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2000 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 1826 984 51.8 48.8-54.9 842 48.2 45.1-51.2
Age
< 20 years 231 44 13.9 9.0-20.9 187 86.1 79.1-91.0
20-24 years 488 161 33.2 27.9-39.0 327 66.8 61.0-72.1
25-34 years 894 619 68.1 63.9-72.1 275 31.9 27.9-36.1
35+ years 213 160 71.0 61.8-78.7 53 29.0 21.3-38.2
Race
White 1219 768 59.1 55.5-62.6 451 40.9 37.4-44.5
Black 549 191 29.6 24.3-35.6 358 70.4 64.4-75.7
Other 58 25 47.9 31.1-65.2 33 52.1 34.8-68.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 45 26.2 18.5-35.8 104 73.8 64.2-81.5
No 1676 939 54.9 51.7-58.1 737 45.1 41.9-48.3
Education
< High School 397 76 15.0 10.9-20.3 321 85.0 79.7-89.1
High School 601 264 39.5 34.4-44.9 337 60.5 55.1-65.6
> High School 826 643 80.8 77.1-84.1 183 19.2 15.9-22.9
Marital Status
Married 1163 821 68.1 64.4-71.5 342 31.9 28.5-35.6
Other 663 163 20.2 16.3-24.7 500 79.8 75.3-83.7
Income
15,999 or less 542 125 17.9 13.9-22.7 417 82.1 77.3-86.1
16,000-24,999 246 80 30.8 23.9-38.8 166 69.2 61.2-76.1
25,000-39,999 263 159 61.2 53.3-68.6 104 38.8 31.4-46.7
40,000 or more 612 568 91.2 87.7-93.8 44 8.8 6.2-12.3
WIC recipient
No 984 984 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 842 0 0.0 . - . 842 100 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 894 790 87.2 84.0-89.9 104 12.8 10.1-16.0
Yes 932 194 16.6 13.7-20.1 738 83.4 79.9-86.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 362 209 57.5 52.8-62.1 153 42.5 37.9-47.2
1500 - 2499 grams 576 288 47.4 43.5-51.4 288 52.6 48.6-56.5
2500+ grams 888 487 52.0 48.7-55.3 401 48.0 44.7-51.3

#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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