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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 1455 88 5.8 4.6- 7.5 1367 94.2 92.5-95.4
Age
< 20 years 159 0 0.0 . - . 159 100 . - .
20-24 years 397 8 1.5 0.6- 3.8 389 98.5 96.2-99.4
25-34 years 716 63 8.7 6.5-11.5 653 91.3 88.5-93.5
35+ years 183 17 9.7 5.5-16.5 166 90.3 83.5-94.5
Race
White 992 68 6.3 4.7- 8.3 924 93.7 91.7-95.3
Black 401 8 1.8 0.7- 4.6 393 98.2 95.4-99.3
Other 62 12 19.8 10.5-34.3 50 80.2 65.7-89.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 6 1.4 0.4- 5.0 140 98.6 95.0-99.6
No 1306 82 6.5 5.1- 8.3 1224 93.5 91.7-94.9
Education
< High School 313 3 0.7 0.1- 3.1 310 99.3 96.9-99.9
High School 432 9 1.4 0.5- 3.6 423 98.6 96.4-99.5
> High School 708 75 11.1 8.6-14.2 633 88.9 85.8-91.4
Marital Status
Married 912 84 8.9 6.9-11.3 828 91.1 88.7-93.1
Other 543 4 0.4 0.1- 1.9 539 99.6 98.1-99.9
Income
15,999 or less 397 8 1.5 0.6- 3.9 389 98.5 96.1-99.4
16,000-24,999 191 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9 189 98.5 94.1-99.6
25,000-39,999 211 5 2.2 0.8- 6.1 206 97.8 93.9-99.2
40,000 or more 498 69 13.9 10.7-18.0 429 86.1 82.0-89.3
WIC recipient
No 753 84 10.9 8.5-13.9 669 89.1 86.1-91.5
Yes 693 4 0.5 0.1- 1.7 689 99.5 98.3-99.9
Medicaid recipient
No 697 81 11.3 8.8-14.4 616 88.7 85.6-91.2
Yes 758 7 0.8 0.3- 2.0 751 99.2 98.0-99.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 666 35 4.8 3.5- 6.5 631 95.2 93.5-96.5
2500+ grams 789 53 5.9 4.6- 7.7 736 94.1 92.3-95.4

#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.

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