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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
1 source 2 or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1123 1005 90.0 87.7-91.9 118 10.0 8.1-12.3
Age
< 20 years 114 102 91.5 83.6-95.8 12 8.5 4.2-16.4
20-24 years 256 223 88.6 83.3-92.4 33 11.4 7.6-16.7
25-34 years 580 526 90.7 87.4-93.2 54 9.3 6.8-12.6
35+ years 173 154 88.9 81.8-93.4 19 11.1 6.6-18.2
Race
White 813 734 91.0 88.4-93.0 79 9.0 7.0-11.6
Black 256 220 86.3 80.2-90.8 36 13.7 9.2-19.8
Other 54 51 93.5 79.0-98.2 3 6.5 1.8-21.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 135 117 86.5 78.5-91.8 18 13.5 8.2-21.5
No 988 888 90.6 88.2-92.6 100 9.4 7.4-11.8
Education
< High School 181 164 91.4 85.1-95.2 17 8.6 4.8-14.9
High School 310 267 86.6 81.6-90.5 43 13.4 9.5-18.4
> High School 629 571 91.4 88.5-93.7 58 8.6 6.3-11.5
Marital Status
Married 694 631 91.1 88.3-93.3 63 8.9 6.7-11.7
Other 429 374 88.5 84.4-91.6 55 11.5 8.4-15.6
Income
14,999 or less 201 179 88.7 82.2-93.0 22 11.3 7.0-17.8
15,000-24,999 263 230 89.7 84.7-93.2 33 10.3 6.8-15.3
25,000-49,999 234 197 84.8 78.5-89.5 37 15.2 10.5-21.5
50,000 or more 372 352 94.7 91.3-96.8 20 5.3 3.2- 8.7
WIC recipient
No 601 558 93.2 90.5-95.2 43 6.8 4.8- 9.5
Yes 520 445 86.7 82.9-89.8 75 13.3 10.2-17.1
Medicaid recipient
No 553 519 94.0 91.2-96.0 34 6.0 4.0- 8.8
Yes 570 486 86.6 83.0-89.6 84 13.4 10.4-17.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 386 335 86.6 82.8-89.7 51 13.4 10.3-17.2
2500+ grams 737 670 90.3 87.8-92.3 67 9.7 7.7-12.2

*Note: Insurance does not include Medicaid

~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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