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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 1344 1170 87.2 85.0-89.1 174 12.8 10.9-15.0
Age
< 20 years 145 127 85.9 77.7-91.5 18 14.1 8.5-22.3
20-24 years 316 272 85.9 80.8-89.9 44 14.1 10.1-19.2
25-34 years 677 587 87.7 84.6-90.2 90 12.3 9.8-15.4
35+ years 206 184 88.5 82.5-92.6 22 11.5 7.4-17.5
Race
White 953 851 89.0 86.5-91.0 102 11.0 9.0-13.5
Black 325 260 80.8 75.2-85.4 65 19.2 14.6-24.8
Other 66 59 88.6 76.4-94.9 7 11.4 5.1-23.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 180 142 77.1 69.3-83.4 38 22.9 16.6-30.7
No 1163 1027 89.0 86.7-90.9 136 11.0 9.1-13.3
Education
< High School 256 205 79.4 73.1-84.5 51 20.6 15.5-26.9
High School 368 313 85.4 80.7-89.1 55 14.6 10.9-19.3
> High School 716 649 91.5 89.0-93.5 67 8.5 6.5-11.0
Marital Status
Married 819 731 89.2 86.5-91.4 88 10.8 8.6-13.5
Other 525 439 84.2 80.3-87.5 86 15.8 12.5-19.7
Income
14,999 or less 373 308 83.5 78.7-87.5 65 16.5 12.5-21.3
15,000-24,999 171 138 83.6 76.4-89.0 33 16.4 11.0-23.6
25,000-49,999 260 231 89.0 83.9-92.6 29 11.0 7.4-16.1
50,000 or more 441 414 93.4 90.3-95.5 27 6.6 4.5- 9.7
WIC recipient
No 732 674 92.0 89.4-93.9 58 8.0 6.1-10.6
Yes 605 490 81.8 78.0-85.1 115 18.2 14.9-22.0
Medicaid recipient
No 631 583 91.7 88.9-93.8 48 8.3 6.2-11.1
Yes 713 587 83.4 80.0-86.4 126 16.6 13.6-20.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 441 376 84.9 81.3-88.0 65 15.1 12.0-18.7
2500+ grams 903 794 87.4 85.0-89.4 109 12.6 10.6-15.0

#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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