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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

During the 12 months before your new baby was born, what were the sources of your household''s income? MONEY FROM A BUSINESS, FEES, DIVIDENDS, OR RENTAL INCOME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1574 1484 94.4 92.8-95.6 90 5.6 4.4- 7.2
Age
< 20 years 166 162 98.3 93.0-99.6 4 1.7 0.4- 7.0
20-24 years 409 400 97.6 94.7-99.0 9 2.4 1.0- 5.3
25-34 years 804 754 93.8 91.4-95.5 50 6.2 4.5- 8.6
35+ years 195 168 85.2 77.9-90.3 27 14.8 9.7-22.1
Race
White 1084 1006 93.6 91.7-95.1 78 6.4 4.9- 8.3
Black 425 414 95.9 92.3-97.9 11 4.1 2.1- 7.7
Other 65 64 99.8 98.4- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 175 97.3 92.2-99.1 4 2.7 0.9- 7.8
No 1395 1309 93.8 92.1-95.2 86 6.2 4.8- 7.9
Education
< High School 320 312 97.7 94.5-99.0 8 2.3 1.0- 5.5
High School 452 440 97.5 94.9-98.8 12 2.5 1.2- 5.1
> High School 799 729 90.8 88.1-93.0 70 9.2 7.0-11.9
Marital Status
Married 966 888 91.9 89.6-93.7 78 8.1 6.3-10.4
Other 608 596 98.2 96.1-99.1 12 1.8 0.9- 3.9
Income
14,999 or less 467 458 97.7 95.0-99.0 9 2.3 1.0- 5.0
15,000-24,999 245 240 97.8 93.8-99.3 5 2.2 0.7- 6.2
25,000-49,999 319 298 92.4 88.1-95.2 21 7.6 4.8-11.9
50,000 or more 420 368 88.8 84.8-91.9 52 11.2 8.1-15.2
WIC recipient
No 796 722 90.7 87.9-92.8 74 9.3 7.2-12.1
Yes 765 749 98.0 96.2-98.9 16 2.0 1.1- 3.8
Medicaid recipient
No 722 652 90.6 87.7-92.8 70 9.4 7.2-12.3
Yes 852 832 97.4 95.6-98.5 20 2.6 1.5- 4.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 706 670 95.3 93.5-96.6 36 4.7 3.4- 6.5
2500+ grams 868 814 94.3 92.6-95.6 54 5.7 4.4- 7.4

#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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