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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

What were the sources of your household's income during the past 12 months? PAYCHECK OR MONEY FROM A JOB

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1549 190 11.5 9.6-13.6 1359 88.5 86.4-90.4
Age
< 20 years 199 44 21.4 14.8-30.0 155 78.6 70.0-85.2
20-24 years 405 66 13.9 10.2-18.6 339 86.1 81.4-89.8
25-34 years 755 64 8.6 6.4-11.5 691 91.4 88.5-93.6
35+ years 190 16 8.1 4.4-14.6 174 91.9 85.4-95.6
Race
White 1064 85 7.8 6.1-10.0 979 92.2 90.0-93.9
Black 411 95 22.8 17.6-28.9 316 77.2 71.1-82.4
Other 74 10 13.9 6.7-26.5 64 86.1 73.5-93.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 22 14.5 9.0-22.4 142 85.5 77.6-91.0
No 1385 168 11.1 9.1-13.3 1217 88.9 86.7-90.9
Education
< High School 349 78 20.5 15.8-26.2 271 79.5 73.8-84.2
High School 443 73 15.0 11.2-19.9 370 85.0 80.1-88.8
> High School 754 39 5.0 3.4- 7.2 715 95.0 92.8-96.6
Marital Status
Married 981 50 5.1 3.6- 7.0 931 94.9 93.0-96.4
Other 568 140 24.4 20.0-29.4 428 75.6 70.6-80.0
Income
15,999 or less 463 128 26.6 21.7-32.1 335 73.4 67.9-78.3
16,000-24,999 173 13 8.1 4.1-15.2 160 91.9 84.8-95.9
25,000-39,999 207 8 3.7 1.5- 8.7 199 96.3 91.3-98.5
40,000 or more 551 7 1.9 0.9- 4.0 544 98.1 96.0-99.1
WIC recipient
No 840 46 4.8 3.3- 7.0 794 95.2 93.0-96.7
Yes 695 142 19.5 16.0-23.6 553 80.5 76.4-84.0
Medicaid recipient
No 759 19 2.6 1.6- 4.5 740 97.4 95.5-98.4
Yes 790 171 21.1 17.6-25.0 619 78.9 75.0-82.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 695 101 16.1 13.5-19.1 594 83.9 80.9-86.5
2500+ grams 854 89 11.0 9.1-13.4 765 89.0 86.6-90.9

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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