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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

During the 12 months before your new baby was born, how many people, including yourself, depended on this income?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
1 dependent 2 dependents 3 dependents 4 or more dependents
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1129 99 9.0 7.1-11.2 423 34.6 31.5-37.9 325 30.7 27.7-34.0 282 25.7 22.8-28.8
Age
< 20 years 112 16 14.5 8.2-24.4 39 33.5 24.0-44.6 26 24.5 16.2-35.2 31 27.5 18.7-38.6
20-24 years 263 40 16.8 12.1-23.0 100 37.0 30.5-44.0 68 26.7 20.9-33.5 55 19.4 14.4-25.7
25-34 years 582 31 4.9 3.2- 7.4 233 35.4 31.2-39.9 163 30.7 26.6-35.1 155 29.0 24.8-33.6
35+ years 172 12 4.9 2.2-10.5 51 28.0 20.9-36.3 68 43.6 35.4-52.2 41 23.5 16.9-31.7
Race
White 816 45 5.3 3.8- 7.4 328 37.4 33.7-41.2 243 31.5 28.0-35.3 200 25.8 22.4-29.4
Black 260 47 18.9 13.6-25.8 75 26.1 20.1-33.3 67 28.1 21.8-35.4 71 26.9 20.6-34.1
Other 53 7 15.5 7.2-30.1 20 34.9 21.5-51.1 15 32.1 19.4-48.0 11 17.6 8.2-33.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 135 4 1.2 0.3- 4.9 21 15.5 9.9-23.5 42 29.5 21.8-38.6 68 53.9 44.5-63.0
No 994 95 10.3 8.2-12.9 402 38.0 34.5-41.5 283 31.0 27.7-34.4 214 20.8 17.9-23.9
Education
< High School 186 14 7.0 3.6-12.9 39 21.5 15.2-29.5 47 24.4 17.8-32.4 86 47.1 38.7-55.8
High School 307 39 13.0 9.1-18.2 100 31.9 26.2-38.2 82 28.0 22.5-34.1 86 27.1 21.8-33.3
> High School 633 44 7.3 5.2-10.2 284 41.1 36.9-45.5 196 34.8 30.7-39.1 109 16.8 13.7-20.5
Marital Status
Married 702 29 4.2 2.8- 6.3 297 39.7 35.7-43.9 214 33.4 29.5-37.4 162 22.7 19.3-26.5
Other 427 70 15.5 11.8-20.1 126 27.5 22.8-32.8 111 27.1 22.4-32.5 120 29.8 24.8-35.3
Income
14,999 or less 209 44 22.1 16.0-29.8 60 28.4 21.6-36.4 48 19.7 14.2-26.7 57 29.8 22.7-38.0
15,000-24,999 273 30 9.9 6.5-14.7 76 27.0 21.4-33.4 79 32.5 26.4-39.3 88 30.6 24.7-37.2
25,000-49,999 235 17 6.4 3.6-11.3 86 32.9 26.3-40.1 72 34.4 27.6-41.8 60 26.3 20.2-33.6
50,000 or more 378 7 1.7 0.7- 4.3 189 47.1 41.6-52.7 121 35.5 30.3-41.1 61 15.6 11.8-20.3
WIC recipient
No 606 22 2.9 1.8- 4.7 269 41.6 37.2-46.1 190 34.2 30.1-38.7 125 21.3 17.7-25.4
Yes 521 76 14.9 11.6-19.0 154 27.8 23.5-32.5 135 27.4 23.1-32.1 156 29.9 25.5-34.8
Medicaid recipient
No 566 24 3.7 2.3- 5.9 265 44.6 40.0-49.2 169 32.9 28.7-37.4 108 18.8 15.3-22.9
Yes 563 75 13.5 10.4-17.3 158 26.0 22.0-30.5 156 28.9 24.7-33.5 174 31.6 27.2-36.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 382 41 10.9 8.2-14.5 152 37.2 32.6-42.1 80 21.4 17.5-25.8 109 30.4 25.9-35.3
2500+ grams 747 58 8.8 6.8-11.2 271 34.4 31.0-37.9 245 31.5 28.3-35.0 173 25.3 22.1-28.7

~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.

This page was generated on 28JUL11

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