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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 1457 170 12.8 10.7-15.2 1287 87.2 84.8-89.3
Age
< 20 years 157 29 17.9 11.1-27.5 128 82.1 72.5-88.9
20-24 years 396 52 15.3 11.2-20.6 344 84.7 79.4-88.8
25-34 years 720 71 11.2 8.6-14.5 649 88.8 85.5-91.4
35+ years 184 18 8.6 4.6-15.5 166 91.4 84.5-95.4
Race
White 994 109 10.8 8.7-13.5 885 89.2 86.5-91.3
Black 399 56 19.6 14.6-25.9 343 80.4 74.1-85.4
Other 64 5 10.3 4.0-24.0 59 89.7 76.0-96.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 145 39 25.4 18.0-34.5 106 74.6 65.5-82.0
No 1309 130 10.9 8.8-13.3 1179 89.1 86.7-91.2
Education
< High School 311 64 22.7 17.3-29.3 247 77.3 70.7-82.7
High School 430 52 13.0 9.4-17.8 378 87.0 82.2-90.6
> High School 714 53 8.0 5.8-10.9 661 92.0 89.1-94.2
Marital Status
Married 918 80 9.4 7.2-12.0 838 90.6 88.0-92.8
Other 539 90 19.0 15.0-23.9 449 81.0 76.1-85.0
Income
15,999 or less 397 86 24.5 19.4-30.6 311 75.5 69.4-80.6
16,000-24,999 191 27 12.6 7.8-19.9 164 87.4 80.1-92.2
25,000-39,999 210 16 8.6 4.9-14.8 194 91.4 85.2-95.1
40,000 or more 502 22 4.8 3.0- 7.7 480 95.2 92.3-97.0
WIC recipient
No 758 57 7.3 5.3-10.0 701 92.7 90.0-94.7
Yes 693 112 18.6 15.1-22.7 581 81.4 77.3-84.9
Medicaid recipient
No 703 35 5.1 3.4- 7.5 668 94.9 92.5-96.6
Yes 754 135 20.1 16.6-24.1 619 79.9 75.9-83.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 661 74 11.9 9.6-14.6 587 88.1 85.4-90.4
2500+ grams 796 96 12.9 10.6-15.5 700 87.1 84.5-89.4

#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 22MAR05

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