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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 FAMILY OR FRIENDS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1379 1173 84.9 82.5-86.9 206 15.1 13.1-17.5
Age
< 20 years 150 98 66.9 57.6-75.0 52 33.1 25.0-42.4
20-24 years 325 256 76.9 71.1-81.9 69 23.1 18.1-28.9
25-34 years 693 620 89.8 86.9-92.0 73 10.2 8.0-13.1
35+ years 211 199 95.0 90.7-97.4 12 5.0 2.6- 9.3
Race
White 976 860 87.9 85.3-90.0 116 12.1 10.0-14.7
Black 334 253 74.2 68.1-79.5 81 25.8 20.5-31.9
Other 69 60 87.0 74.6-93.9 9 13.0 6.1-25.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 195 178 91.8 86.4-95.2 17 8.2 4.8-13.6
No 1183 994 83.5 80.9-85.8 189 16.5 14.2-19.1
Education
< High School 271 218 81.8 76.0-86.5 53 18.2 13.5-24.0
High School 379 307 81.1 76.1-85.3 72 18.9 14.7-23.9
> High School 725 645 88.3 85.3-90.7 80 11.7 9.3-14.7
Marital Status
Married 834 761 91.2 88.7-93.2 73 8.8 6.8-11.3
Other 545 412 75.8 71.3-79.7 133 24.2 20.3-28.7
Income
14,999 or less 385 280 71.8 66.1-76.8 105 28.2 23.2-33.9
15,000-24,999 177 142 79.6 71.9-85.6 35 20.4 14.4-28.1
25,000-49,999 265 241 91.7 87.4-94.7 24 8.3 5.3-12.6
50,000 or more 442 417 94.0 91.0-96.1 25 6.0 3.9- 9.0
WIC recipient
No 744 676 90.9 88.3-93.0 68 9.1 7.0-11.7
Yes 626 489 78.1 74.1-81.6 137 21.9 18.4-25.9
Medicaid recipient
No 640 597 93.1 90.6-95.0 43 6.9 5.0- 9.4
Yes 739 576 78.0 74.4-81.3 163 22.0 18.7-25.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 453 377 82.2 78.4-85.5 76 17.8 14.5-21.6
2500+ grams 926 796 85.1 82.6-87.3 130 14.9 12.7-17.4

#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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