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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 1122 877 78.8 75.8-81.5 245 21.2 18.5-24.2
Age
< 20 years 109 73 69.9 58.6-79.2 36 30.1 20.8-41.4
20-24 years 259 186 72.9 66.1-78.8 73 27.1 21.2-33.9
25-34 years 585 483 82.8 78.9-86.1 102 17.2 13.9-21.1
35+ years 169 135 81.2 73.1-87.3 34 18.8 12.7-26.9
Race
White 812 666 82.5 79.3-85.4 146 17.5 14.6-20.7
Black 260 173 67.1 59.6-73.9 87 32.9 26.1-40.4
Other 50 38 79.3 63.5-89.4 12 20.7 10.6-36.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 137 111 80.5 71.8-87.1 26 19.5 12.9-28.2
No 985 766 78.5 75.2-81.4 219 21.5 18.6-24.8
Education
< High School 186 133 74.3 66.0-81.1 53 25.7 18.9-34.0
High School 309 217 69.7 63.3-75.3 92 30.3 24.7-36.7
> High School 624 524 85.7 82.3-88.6 100 14.3 11.4-17.7
Marital Status
Married 689 570 82.7 79.2-85.7 119 17.3 14.3-20.8
Other 433 307 73.4 68.1-78.1 126 26.6 21.9-31.9
Income
14,999 or less 204 136 66.3 57.9-73.8 68 33.7 26.2-42.1
15,000-24,999 265 202 76.1 69.7-81.6 63 23.9 18.4-30.3
25,000-49,999 230 174 77.2 70.3-82.9 56 22.8 17.1-29.7
50,000 or more 375 327 89.5 85.7-92.4 48 10.5 7.6-14.3
WIC recipient
No 605 508 85.3 81.8-88.3 97 14.7 11.7-18.2
Yes 516 368 72.0 67.2-76.4 148 28.0 23.6-32.8
Medicaid recipient
No 564 484 87.5 84.1-90.2 80 12.5 9.8-15.9
Yes 558 393 71.1 66.4-75.4 165 28.9 24.6-33.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 382 279 72.5 67.8-76.8 103 27.5 23.2-32.2
2500+ grams 740 598 79.3 76.1-82.2 142 20.7 17.8-23.9

~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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