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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 1452 254 17.9 15.5-20.6 1198 82.1 79.4-84.5
Age
< 20 years 155 44 32.1 22.9-42.8 111 67.9 57.2-77.1
20-24 years 395 79 19.6 15.1-25.1 316 80.4 74.9-84.9
25-34 years 720 101 14.8 11.9-18.4 619 85.2 81.6-88.1
35+ years 182 30 14.3 9.0-22.2 152 85.7 77.8-91.0
Race
White 988 147 15.1 12.6-18.1 841 84.9 81.9-87.4
Black 400 92 26.3 20.6-32.9 308 73.7 67.1-79.4
Other 64 15 21.0 11.4-35.7 49 79.0 64.3-88.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 141 39 31.1 22.9-40.7 102 68.9 59.3-77.1
No 1308 214 16.0 13.6-18.7 1094 84.0 81.3-86.4
Education
< High School 310 94 34.3 27.8-41.5 216 65.7 58.5-72.2
High School 429 80 17.0 12.9-22.0 349 83.0 78.0-87.1
> High School 711 79 11.0 8.4-14.2 632 89.0 85.8-91.6
Marital Status
Married 914 124 13.3 10.8-16.3 790 86.7 83.7-89.2
Other 538 130 26.4 21.7-31.7 408 73.6 68.3-78.3
Income
15,999 or less 394 125 32.9 27.1-39.2 269 67.1 60.8-72.9
16,000-24,999 190 36 16.7 11.1-24.3 154 83.3 75.7-88.9
25,000-39,999 210 27 12.5 7.9-19.3 183 87.5 80.7-92.1
40,000 or more 502 36 7.0 4.8-10.1 466 93.0 89.9-95.2
WIC recipient
No 756 79 11.2 8.7-14.4 677 88.8 85.6-91.3
Yes 690 175 25.4 21.4-29.9 515 74.6 70.1-78.6
Medicaid recipient
No 700 64 9.2 6.9-12.1 636 90.8 87.9-93.1
Yes 752 190 26.3 22.3-30.6 562 73.7 69.4-77.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 660 119 18.6 15.9-21.8 541 81.4 78.2-84.1
2500+ grams 792 135 17.9 15.3-20.8 657 82.1 79.2-84.7

#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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