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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? PAYCHECK OR MONEY FROM A JOB

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1379 138 10.0 8.3-12.1 1241 90.0 87.9-91.7
Age
< 20 years 150 40 26.0 18.6-35.1 110 74.0 64.9-81.4
20-24 years 325 40 12.9 9.2-17.9 285 87.1 82.1-90.8
25-34 years 693 41 6.0 4.2- 8.4 652 94.0 91.6-95.8
35+ years 211 17 7.1 4.1-12.1 194 92.9 87.9-95.9
Race
White 976 65 6.0 4.5- 7.9 911 94.0 92.1-95.5
Black 334 66 22.9 17.8-28.9 268 77.1 71.1-82.2
Other 69 7 14.8 7.1-28.6 62 85.2 71.4-92.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 195 18 8.2 4.8-13.7 177 91.8 86.3-95.2
No 1183 120 10.4 8.5-12.6 1063 89.6 87.4-91.5
Education
< High School 271 68 22.8 17.6-29.0 203 77.2 71.0-82.4
High School 379 41 11.4 8.2-15.7 338 88.6 84.3-91.8
> High School 725 29 3.5 2.3- 5.3 696 96.5 94.7-97.7
Marital Status
Married 834 29 3.2 2.1- 4.9 805 96.8 95.1-97.9
Other 545 109 19.9 16.2-24.1 436 80.1 75.9-83.8
Income
14,999 or less 385 90 22.6 18.1-28.0 295 77.4 72.0-81.9
15,000-24,999 177 9 6.2 3.1-11.8 168 93.8 88.2-96.9
25,000-49,999 265 8 3.3 1.5- 6.9 257 96.7 93.1-98.5
50,000 or more 442 5 1.0 0.4- 2.7 437 99.0 97.3-99.6
WIC recipient
No 744 40 5.3 3.7- 7.5 704 94.7 92.5-96.3
Yes 626 98 15.3 12.3-18.9 528 84.7 81.1-87.7
Medicaid recipient
No 640 12 2.1 1.2- 3.9 628 97.9 96.1-98.8
Yes 739 126 16.5 13.6-19.9 613 83.5 80.1-86.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 453 57 13.6 10.7-17.2 396 86.4 82.8-89.3
2500+ grams 926 81 9.7 7.9-11.9 845 90.3 88.1-92.1

#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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