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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 1350 114 7.9 6.5- 9.7 1236 92.1 90.3-93.5
Age
< 20 years 146 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 145 99.8 98.6- 100
20-24 years 322 13 3.7 2.0- 6.8 309 96.3 93.2-98.0
25-34 years 676 80 10.8 8.5-13.6 596 89.2 86.4-91.5
35+ years 206 20 11.0 7.1-16.8 186 89.0 83.2-92.9
Race
White 957 91 8.9 7.1-11.0 866 91.1 89.0-92.9
Black 326 6 1.7 0.6- 4.4 320 98.3 95.6-99.4
Other 67 17 21.6 12.7-34.2 50 78.4 65.8-87.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 187 9 3.8 1.7- 8.1 178 96.2 91.9-98.3
No 1162 105 8.7 7.1-10.7 1057 91.3 89.3-92.9
Education
< High School 261 8 3.4 1.6- 7.1 253 96.6 92.9-98.4
High School 374 15 3.6 1.9- 6.4 359 96.4 93.6-98.1
> High School 711 91 12.5 10.0-15.3 620 87.5 84.7-90.0
Marital Status
Married 815 103 11.8 9.6-14.5 712 88.2 85.5-90.4
Other 535 11 2.4 1.2- 4.5 524 97.6 95.5-98.8
Income
14,999 or less 379 6 1.8 0.7- 4.5 373 98.2 95.5-99.3
15,000-24,999 173 4 1.1 0.3- 4.2 169 98.9 95.8-99.7
25,000-49,999 261 14 5.6 3.2- 9.7 247 94.4 90.3-96.8
50,000 or more 436 81 18.2 14.5-22.4 355 81.8 77.6-85.5
WIC recipient
No 731 105 14.0 11.4-16.9 626 86.0 83.1-88.6
Yes 611 8 1.2 0.5- 2.7 603 98.8 97.3-99.5
Medicaid recipient
No 628 97 15.2 12.4-18.6 531 84.8 81.4-87.6
Yes 722 17 1.9 1.1- 3.4 705 98.1 96.6-98.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 447 34 6.9 5.0- 9.5 413 93.1 90.5-95.0
2500+ grams 903 80 8.0 6.5- 9.9 823 92.0 90.1-93.5

#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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