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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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During your pregnancy, were you on WIC (the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 971 530 49.3 45.6-53.0 441 50.7 47.0-54.4
Age
< 20 years 84 12 8.8 4.1-17.9 72 91.2 82.1-95.9
20-24 years 223 63 24.9 19.2-31.7 160 75.1 68.3-80.8
25-34 years 502 331 62.7 57.6-67.5 171 37.3 32.5-42.4
35+ years 162 124 76.2 67.1-83.3 38 23.8 16.7-32.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 595 401 62.6 57.8-67.1 194 37.4 32.9-42.2
Non-Hispanic Black 204 66 28.3 21.6-36.0 138 71.7 64.0-78.4
Non-Hispanic Other 52 31 55.6 39.8-70.4 21 44.4 29.6-60.2
Latina 114 29 23.8 16.3-33.6 85 76.2 66.4-83.7
Education
< High School 154 27 16.0 10.2-24.3 127 84.0 75.7-89.8
High School 252 78 29.1 23.2-35.9 174 70.9 64.1-76.8
> High School 562 423 71.9 67.4-76.1 139 28.1 23.9-32.6
Marital Status
Married 620 458 70.9 66.5-74.9 162 29.1 25.1-33.5
Other 351 72 18.5 14.3-23.7 279 81.5 76.3-85.7
WIC recipient
No 530 530 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 441 0 0.0 . - . 441 100 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 476 429 88.9 85.0-91.9 47 11.1 8.1-15.0
Yes 495 101 18.0 14.5-22.1 394 82.0 77.9-85.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 327 169 45.2 39.9-50.6 158 54.8 49.4-60.1
2500+ grams 644 361 49.7 45.7-53.6 283 50.3 46.4-54.3

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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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