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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 1117 943 84.0 81.3-86.4 174 16.0 13.6-18.7
Age
< 20 years 110 88 80.5 69.9-88.0 22 19.5 12.0-30.1
20-24 years 257 208 82.0 75.8-86.8 49 18.0 13.2-24.2
25-34 years 581 504 85.8 82.1-88.9 77 14.2 11.1-17.9
35+ years 169 143 83.8 75.9-89.4 26 16.2 10.6-24.1
Race
White 808 699 85.6 82.5-88.2 109 14.4 11.8-17.5
Black 258 199 78.0 71.1-83.7 59 22.0 16.3-28.9
Other 51 45 89.9 75.7-96.2 6 10.1 3.8-24.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 109 81.7 73.0-88.0 24 18.3 12.0-27.0
No 984 834 84.4 81.5-86.9 150 15.6 13.1-18.5
Education
< High School 186 146 78.5 70.5-84.8 40 21.5 15.2-29.5
High School 306 241 78.4 72.5-83.3 65 21.6 16.7-27.5
> High School 622 553 89.3 86.1-91.8 69 10.7 8.2-13.9
Marital Status
Married 687 609 87.9 84.8-90.5 78 12.1 9.5-15.2
Other 430 334 78.7 73.6-82.9 96 21.3 17.1-26.4
Income
14,999 or less 201 154 77.9 70.1-84.1 47 22.1 15.9-29.9
15,000-24,999 261 210 79.8 73.6-84.9 51 20.2 15.1-26.4
25,000-49,999 231 199 85.0 78.6-89.7 32 15.0 10.3-21.4
50,000 or more 375 339 90.4 86.4-93.3 36 9.6 6.7-13.6
WIC recipient
No 603 547 91.0 88.0-93.3 56 9.0 6.7-12.0
Yes 513 395 76.9 72.3-80.9 118 23.1 19.1-27.7
Medicaid recipient
No 562 511 91.0 87.9-93.4 51 9.0 6.6-12.1
Yes 555 432 77.9 73.5-81.7 123 22.1 18.3-26.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 379 313 81.9 77.6-85.5 66 18.1 14.5-22.4
2500+ grams 738 630 84.2 81.2-86.8 108 15.8 13.2-18.8

~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.

This page was generated on 28JUL11

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