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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 1343 1108 83.7 81.3-85.8 235 16.3 14.2-18.7
Age
< 20 years 144 116 82.0 73.6-88.1 28 18.0 11.9-26.4
20-24 years 315 253 79.3 73.6-84.0 62 20.7 16.0-26.4
25-34 years 678 563 85.5 82.3-88.2 115 14.5 11.8-17.7
35+ years 206 176 86.0 79.8-90.5 30 14.0 9.5-20.2
Race
White 951 818 86.1 83.5-88.4 133 13.9 11.6-16.5
Black 326 233 74.6 68.6-79.8 93 25.4 20.2-31.4
Other 66 57 87.5 75.3-94.1 9 12.5 5.9-24.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 181 147 79.8 72.3-85.7 34 20.2 14.3-27.7
No 1161 960 84.4 81.9-86.6 201 15.6 13.4-18.1
Education
< High School 253 192 79.5 73.4-84.6 61 20.5 15.4-26.6
High School 369 299 81.2 76.1-85.4 70 18.8 14.6-23.9
> High School 717 614 86.8 83.9-89.3 103 13.2 10.7-16.1
Marital Status
Married 816 694 85.9 83.0-88.4 122 14.1 11.6-17.0
Other 527 414 80.4 76.2-84.0 113 19.6 16.0-23.8
Income
14,999 or less 373 281 77.4 72.1-82.0 92 22.6 18.0-27.9
15,000-24,999 171 133 81.7 74.5-87.3 38 18.3 12.7-25.5
25,000-49,999 261 222 86.0 80.6-90.1 39 14.0 9.9-19.4
50,000 or more 441 394 89.7 86.2-92.4 47 10.3 7.6-13.8
WIC recipient
No 731 639 88.2 85.4-90.6 92 11.8 9.4-14.6
Yes 605 463 78.6 74.6-82.1 142 21.4 17.9-25.4
Medicaid recipient
No 631 561 88.8 85.8-91.3 70 11.2 8.7-14.2
Yes 712 547 79.4 75.8-82.6 165 20.6 17.4-24.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 440 344 77.6 73.5-81.3 96 22.4 18.7-26.5
2500+ grams 903 764 84.2 81.6-86.5 139 15.8 13.5-18.4

#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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