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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 1107 123 11.5 9.4-13.9 984 88.5 86.1-90.6
Age
< 20 years 107 16 13.9 7.8-23.5 91 86.1 76.5-92.2
20-24 years 257 34 12.4 8.4-17.9 223 87.6 82.1-91.6
25-34 years 574 56 10.5 7.9-13.9 518 89.5 86.1-92.1
35+ years 169 17 11.5 6.8-18.6 152 88.5 81.4-93.2
Race
White 803 82 11.5 9.1-14.4 721 88.5 85.6-90.9
Black 252 31 10.2 6.5-15.7 221 89.8 84.3-93.5
Other 52 10 17.5 8.6-32.6 42 82.5 67.4-91.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 31 25.0 17.6-34.2 102 75.0 65.8-82.4
No 974 92 9.2 7.2-11.5 882 90.8 88.5-92.8
Education
< High School 181 32 17.6 11.8-25.4 149 82.4 74.6-88.2
High School 298 38 12.9 9.1-17.9 260 87.1 82.1-90.9
> High School 626 52 8.5 6.3-11.3 574 91.5 88.7-93.7
Marital Status
Married 691 61 8.9 6.8-11.7 630 91.1 88.3-93.2
Other 416 62 15.1 11.4-19.7 354 84.9 80.3-88.6
Income
14,999 or less 196 36 17.0 11.6-24.2 160 83.0 75.8-88.4
15,000-24,999 264 40 15.6 11.2-21.3 224 84.4 78.7-88.8
25,000-49,999 229 24 9.9 6.2-15.4 205 90.1 84.6-93.8
50,000 or more 372 17 4.5 2.7- 7.5 355 95.5 92.5-97.3
WIC recipient
No 592 57 9.7 7.2-12.8 535 90.3 87.2-92.8
Yes 513 65 13.1 10.0-17.0 448 86.9 83.0-90.0
Medicaid recipient
No 558 49 9.3 6.9-12.5 509 90.7 87.5-93.1
Yes 549 74 13.4 10.3-17.2 475 86.6 82.8-89.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 366 44 13.0 9.8-16.9 322 87.0 83.1-90.2
2500+ grams 741 79 11.4 9.2-14.0 662 88.6 86.0-90.8

~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.

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