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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

What were the sources of your household''s income during the past 12 months? AID SUCH AS TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF), WELFARE, PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, GENERAL ASSISTANCE, FOOD STAMPS, OR SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1474 1203 84.0 81.5-86.3 271 16.0 13.7-18.5
Age
< 20 years 162 115 75.7 65.8-83.5 47 24.3 16.5-34.2
20-24 years 401 288 72.8 66.9-78.0 113 27.2 22.0-33.1
25-34 years 726 637 90.4 87.4-92.7 89 9.6 7.3-12.6
35+ years 185 163 91.0 83.8-95.2 22 9.0 4.8-16.2
Race
White 1006 884 88.7 86.0-90.9 122 11.3 9.1-14.0
Black 404 266 69.8 63.2-75.7 138 30.2 24.3-36.8
Other 64 53 79.2 63.6-89.3 11 20.8 10.7-36.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 124 85.8 78.0-91.2 27 14.2 8.8-22.0
No 1320 1077 83.7 81.0-86.1 243 16.3 13.9-19.0
Education
< High School 321 217 73.4 66.8-79.1 104 26.6 20.9-33.2
High School 435 326 77.0 71.5-81.7 109 23.0 18.3-28.5
> High School 716 659 93.5 90.8-95.5 57 6.5 4.5- 9.2
Marital Status
Married 925 843 92.8 90.5-94.6 82 7.2 5.4- 9.5
Other 549 360 68.0 62.6-73.0 189 32.0 27.0-37.4
Income
15,999 or less 404 243 61.9 55.5-67.9 161 38.1 32.1-44.5
16,000-24,999 192 156 82.4 74.6-88.2 36 17.6 11.8-25.4
25,000-39,999 212 190 93.4 87.8-96.5 22 6.6 3.5-12.2
40,000 or more 503 499 99.0 97.1-99.7 4 1.0 0.3- 2.9
WIC recipient
No 761 714 95.1 92.8-96.7 47 4.9 3.3- 7.2
Yes 703 481 72.2 67.8-76.3 222 27.8 23.7-32.2
Medicaid recipient
No 706 687 97.8 96.0-98.8 19 2.2 1.2- 4.0
Yes 768 516 71.1 66.8-75.1 252 28.9 24.9-33.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 673 513 74.6 71.1-77.7 160 25.4 22.3-28.9
2500+ grams 801 690 84.9 82.1-87.3 111 15.1 12.7-17.9

#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 22MAR05

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