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2002 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 220 210 96.9 92.5-98.7 10 3.1 1.3- 7.5
Age
< 20 years 27 26 98.8 92.2-99.8 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8
20-24 years 54 51 92.8 76.6-98.1 3 7.2 1.9-23.4
25-34 years 111 105 97.7 91.9-99.4 6 2.3 0.6- 8.1
35+ years 28 28 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 139 135 97.3 90.7-99.2 4 2.7 0.8- 9.3
Black 60 56 98.0 94.6-99.3 4 2.0 0.7- 5.4
Other 21 19 91.9 63.5-98.7 2 8.1 1.3-36.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 29 27 98.2 92.8-99.6 2 1.8 0.4- 7.2
No 191 183 96.7 91.5-98.7 8 3.3 1.3- 8.5
Education
< High School 61 59 99.2 97.0-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.0
High School 51 47 94.8 79.2-98.9 4 5.2 1.1-20.8
> High School 108 104 96.2 87.6-98.9 4 3.8 1.1-12.4
Marital Status
Married 136 131 97.1 90.8-99.1 5 2.9 0.9- 9.2
Other 84 79 96.5 87.1-99.1 5 3.5 0.9-12.9
Income
15,999 or less 80 77 97.1 86.4-99.4 3 2.9 0.6-13.6
16,000-24,999 20 18 88.0 52.3-98.0 2 12.0 2.0-47.7
25,000-39,999 13 12 99.1 93.7-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3
40,000 or more 74 74 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 111 108 98.1 91.0-99.6 3 1.9 0.4- 9.0
Yes 105 99 97.0 89.8-99.2 6 3.0 0.8-10.2
Medicaid recipient
No 100 96 98.0 90.9-99.6 4 2.0 0.4- 9.1
Yes 120 114 95.8 87.9-98.6 6 4.2 1.4-12.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 115 108 93.6 87.1-96.9 7 6.4 3.1-12.9
2500+ grams 105 102 97.2 91.8-99.1 3 2.8 0.9- 8.2

#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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