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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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FDuring 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 610 286 45.6 41.1-50.2 324 54.4 49.8-58.9
Age
< 20 years 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 140 31 23.1 16.0-32.2 109 76.9 67.8-84.0
25-34 years 340 204 59.2 53.1-65.1 136 40.8 34.9-46.9
35+ years 84 47 60.8 48.0-72.2 37 39.2 27.8-52.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 348 217 62.0 55.9-67.6 131 38.0 32.4-44.1
Non-Hispanic Black 140 25 16.6 10.5-25.4 115 83.4 74.6-89.5
Non-Hispanic Other 31 17 56.7 36.7-74.8 14 43.3 25.2-63.3
Latina 83 23 22.0 14.0-32.9 60 78.0 67.1-86.0
Education
< High School 91 17 14.3 7.8-24.7 74 85.7 75.3-92.2
High School 117 23 18.7 12.0-28.0 94 81.3 72.0-88.0
> High School 402 246 62.3 56.7-67.7 156 37.7 32.3-43.3
Marital Status
Married 368 245 68.2 62.6-73.2 123 31.8 26.8-37.4
Other 242 41 15.8 11.1-21.9 201 84.2 78.1-88.9
WIC recipient
No 286 286 100 . - . *** *** ***
Yes 324 *** *** *** 324 100 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 317 240 74.8 68.8-80.0 77 25.2 20.0-31.2
Yes 293 46 15.5 11.2-20.9 247 84.5 79.1-88.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 198 69 32.1 26.0-38.8 129 67.9 61.2-74.0
2500+ grams 412 217 46.8 41.9-51.7 195 53.2 48.3-58.1

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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