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2003 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 225 212 95.4 90.5-97.8 13 4.6 2.2- 9.5
Age
< 20 years 26 21 87.1 58.3-97.0 5 12.9 3.0-41.7
20-24 years 68 63 96.3 86.1-99.1 5 3.7 0.9-13.9
25-34 years 89 87 96.5 87.1-99.1 2 3.5 0.9-12.9
35+ years 42 41 95.9 76.3-99.4 1 4.1 0.6-23.7
Race
White 141 133 97.1 92.0-99.0 8 2.9 1.0- 8.0
Black 71 67 94.1 81.4-98.3 4 5.9 1.7-18.6
Other 13 12 78.5 30.6-96.8 1 21.5 3.2-69.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 31 30 99.5 96.7-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3
No 194 182 94.4 88.4-97.4 12 5.6 2.6-11.6
Education
< High School 56 52 98.7 96.5-99.5 4 1.3 0.5- 3.5
High School 69 64 91.5 77.7-97.0 5 8.5 3.0-22.3
> High School 98 94 96.2 87.6-98.9 4 3.8 1.1-12.4
Marital Status
Married 134 127 94.1 86.1-97.6 7 5.9 2.4-13.9
Other 91 85 97.2 90.1-99.2 6 2.8 0.8- 9.9
Income
15,999 or less 73 67 93.7 81.4-98.1 6 6.3 1.9-18.6
16,000-24,999 23 22 98.9 92.7-99.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3
25,000-39,999 27 27 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
40,000 or more 64 62 94.9 81.8-98.7 2 5.1 1.3-18.2
WIC recipient
No 105 100 94.5 85.2-98.1 5 5.5 1.9-14.8
Yes 116 108 96.0 89.0-98.6 8 4.0 1.4-11.0
Medicaid recipient
No 98 95 96.7 88.4-99.1 3 3.3 0.9-11.6
Yes 127 117 94.4 86.5-97.8 10 5.6 2.2-13.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 112 104 92.6 86.2-96.2 8 7.4 3.8-13.8
2500+ grams 113 108 95.7 90.0-98.2 5 4.3 1.8-10.0

#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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