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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 1123 540 48.3 44.9-51.7 583 51.7 48.3-55.1
Age
< 20 years 111 52 51.2 40.0-62.2 59 48.8 37.8-60.0
20-24 years 259 127 45.8 38.8-53.0 132 54.2 47.0-61.2
25-34 years 584 290 50.6 45.9-55.2 294 49.4 44.8-54.1
35+ years 169 71 41.8 33.6-50.5 98 58.2 49.5-66.4
Race
White 815 409 50.5 46.6-54.4 406 49.5 45.6-53.4
Black 258 100 38.5 31.4-46.2 158 61.5 53.8-68.6
Other 50 31 63.5 47.0-77.4 19 36.5 22.6-53.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 140 102 72.6 63.5-80.1 38 27.4 19.9-36.5
No 983 438 43.9 40.3-47.5 545 56.1 52.5-59.7
Education
< High School 189 109 58.2 49.5-66.4 80 41.8 33.6-50.5
High School 307 151 48.8 42.3-55.3 156 51.2 44.7-57.7
> High School 624 278 44.2 39.8-48.6 346 55.8 51.4-60.2
Marital Status
Married 689 331 47.7 43.5-51.9 358 52.3 48.1-56.5
Other 434 209 49.0 43.4-54.7 225 51.0 45.3-56.6
Income
14,999 or less 203 106 53.4 45.0-61.6 97 46.6 38.4-55.0
15,000-24,999 268 126 47.7 41.0-54.6 142 52.3 45.4-59.0
25,000-49,999 229 107 44.8 37.4-52.4 122 55.2 47.6-62.6
50,000 or more 374 174 47.4 41.8-53.0 200 52.6 47.0-58.2
WIC recipient
No 603 289 48.2 43.7-52.8 314 51.8 47.2-56.3
Yes 519 250 48.1 43.1-53.3 269 51.9 46.7-56.9
Medicaid recipient
No 564 276 48.6 44.0-53.2 288 51.4 46.8-56.0
Yes 559 264 48.0 43.1-52.9 295 52.0 47.1-56.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 381 185 48.5 43.5-53.5 196 51.5 46.5-56.5
2500+ grams 742 355 48.2 44.6-51.9 387 51.8 48.1-55.4

~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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