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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 FAMILY OR FRIENDS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1575 1314 84.7 82.3-86.8 261 15.3 13.2-17.7
Age
< 20 years 166 120 71.9 61.9-80.1 46 28.1 19.9-38.1
20-24 years 410 311 78.0 72.6-82.7 99 22.0 17.3-27.4
25-34 years 804 700 89.0 86.1-91.4 104 11.0 8.6-13.9
35+ years 195 183 93.7 87.4-96.9 12 6.3 3.1-12.6
Race
White 1085 950 88.7 86.3-90.8 135 11.3 9.2-13.7
Black 425 308 70.8 64.3-76.6 117 29.2 23.4-35.7
Other 65 56 86.8 73.7-93.9 9 13.2 6.1-26.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 163 91.9 85.8-95.5 16 8.1 4.5-14.2
No 1396 1151 83.4 80.7-85.7 245 16.6 14.3-19.3
Education
< High School 321 243 81.2 75.3-85.9 78 18.8 14.1-24.7
High School 452 367 81.9 76.7-86.1 85 18.1 13.9-23.3
> High School 799 702 88.3 85.3-90.7 97 11.7 9.3-14.7
Marital Status
Married 966 871 90.7 88.2-92.6 95 9.3 7.4-11.8
Other 609 443 75.5 70.7-79.7 166 24.5 20.3-29.3
Income
14,999 or less 467 341 76.0 70.6-80.6 126 24.0 19.4-29.4
15,000-24,999 245 200 81.9 75.0-87.3 45 18.1 12.7-25.0
25,000-49,999 319 276 84.9 79.4-89.2 43 15.1 10.8-20.6
50,000 or more 420 403 97.1 94.6-98.5 17 2.9 1.5- 5.4
WIC recipient
No 796 714 90.7 87.8-92.9 82 9.3 7.1-12.2
Yes 766 588 78.6 74.7-82.1 178 21.4 17.9-25.3
Medicaid recipient
No 722 670 93.2 90.6-95.1 52 6.8 4.9- 9.4
Yes 853 644 77.8 74.0-81.2 209 22.2 18.8-26.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 707 568 78.7 75.5-81.6 139 21.3 18.4-24.5
2500+ grams 868 746 85.2 82.6-87.5 122 14.8 12.5-17.4

#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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