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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 1664 607 36.3 33.3-39.3 1057 63.7 60.7-66.7
Age
< 20 years 230 59 23.6 17.0-31.7 171 76.4 68.3-83.0
20-24 years 440 152 32.2 26.7-38.2 288 67.8 61.8-73.3
25-34 years 807 318 41.0 36.7-45.4 489 59.0 54.6-63.3
35+ years 187 78 41.9 33.0-51.5 109 58.1 48.5-67.0
Race
White 1128 424 37.1 33.7-40.7 704 62.9 59.3-66.3
Black 476 155 32.3 26.4-38.8 321 67.7 61.2-73.6
Other 60 28 47.4 32.1-63.2 32 52.6 36.8-67.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 55 32.7 24.6-41.9 122 67.3 58.1-75.4
No 1485 550 36.8 33.7-40.1 935 63.2 59.9-66.3
Education
< High School 368 107 28.8 22.9-35.4 261 71.2 64.6-77.1
High School 518 182 36.3 30.9-42.1 336 63.7 57.9-69.1
> High School 773 317 40.5 36.2-44.9 456 59.5 55.1-63.8
Marital Status
Married 1050 422 39.3 35.6-43.0 628 60.7 57.0-64.4
Other 614 185 30.7 25.8-36.1 429 69.3 63.9-74.2
Income
15,999 or less 511 153 29.5 24.3-35.4 358 70.5 64.6-75.7
16,000-24,999 183 75 41.6 32.7-51.2 108 58.4 48.8-67.3
25,000-39,999 249 101 39.2 31.6-47.3 148 60.8 52.7-68.4
40,000 or more 559 232 40.9 36.0-46.0 327 59.1 54.0-64.0
WIC recipient
No 861 353 42.3 38.1-46.5 508 57.7 53.5-61.9
Yes 794 251 30.1 26.0-34.5 543 69.9 65.5-74.0
Medicaid recipient
No 825 346 42.1 38.0-46.4 479 57.9 53.6-62.0
Yes 839 261 30.1 26.1-34.6 578 69.9 65.4-73.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 321 111 34.2 29.6-39.1 210 65.8 60.9-70.4
1500 - 2499 grams 500 184 35.9 31.9-40.1 316 64.1 59.9-68.1
2500+ grams 843 312 36.3 33.1-39.7 531 63.7 60.3-66.9

#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.

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