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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 1347 1209 89.5 87.4-91.2 138 10.5 8.8-12.6
Age
< 20 years 143 124 85.4 77.1-91.1 19 14.6 8.9-22.9
20-24 years 318 282 89.3 84.6-92.6 36 10.7 7.4-15.4
25-34 years 680 615 90.0 87.0-92.3 65 10.0 7.7-13.0
35+ years 206 188 91.1 85.6-94.7 18 8.9 5.3-14.4
Race
White 956 881 91.6 89.3-93.4 75 8.4 6.6-10.7
Black 326 267 81.6 76.0-86.2 59 18.4 13.8-24.0
Other 65 61 92.4 81.5-97.1 4 7.6 2.9-18.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 183 163 86.5 79.6-91.3 20 13.5 8.7-20.4
No 1163 1045 90.0 87.8-91.8 118 10.0 8.2-12.2
Education
< High School 258 219 85.3 79.6-89.6 39 14.7 10.4-20.4
High School 369 328 87.3 82.7-90.8 41 12.7 9.2-17.3
> High School 717 659 92.4 90.0-94.3 58 7.6 5.7-10.0
Marital Status
Married 821 752 91.1 88.5-93.1 69 8.9 6.9-11.5
Other 526 457 87.1 83.4-90.1 69 12.9 9.9-16.6
Income
14,999 or less 374 322 85.1 80.3-88.9 52 14.9 11.1-19.7
15,000-24,999 171 145 86.3 79.4-91.2 26 13.7 8.8-20.6
25,000-49,999 262 240 91.3 86.5-94.5 22 8.7 5.5-13.5
50,000 or more 441 415 94.2 91.3-96.2 26 5.8 3.8- 8.7
WIC recipient
No 733 684 93.2 90.8-95.0 49 6.8 5.0- 9.2
Yes 607 519 85.3 81.7-88.3 88 14.7 11.7-18.3
Medicaid recipient
No 633 597 94.0 91.5-95.8 36 6.0 4.2- 8.5
Yes 714 612 85.7 82.4-88.4 102 14.3 11.6-17.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 443 395 89.1 85.9-91.7 48 10.9 8.3-14.1
2500+ grams 904 814 89.5 87.3-91.4 90 10.5 8.6-12.7

#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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