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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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During your pregnancy, were you on WIC (the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1466 763 51.9 48.6-55.1 703 48.1 44.9-51.4
Age
< 20 years 160 29 18.0 11.2-27.5 131 82.0 72.5-88.8
20-24 years 398 108 28.1 22.9-34.1 290 71.9 65.9-77.1
25-34 years 723 491 66.7 62.3-70.8 232 33.3 29.2-37.7
35+ years 185 135 75.7 66.6-82.9 50 24.3 17.1-33.4
Race
White 1002 600 58.7 54.9-62.4 402 41.3 37.6-45.1
Black 400 126 30.0 24.2-36.6 274 70.0 63.4-75.8
Other 64 37 49.1 34.5-63.9 27 50.9 36.1-65.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 40 24.2 17.1-33.1 107 75.8 66.9-82.9
No 1316 721 55.9 52.4-59.3 595 44.1 40.7-47.6
Education
< High School 316 60 20.5 15.3-26.9 256 79.5 73.1-84.7
High School 434 142 29.6 24.4-35.3 292 70.4 64.7-75.6
> High School 714 559 80.6 76.6-84.0 155 19.4 16.0-23.4
Marital Status
Married 922 646 69.6 65.8-73.2 276 30.4 26.8-34.2
Other 544 117 19.4 15.4-24.2 427 80.6 75.8-84.6
Income
15,999 or less 400 74 17.2 12.9-22.6 326 82.8 77.4-87.1
16,000-24,999 191 51 28.5 21.2-37.1 140 71.5 62.9-78.8
25,000-39,999 212 119 55.6 47.0-63.8 93 44.4 36.2-53.0
40,000 or more 502 474 95.2 92.3-97.1 28 4.8 2.9- 7.7
WIC recipient
No 763 763 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 703 0 0.0 . - . 703 100 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 704 616 87.4 84.0-90.2 88 12.6 9.8-16.0
Yes 762 147 18.1 14.9-22.0 615 81.9 78.0-85.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 669 315 44.2 40.6-47.9 354 55.8 52.1-59.4
2500+ grams 797 448 52.5 49.0-56.0 349 47.5 44.0-51.0

#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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