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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Listed below are some things about safety. For each thing circle Y (Yes) if it applies to you or circle N (No) if it does not. THERE ARE LOADED GUNS, RIFLES, OR OTHER FIREARMS IN MY HOME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1533 1419 92.3 90.5-93.8 114 7.7 6.2- 9.5
Age
< 20 years 212 200 91.4 84.6-95.4 12 8.6 4.6-15.4
20-24 years 402 375 94.0 90.5-96.2 27 6.0 3.8- 9.5
25-34 years 747 689 92.2 89.5-94.3 58 7.8 5.7-10.5
35+ years 172 155 89.7 82.4-94.2 17 10.3 5.8-17.6
Race
White 1057 958 91.1 88.8-92.9 99 8.9 7.1-11.2
Black 419 407 95.5 91.3-97.7 12 4.5 2.3- 8.7
Other 57 54 96.0 83.6-99.1 3 4.0 0.9-16.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 158 97.1 91.5-99.1 4 2.9 0.9- 8.5
No 1369 1259 91.6 89.5-93.3 110 8.4 6.7-10.5
Education
< High School 325 315 94.8 90.4-97.3 10 5.2 2.7- 9.6
High School 476 440 94.2 91.1-96.3 36 5.8 3.7- 8.9
> High School 728 661 90.1 87.1-92.5 67 9.9 7.5-12.9
Marital Status
Married 986 890 90.8 88.3-92.7 96 9.2 7.3-11.7
Other 547 529 95.3 92.0-97.2 18 4.7 2.8- 8.0
Income
15,999 or less 454 441 97.1 94.3-98.6 13 2.9 1.4- 5.7
16,000-24,999 168 159 95.7 90.0-98.2 9 4.3 1.8-10.0
25,000-39,999 235 216 89.8 83.7-93.7 19 10.2 6.3-16.3
40,000 or more 530 462 88.2 84.5-91.1 68 11.8 8.9-15.5
WIC recipient
No 796 712 89.1 86.1-91.5 84 10.9 8.5-13.9
Yes 729 699 95.7 93.3-97.3 30 4.3 2.7- 6.7
Medicaid recipient
No 777 695 89.1 86.1-91.5 82 10.9 8.5-13.9
Yes 756 724 95.7 93.4-97.3 32 4.3 2.7- 6.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 228 209 92.3 88.5-94.9 19 7.7 5.1-11.5
1500 - 2499 grams 479 453 94.4 91.9-96.1 26 5.6 3.9- 8.1
2500+ grams 826 757 92.2 90.2-93.8 69 7.8 6.2- 9.8

#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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