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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 1440 1105 77.5 74.6-80.1 335 22.5 19.9-25.4
Age
< 20 years 159 115 74.5 64.3-82.5 44 25.5 17.5-35.7
20-24 years 393 291 74.4 68.5-79.5 102 25.6 20.5-31.5
25-34 years 708 556 79.3 75.5-82.8 152 20.7 17.2-24.5
35+ years 180 143 79.6 71.0-86.2 37 20.4 13.8-29.0
Race
White 980 790 80.1 76.9-83.0 190 19.9 17.0-23.1
Black 397 263 67.8 61.1-73.9 134 32.2 26.1-38.9
Other 63 52 82.9 68.2-91.6 11 17.1 8.4-31.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 141 108 76.3 67.3-83.5 33 23.7 16.5-32.7
No 1296 994 77.6 74.6-80.3 302 22.4 19.7-25.4
Education
< High School 311 215 69.8 62.9-75.9 96 30.2 24.1-37.1
High School 425 309 75.7 70.1-80.5 116 24.3 19.5-29.9
> High School 702 579 82.2 78.4-85.5 123 17.8 14.5-21.6
Marital Status
Married 903 725 80.0 76.7-83.0 178 20.0 17.0-23.3
Other 537 380 72.9 67.6-77.6 157 27.1 22.4-32.4
Income
15,999 or less 390 270 71.7 65.5-77.1 120 28.3 22.9-34.5
16,000-24,999 188 142 74.3 65.7-81.3 46 25.7 18.7-34.3
25,000-39,999 209 164 80.0 72.3-85.9 45 20.0 14.1-27.7
40,000 or more 497 419 84.2 79.9-87.7 78 15.8 12.3-20.1
WIC recipient
No 748 624 83.7 80.2-86.7 124 16.3 13.3-19.8
Yes 684 475 70.8 66.2-75.0 209 29.2 25.0-33.8
Medicaid recipient
No 695 577 83.3 79.6-86.4 118 16.7 13.6-20.4
Yes 745 528 72.0 67.6-76.0 217 28.0 24.0-32.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 655 491 73.9 70.4-77.1 164 26.1 22.9-29.6
2500+ grams 785 614 77.8 74.7-80.6 171 22.2 19.4-25.3

#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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