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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 1127 958 83.7 81.0-86.2 169 16.3 13.8-19.0
Age
< 20 years 112 83 74.4 63.5-82.9 29 25.6 17.1-36.5
20-24 years 260 204 76.3 69.5-81.9 56 23.7 18.1-30.5
25-34 years 586 523 88.5 85.0-91.2 63 11.5 8.8-15.0
35+ years 169 148 87.3 79.9-92.3 21 12.7 7.7-20.1
Race
White 816 717 86.3 83.2-88.9 99 13.7 11.1-16.8
Black 260 199 76.7 69.6-82.5 61 23.3 17.5-30.4
Other 51 42 79.5 62.5-90.0 9 20.5 10.0-37.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 142 109 75.4 66.3-82.6 33 24.6 17.4-33.7
No 985 849 85.3 82.4-87.8 136 14.7 12.2-17.6
Education
< High School 191 141 72.3 64.0-79.3 50 27.7 20.7-36.0
High School 310 252 81.1 75.4-85.7 58 18.9 14.3-24.6
> High School 623 562 89.7 86.5-92.2 61 10.3 7.8-13.5
Marital Status
Married 691 625 89.4 86.4-91.8 66 10.6 8.2-13.6
Other 436 333 76.1 70.9-80.6 103 23.9 19.4-29.1
Income
14,999 or less 204 155 74.9 66.9-81.5 49 25.1 18.5-33.1
15,000-24,999 268 218 80.9 74.8-85.8 50 19.1 14.2-25.2
25,000-49,999 231 198 82.9 76.1-88.1 33 17.1 11.9-23.9
50,000 or more 373 350 94.5 91.4-96.6 23 5.5 3.4- 8.6
WIC recipient
No 604 550 90.4 87.2-92.8 54 9.6 7.2-12.8
Yes 522 407 77.1 72.5-81.1 115 22.9 18.9-27.5
Medicaid recipient
No 564 519 91.6 88.5-93.9 45 8.4 6.1-11.5
Yes 563 439 77.0 72.5-80.9 124 23.0 19.1-27.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 381 321 83.9 79.9-87.3 60 16.1 12.7-20.1
2500+ grams 746 637 83.7 80.7-86.4 109 16.3 13.6-19.3

~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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