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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 1120 857 76.5 73.5-79.2 263 23.5 20.8-26.5
Age
< 20 years 110 88 83.1 73.4-89.7 22 16.9 10.3-26.6
20-24 years 258 178 70.0 63.1-76.0 80 30.0 24.0-36.9
25-34 years 584 452 77.3 73.2-81.0 132 22.7 19.0-26.8
35+ years 168 139 79.9 71.9-86.1 29 20.1 13.9-28.1
Race
White 813 632 77.0 73.5-80.1 181 23.0 19.9-26.5
Black 257 188 76.0 68.9-81.8 69 24.0 18.2-31.1
Other 50 37 71.0 54.2-83.5 13 29.0 16.5-45.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 138 118 85.1 77.1-90.6 20 14.9 9.4-22.9
No 982 739 74.9 71.6-78.0 243 25.1 22.0-28.4
Education
< High School 186 146 78.8 71.0-84.9 40 21.2 15.1-29.0
High School 307 226 76.5 70.7-81.5 81 23.5 18.5-29.3
> High School 624 483 75.6 71.5-79.3 141 24.4 20.7-28.5
Marital Status
Married 690 537 77.7 74.0-81.0 153 22.3 19.0-26.0
Other 430 320 74.9 69.7-79.4 110 25.1 20.6-30.3
Income
14,999 or less 201 147 76.9 69.3-83.0 54 23.1 17.0-30.7
15,000-24,999 268 202 76.2 69.9-81.5 66 23.8 18.5-30.1
25,000-49,999 230 176 73.3 66.0-79.6 54 26.7 20.4-34.0
50,000 or more 373 293 78.0 73.0-82.3 80 22.0 17.7-27.0
WIC recipient
No 603 485 79.3 75.4-82.8 118 20.7 17.2-24.6
Yes 516 371 73.5 68.8-77.7 145 26.5 22.3-31.2
Medicaid recipient
No 564 454 80.2 76.2-83.6 110 19.8 16.4-23.8
Yes 556 403 73.2 68.7-77.3 153 26.8 22.7-31.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 378 289 75.5 70.8-79.6 89 24.5 20.4-29.2
2500+ grams 742 568 76.6 73.3-79.5 174 23.4 20.5-26.7

~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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