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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 1134 512 42.3 39.0-45.6 622 57.7 54.4-61.0
Age
< 20 years 114 42 33.8 24.3-44.9 72 66.2 55.1-75.7
20-24 years 263 83 28.9 23.0-35.6 180 71.1 64.4-77.0
25-34 years 587 285 46.2 41.6-50.8 302 53.8 49.2-58.4
35+ years 170 102 59.4 50.7-67.6 68 40.6 32.4-49.3
Race
White 822 419 47.8 44.0-51.7 403 52.2 48.3-56.0
Black 261 69 25.0 19.0-32.0 192 75.0 68.0-81.0
Other 51 24 44.9 29.9-60.8 27 55.1 39.2-70.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 35 22.5 15.9-31.0 110 77.5 69.0-84.1
No 989 477 45.9 42.3-49.5 512 54.1 50.5-57.7
Education
< High School 192 48 21.5 15.4-29.3 144 78.5 70.7-84.6
High School 313 93 29.9 24.4-36.1 220 70.1 63.9-75.6
> High School 626 368 57.5 53.0-61.8 258 42.5 38.2-47.0
Marital Status
Married 695 400 56.8 52.6-60.9 295 43.2 39.1-47.4
Other 439 112 22.8 18.5-27.7 327 77.2 72.3-81.5
Income
14,999 or less 208 53 25.2 18.7-33.1 155 74.8 66.9-81.3
15,000-24,999 269 60 20.3 15.5-26.2 209 79.7 73.8-84.5
25,000-49,999 231 105 42.6 35.4-50.2 126 57.4 49.8-64.6
50,000 or more 375 276 74.2 68.9-78.8 99 25.8 21.2-31.1
WIC recipient
No 605 382 62.7 58.2-67.0 223 37.3 33.0-41.8
Yes 528 129 22.0 18.1-26.4 399 78.0 73.6-81.9
Medicaid recipient
No 565 391 69.1 64.6-73.2 174 30.9 26.8-35.4
Yes 569 121 19.3 15.7-23.4 448 80.7 76.6-84.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 384 162 38.9 34.2-43.8 222 61.1 56.2-65.8
2500+ grams 750 350 42.6 39.1-46.2 400 57.4 53.8-60.9

~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.

This page was generated on 28JUL11

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