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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Daily Weekly Monthly None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1110 560 50.4 47.0-53.8 121 10.7 8.8-12.9 19 1.6 0.9- 2.7 410 37.3 34.1-40.8
Age
< 20 years 112 37 35.9 26.0-47.2 9 5.8 2.5-13.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 65 58.0 46.8-68.5
20-24 years 258 106 41.1 34.3-48.4 21 8.6 5.4-13.5 3 1.3 0.4- 4.7 128 49.0 41.9-56.2
25-34 years 567 303 53.4 48.6-58.0 74 13.3 10.4-16.8 14 2.3 1.2- 4.1 176 31.1 26.9-35.7
35+ years 173 114 68.4 60.0-75.7 17 9.1 5.3-15.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 41 21.8 15.6-29.6
Race
White 801 424 53.5 49.6-57.4 96 12.1 9.8-14.8 14 1.4 0.7- 2.6 267 33.0 29.4-36.8
Black 257 108 40.3 33.1-48.1 20 6.9 3.9-11.7 5 2.5 0.9- 6.3 124 50.3 42.7-58.0
Other 52 28 53.2 37.5-68.3 5 7.9 2.9-19.7 0 0.0 . - . 19 38.9 24.8-55.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 137 73 53.3 43.9-62.6 13 11.1 6.4-18.8 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 49 33.8 25.5-43.2
No 973 487 49.9 46.2-53.6 108 10.6 8.6-13.0 17 1.5 0.9- 2.7 361 38.0 34.4-41.6
Education
< High School 191 76 43.2 34.9-51.8 17 8.6 4.9-14.6 2 1.0 0.2- 5.5 96 47.2 38.8-55.7
High School 301 129 44.5 38.0-51.1 21 6.3 3.8-10.3 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4 148 48.3 41.8-54.9
> High School 614 353 56.7 52.2-61.1 82 13.8 11.0-17.1 14 2.1 1.2- 3.9 165 27.3 23.5-31.6
Marital Status
Married 679 382 55.5 51.2-59.6 85 13.0 10.5-16.1 13 1.6 0.8- 3.0 199 29.9 26.1-34.0
Other 431 178 43.6 38.0-49.3 36 7.5 5.0-11.1 6 1.5 0.6- 3.8 211 47.4 41.7-53.0
Income
14,999 or less 200 75 39.4 31.4-47.9 12 6.3 3.2-11.9 2 1.1 0.2- 5.8 111 53.3 44.8-61.6
15,000-24,999 263 119 45.4 38.6-52.3 22 7.4 4.5-11.8 7 2.5 1.1- 5.7 115 44.7 38.0-51.7
25,000-49,999 224 125 57.3 49.6-64.6 27 12.7 8.5-18.6 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7 70 28.8 22.4-36.3
50,000 or more 360 217 58.8 53.0-64.3 54 15.5 11.8-20.2 7 1.5 0.6- 3.7 82 24.2 19.5-29.5
WIC recipient
No 591 342 57.9 53.3-62.3 77 13.3 10.5-16.7 12 1.6 0.8- 3.2 160 27.1 23.2-31.4
Yes 516 216 42.8 37.8-47.9 44 8.1 5.8-11.3 7 1.5 0.7- 3.5 249 47.6 42.5-52.7
Medicaid recipient
No 551 327 59.4 54.7-63.9 73 13.6 10.7-17.2 10 1.5 0.7- 3.0 141 25.5 21.6-29.9
Yes 559 233 42.8 37.9-47.7 48 8.2 5.9-11.2 9 1.7 0.8- 3.5 269 47.4 42.5-52.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 381 181 45.7 40.8-50.7 36 9.1 6.6-12.4 7 1.6 0.8- 3.3 157 43.6 38.7-48.6
2500+ grams 729 379 50.8 47.1-54.5 85 10.8 8.8-13.2 12 1.6 0.9- 2.8 253 36.8 33.3-40.5

~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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