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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 257 251 97.9 93.2-99.4 6 2.1 0.6- 6.8
Age
< 20 years 28 25 89.2 58.2-98.0 3 10.8 2.0-41.8
20-24 years 60 59 99.5 96.9-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.1
25-34 years 136 134 98.3 89.9-99.7 2 1.7 0.3-10.1
35+ years 33 33 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 159 156 98.5 92.5-99.7 3 1.5 0.3- 7.5
Black 88 85 96.1 80.9-99.3 3 3.9 0.7-19.1
Other 10 10 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 27 27 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 230 224 97.6 92.3-99.3 6 2.4 0.7- 7.7
Education
< High School 51 49 99.3 97.0-99.9 2 0.7 0.1- 3.0
High School 76 74 95.8 78.6-99.3 2 4.2 0.7-21.4
> High School 129 127 98.2 89.1-99.7 2 1.8 0.3-10.9
Marital Status
Married 151 149 98.5 90.8-99.8 2 1.5 0.2- 9.2
Other 106 102 97.0 87.0-99.4 4 3.0 0.6-13.0
Income
15,999 or less 81 79 96.4 82.2-99.4 2 3.6 0.6-17.8
16,000-24,999 22 22 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 33 33 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
40,000 or more 93 90 97.4 85.9-99.6 3 2.6 0.4-14.1
WIC recipient
No 135 132 98.1 89.6-99.7 3 1.9 0.3-10.4
Yes 120 117 97.6 88.9-99.5 3 2.4 0.5-11.1
Medicaid recipient
No 130 128 98.2 89.4-99.7 2 1.8 0.3-10.6
Yes 127 123 97.5 89.1-99.5 4 2.5 0.5-10.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 85 83 97.8 92.4-99.4 2 2.2 0.6- 7.6
1500 - 2499 grams 85 83 97.4 90.5-99.3 2 2.6 0.7- 9.5
2500+ grams 87 85 97.9 92.1-99.5 2 2.1 0.5- 7.9

#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 24NOV03

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