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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 1330 1289 96.6 95.3-97.6 41 3.4 2.4- 4.7
Age
< 20 years 140 135 95.4 88.7-98.2 5 4.6 1.8-11.3
20-24 years 313 300 94.4 90.4-96.8 13 5.6 3.2- 9.6
25-34 years 670 654 97.7 95.9-98.7 16 2.3 1.3- 4.1
35+ years 207 200 97.4 93.8-99.0 7 2.6 1.0- 6.2
Race
White 948 918 96.4 94.8-97.6 30 3.6 2.4- 5.2
Black 318 310 97.8 94.9-99.0 8 2.2 1.0- 5.1
Other 64 61 94.1 80.7-98.4 3 5.9 1.6-19.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 180 165 89.5 83.2-93.7 15 10.5 6.3-16.8
No 1149 1123 97.9 96.7-98.7 26 2.1 1.3- 3.3
Education
< High School 253 236 91.9 87.1-95.0 17 8.1 5.0-12.9
High School 367 352 95.6 92.3-97.5 15 4.4 2.5- 7.7
> High School 707 698 99.2 98.2-99.7 9 0.8 0.3- 1.8
Marital Status
Married 811 790 97.4 95.7-98.4 21 2.6 1.6- 4.3
Other 519 499 95.5 92.9-97.2 20 4.5 2.8- 7.1
Income
14,999 or less 366 353 95.6 92.2-97.5 13 4.4 2.5- 7.8
15,000-24,999 172 165 97.1 92.7-98.9 7 2.9 1.1- 7.3
25,000-49,999 259 252 97.1 93.6-98.7 7 2.9 1.3- 6.4
50,000 or more 432 427 99.1 97.3-99.7 5 0.9 0.3- 2.7
WIC recipient
No 725 714 98.4 96.8-99.2 11 1.6 0.8- 3.2
Yes 598 568 94.6 92.1-96.4 30 5.4 3.6- 7.9
Medicaid recipient
No 624 616 99.1 97.8-99.6 8 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Yes 706 673 94.5 92.2-96.2 33 5.5 3.8- 7.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 435 422 96.9 94.8-98.2 13 3.1 1.8- 5.2
2500+ grams 895 867 96.6 95.1-97.6 28 3.4 2.4- 4.9

#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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