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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 1378 656 46.0 43.1-49.0 722 54.0 51.0-56.9
Age
< 20 years 150 14 9.3 5.1-16.4 136 90.7 83.6-94.9
20-24 years 325 81 23.8 18.9-29.5 244 76.2 70.5-81.1
25-34 years 692 408 57.0 52.8-61.1 284 43.0 38.9-47.2
35+ years 211 153 73.7 66.4-79.8 58 26.3 20.2-33.6
Race
White 976 528 52.3 48.8-55.8 448 47.7 44.2-51.2
Black 333 90 25.1 20.1-31.0 243 74.9 69.0-79.9
Other 69 38 44.6 31.9-58.0 31 55.4 42.0-68.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 195 41 16.5 11.6-22.9 154 83.5 77.1-88.4
No 1182 614 51.7 48.4-54.9 568 48.3 45.1-51.6
Education
< High School 271 28 10.6 7.1-15.6 243 89.4 84.4-92.9
High School 378 105 26.3 21.5-31.8 273 73.7 68.2-78.5
> High School 725 520 72.9 69.0-76.4 205 27.1 23.6-31.0
Marital Status
Married 834 588 69.5 65.8-73.0 246 30.5 27.0-34.2
Other 544 68 12.4 9.5-15.9 476 87.6 84.1-90.5
Income
14,999 or less 385 21 4.9 2.9- 8.0 364 95.1 92.0-97.1
15,000-24,999 176 36 18.8 13.2-26.1 140 81.2 73.9-86.8
25,000-49,999 265 148 56.2 49.4-62.7 117 43.8 37.3-50.6
50,000 or more 442 418 94.5 91.4-96.5 24 5.5 3.5- 8.6
WIC recipient
No 744 584 78.7 75.2-81.9 160 21.3 18.1-24.8
Yes 625 68 10.1 7.7-13.0 557 89.9 87.0-92.3
Medicaid recipient
No 640 640 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 738 16 1.6 0.9- 2.9 722 98.4 97.1-99.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 452 180 36.5 32.3-40.9 272 63.5 59.1-67.7
2500+ grams 926 476 46.9 43.7-50.1 450 53.1 49.9-56.3

#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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