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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 1548 489 31.8 29.0-34.7 1059 68.2 65.3-71.0
Age
< 20 years 199 51 27.7 20.2-36.7 148 72.3 63.3-79.8
20-24 years 405 125 32.3 26.8-38.2 280 67.7 61.8-73.2
25-34 years 754 252 32.1 28.2-36.3 502 67.9 63.7-71.8
35+ years 190 61 33.4 25.7-42.0 129 66.6 58.0-74.3
Race
White 1063 343 30.8 27.5-34.2 720 69.2 65.8-72.5
Black 410 118 33.0 26.9-39.6 292 67.0 60.4-73.1
Other 75 28 41.2 28.6-55.1 47 58.8 44.9-71.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 47 28.0 20.4-37.0 117 72.0 63.0-79.6
No 1384 442 32.3 29.3-35.4 942 67.7 64.6-70.7
Education
< High School 350 103 32.0 26.3-38.4 247 68.0 61.6-73.7
High School 441 143 29.7 24.5-35.5 298 70.3 64.5-75.5
> High School 754 243 33.0 29.0-37.2 511 67.0 62.8-71.0
Marital Status
Married 981 314 31.1 27.7-34.6 667 68.9 65.4-72.3
Other 567 175 33.2 28.3-38.6 392 66.8 61.4-71.7
Income
15,999 or less 464 171 35.5 30.1-41.4 293 64.5 58.6-69.9
16,000-24,999 173 60 34.6 26.2-44.0 113 65.4 56.0-73.8
25,000-39,999 207 63 29.6 22.5-37.9 144 70.4 62.1-77.5
40,000 or more 551 163 31.2 26.8-36.0 388 68.8 64.0-73.2
WIC recipient
No 839 269 32.3 28.6-36.3 570 67.7 63.7-71.4
Yes 695 214 30.7 26.5-35.2 481 69.3 64.8-73.5
Medicaid recipient
No 759 236 30.9 27.1-35.0 523 69.1 65.0-72.9
Yes 789 253 32.7 28.6-37.1 536 67.3 62.9-71.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 694 217 31.0 27.7-34.4 477 69.0 65.6-72.3
2500+ grams 854 272 31.8 28.8-35.0 582 68.2 65.0-71.2

#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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