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2009 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 1108 138 13.8 11.5-16.4 970 86.2 83.6-88.5
Age
< 20 years 108 15 16.4 9.4-26.9 93 83.6 73.1-90.6
20-24 years 257 35 14.4 10.0-20.4 222 85.6 79.6-90.0
25-34 years 573 65 12.1 9.3-15.7 508 87.9 84.3-90.7
35+ years 170 23 16.6 11.0-24.2 147 83.4 75.8-89.0
Race
White 803 92 13.1 10.5-16.1 711 86.9 83.9-89.5
Black 253 35 13.4 9.0-19.5 218 86.6 80.5-91.0
Other 52 11 27.3 15.1-44.1 41 72.7 55.9-84.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 37 30.5 22.4-40.0 96 69.5 60.0-77.6
No 975 101 10.9 8.8-13.5 874 89.1 86.5-91.2
Education
< High School 182 45 27.8 20.6-36.4 137 72.2 63.6-79.4
High School 298 35 12.5 8.7-17.6 263 87.5 82.4-91.3
> High School 626 57 9.5 7.1-12.4 569 90.5 87.6-92.9
Marital Status
Married 691 70 10.5 8.1-13.4 621 89.5 86.6-91.9
Other 417 68 18.5 14.3-23.4 349 81.5 76.6-85.7
Income
14,999 or less 196 40 21.6 15.4-29.5 156 78.4 70.5-84.6
15,000-24,999 264 41 16.5 12.0-22.3 223 83.5 77.7-88.0
25,000-49,999 229 31 13.7 9.3-19.9 198 86.3 80.1-90.7
50,000 or more 372 18 4.9 2.9- 8.1 354 95.1 91.9-97.1
WIC recipient
No 593 64 12.2 9.4-15.7 529 87.8 84.3-90.6
Yes 513 73 15.1 11.8-19.3 440 84.9 80.7-88.2
Medicaid recipient
No 558 55 11.1 8.4-14.5 503 88.9 85.5-91.6
Yes 550 83 16.2 12.8-20.2 467 83.8 79.8-87.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 366 44 13.1 10.0-17.2 322 86.9 82.8-90.0
2500+ grams 742 94 13.8 11.4-16.7 648 86.2 83.3-88.6

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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