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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 1799 117 6.9 5.5- 8.6 1682 93.1 91.4-94.5
Age
< 20 years 225 3 0.9 0.2- 4.8 222 99.1 95.2-99.8
20-24 years 481 8 1.4 0.5- 3.7 473 98.6 96.3-99.5
25-34 years 882 81 9.9 7.7-12.7 801 90.1 87.3-92.3
35+ years 211 25 14.1 9.0-21.4 186 85.9 78.6-91.0
Race
White 1198 106 8.5 6.8-10.6 1092 91.5 89.4-93.2
Black 543 3 0.6 0.1- 3.2 540 99.4 96.8-99.9
Other 58 8 18.3 8.1-36.4 50 81.7 63.6-91.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 140 8 5.4 2.3-12.0 132 94.6 88.0-97.7
No 1658 109 7.1 5.6- 8.8 1549 92.9 91.2-94.4
Education
< High School 383 5 1.1 0.3- 3.8 378 98.9 96.2-99.7
High School 595 18 3.3 1.9- 5.8 577 96.7 94.2-98.1
> High School 819 93 12.5 9.9-15.7 726 87.5 84.3-90.1
Marital Status
Married 1152 110 9.8 7.9-12.2 1042 90.2 87.8-92.1
Other 647 7 1.1 0.4- 3.0 640 98.9 97.0-99.6
Income
15,999 or less 537 10 2.0 0.9- 4.5 527 98.0 95.5-99.1
16,000-24,999 246 9 4.3 2.0- 9.0 237 95.7 91.0-98.0
25,000-39,999 262 12 4.8 2.4- 9.4 250 95.2 90.6-97.6
40,000 or more 608 80 13.9 10.7-17.7 528 86.1 82.3-89.3
WIC recipient
No 972 109 12.6 10.1-15.5 863 87.4 84.5-89.9
Yes 821 7 0.8 0.3- 2.2 814 99.2 97.8-99.7
Medicaid recipient
No 887 105 12.6 10.0-15.6 782 87.4 84.4-90.0
Yes 912 12 1.2 0.5- 2.6 900 98.8 97.4-99.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 355 18 4.9 3.2- 7.4 337 95.1 92.6-96.8
1500 - 2499 grams 564 31 4.9 3.5- 6.8 533 95.1 93.2-96.5
2500+ grams 880 68 7.1 5.6- 8.9 812 92.9 91.1-94.4

#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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