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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? PAYCHECK OR MONEY FROM A JOB

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1575 170 9.7 8.0-11.7 1405 90.3 88.3-92.0
Age
< 20 years 165 34 18.0 11.4-27.1 131 82.0 72.9-88.6
20-24 years 410 53 12.4 8.9-17.1 357 87.6 82.9-91.1
25-34 years 804 66 6.9 5.1- 9.5 738 93.1 90.5-94.9
35+ years 196 17 7.4 3.8-14.0 179 92.6 86.0-96.2
Race
White 1086 80 6.6 5.0- 8.7 1006 93.4 91.3-95.0
Black 424 81 18.9 14.2-24.7 343 81.1 75.3-85.8
Other 65 9 15.1 7.0-29.9 56 84.9 70.1-93.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 22 10.8 6.6-17.3 157 89.2 82.7-93.4
No 1396 148 9.5 7.6-11.7 1248 90.5 88.3-92.4
Education
< High School 320 65 15.7 11.4-21.3 255 84.3 78.7-88.6
High School 452 61 13.4 9.8-18.2 391 86.6 81.8-90.2
> High School 800 44 4.5 3.1- 6.6 756 95.5 93.4-96.9
Marital Status
Married 966 45 4.5 3.1- 6.4 921 95.5 93.6-96.9
Other 609 125 17.7 14.1-22.0 484 82.3 78.0-85.9
Income
14,999 or less 468 111 21.5 17.1-26.7 357 78.5 73.3-82.9
15,000-24,999 245 11 4.1 1.9- 8.7 234 95.9 91.3-98.1
25,000-49,999 319 9 2.0 0.9- 4.7 310 98.0 95.3-99.1
50,000 or more 420 8 1.7 0.7- 4.3 412 98.3 95.7-99.3
WIC recipient
No 796 40 4.9 3.3- 7.2 756 95.1 92.8-96.7
Yes 766 124 14.2 11.3-17.7 642 85.8 82.3-88.7
Medicaid recipient
No 722 21 2.5 1.4- 4.3 701 97.5 95.7-98.6
Yes 853 149 15.5 12.6-18.9 704 84.5 81.1-87.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 708 98 15.4 12.9-18.4 610 84.6 81.6-87.1
2500+ grams 867 72 9.2 7.3-11.4 795 90.8 88.6-92.7

#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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