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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 1443 1188 82.3 79.6-84.6 255 17.7 15.4-20.4
Age
< 20 years 159 131 89.3 81.7-94.0 28 10.7 6.0-18.3
20-24 years 395 303 76.5 70.8-81.4 92 23.5 18.6-29.2
25-34 years 710 601 83.6 79.9-86.7 109 16.4 13.3-20.1
35+ years 179 153 83.6 75.0-89.6 26 16.4 10.4-25.0
Race
White 984 839 84.7 81.7-87.3 145 15.3 12.7-18.3
Black 396 296 75.2 68.8-80.6 100 24.8 19.4-31.2
Other 63 53 77.8 62.1-88.2 10 22.2 11.8-37.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 118 80.5 71.8-87.0 26 19.5 13.0-28.2
No 1296 1067 82.5 79.7-85.0 229 17.5 15.0-20.3
Education
< High School 311 230 72.6 65.7-78.5 81 27.4 21.5-34.3
High School 427 341 82.0 77.0-86.2 86 18.0 13.8-23.0
> High School 703 615 87.0 83.5-89.8 88 13.0 10.2-16.5
Marital Status
Married 906 779 84.3 81.1-87.0 127 15.7 13.0-18.9
Other 537 409 78.6 73.8-82.8 128 21.4 17.2-26.2
Income
15,999 or less 394 297 76.9 71.0-81.8 97 23.1 18.2-29.0
16,000-24,999 189 149 74.1 65.4-81.2 40 25.9 18.8-34.6
25,000-39,999 209 179 84.0 76.5-89.4 30 16.0 10.6-23.5
40,000 or more 495 447 89.8 86.0-92.6 48 10.2 7.4-14.0
WIC recipient
No 749 666 87.4 84.1-90.1 83 12.6 9.9-15.9
Yes 686 515 76.5 72.2-80.3 171 23.5 19.7-27.8
Medicaid recipient
No 695 621 88.8 85.6-91.4 74 11.2 8.6-14.4
Yes 748 567 76.1 71.9-79.8 181 23.9 20.2-28.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 658 538 80.8 77.6-83.6 120 19.2 16.4-22.4
2500+ grams 785 650 82.4 79.5-84.9 135 17.6 15.1-20.5

#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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