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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? SOCIAL SECURITY, WORKERS' COMPENSATION, VETERAN BENEFITS, OR PENSIONS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1379 1326 96.6 95.3-97.6 53 3.4 2.4- 4.7
Age
< 20 years 150 136 89.8 82.3-94.3 14 10.2 5.7-17.7
20-24 years 325 314 96.9 93.7-98.5 11 3.1 1.5- 6.3
25-34 years 693 672 97.7 96.1-98.7 21 2.3 1.3- 3.9
35+ years 211 204 97.6 94.1-99.1 7 2.4 0.9- 5.9
Race
White 976 947 97.1 95.6-98.1 29 2.9 1.9- 4.4
Black 334 312 95.3 91.8-97.4 22 4.7 2.6- 8.2
Other 69 67 95.2 82.8-98.8 2 4.8 1.2-17.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 195 194 99.9 99.4- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
No 1183 1131 96.0 94.5-97.1 52 4.0 2.9- 5.5
Education
< High School 271 254 93.6 89.2-96.2 17 6.4 3.8-10.8
High School 379 364 97.1 94.4-98.5 15 2.9 1.5- 5.6
> High School 725 704 97.8 96.2-98.7 21 2.2 1.3- 3.8
Marital Status
Married 834 813 98.2 96.9-99.0 21 1.8 1.0- 3.1
Other 545 513 94.3 91.6-96.2 32 5.7 3.8- 8.4
Income
14,999 or less 385 359 94.1 90.6-96.3 26 5.9 3.7- 9.4
15,000-24,999 177 169 95.5 90.3-98.0 8 4.5 2.0- 9.7
25,000-49,999 265 256 97.3 94.3-98.8 9 2.7 1.2- 5.7
50,000 or more 442 436 99.0 97.4-99.6 6 1.0 0.4- 2.6
WIC recipient
No 744 728 98.2 96.7-99.0 16 1.8 1.0- 3.3
Yes 626 589 94.9 92.5-96.6 37 5.1 3.4- 7.5
Medicaid recipient
No 640 630 98.6 97.2-99.3 10 1.4 0.7- 2.8
Yes 739 696 95.0 92.8-96.5 43 5.0 3.5- 7.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 453 427 94.3 91.8-96.1 26 5.7 3.9- 8.2
2500+ grams 926 899 96.8 95.4-97.8 27 3.2 2.2- 4.6

#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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