6- 8.4
Yes 626 621 99.1 97.7-99.7 5 0.9 0.3- 2.3
Medicaid recipient
No 640 601 94.0 91.7-95.7 39 6.0 4.3- 8.3
Yes 739 728 98.2 96.8-99.0 11 1.8 1.0- 3.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 453 442 97.9 96.2-98.8 11 2.1 1.2- 3.8
2500+ grams 926 887 96.2 94.8-97.2 39 3.8 2.8- 5.2

#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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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