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2001 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 227 220 96.8 91.4-98.9 7 3.2 1.1- 8.6
Age
< 20 years 32 31 93.3 65.0-99.1 1 6.7 0.9-35.0
20-24 years 53 50 95.3 76.1-99.2 3 4.7 0.8-23.9
25-34 years 101 98 97.9 90.5-99.6 3 2.1 0.4- 9.5
35+ years 41 41 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 154 150 98.8 94.2-99.8 4 1.2 0.2- 5.8
Black 60 57 88.6 66.5-96.8 3 11.4 3.2-33.5
Other 13 13 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 24 22 99.4 97.5-99.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5
No 202 197 96.4 90.1-98.8 5 3.6 1.2- 9.9
Education
< High School 57 54 99.0 96.4-99.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6
High School 60 57 91.1 71.6-97.6 3 8.9 2.4-28.4
> High School 107 106 98.5 90.3-99.8 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7
Marital Status
Married 121 119 98.6 91.7-99.8 2 1.4 0.2- 8.3
Other 106 101 94.8 83.5-98.5 5 5.2 1.5-16.5
Income
15,999 or less 72 66 92.7 78.0-97.8 6 7.3 2.2-22.0
16,000-24,999 22 22 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 29 29 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
40,000 or more 78 77 98.0 87.2-99.7 1 2.0 0.3-12.8
WIC recipient
No 134 131 98.5 93.2-99.7 3 1.5 0.3- 6.8
Yes 93 89 94.3 81.0-98.5 4 5.7 1.5-19.0
Medicaid recipient
No 114 112 96.9 88.2-99.2 2 3.1 0.8-11.8
Yes 113 108 96.8 86.1-99.3 5 3.2 0.7-13.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 52 49 93.7 83.7-97.7 3 6.3 2.3-16.3
1500 - 2499 grams 68 67 97.7 86.4-99.7 1 2.3 0.3-13.6
2500+ grams 107 104 96.9 90.6-99.0 3 3.1 1.0- 9.4

#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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