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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? SOCIAL SECURITY, WORKERS'' COMPENSATION, VETERAN BENEFITS, OR PENSIONS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1572 1520 97.4 96.3-98.2 52 2.6 1.8- 3.7
Age
< 20 years 164 152 94.9 88.5-97.9 12 5.1 2.1-11.5
20-24 years 410 402 98.6 96.3-99.5 8 1.4 0.5- 3.7
25-34 years 803 776 97.4 95.7-98.5 27 2.6 1.5- 4.3
35+ years 195 190 96.9 91.3-98.9 5 3.1 1.1- 8.7
Race
White 1085 1059 98.3 97.1-99.0 26 1.7 1.0- 2.9
Black 422 398 94.0 90.0-96.5 24 6.0 3.5-10.0
Other 65 63 99.4 97.7-99.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 178 99.9 99.5- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
No 1393 1342 97.0 95.6-97.9 51 3.0 2.1- 4.4
Education
< High School 318 303 97.2 94.2-98.7 15 2.8 1.3- 5.8
High School 452 433 96.7 93.8-98.2 19 3.3 1.8- 6.2
> High School 799 782 98.2 96.6-99.0 17 1.8 1.0- 3.4
Marital Status
Married 966 943 98.3 97.0-99.0 23 1.7 1.0- 3.0
Other 606 577 96.0 93.5-97.6 29 4.0 2.4- 6.5
Income
14,999 or less 465 443 95.3 92.1-97.2 22 4.7 2.8- 7.9
15,000-24,999 245 236 97.3 93.4-98.9 9 2.7 1.1- 6.6
25,000-49,999 319 310 98.7 96.4-99.5 9 1.3 0.5- 3.6
50,000 or more 420 414 98.8 96.7-99.6 6 1.2 0.4- 3.3
WIC recipient
No 796 778 98.6 97.3-99.3 18 1.4 0.7- 2.7
Yes 763 729 96.2 94.0-97.5 34 3.8 2.5- 6.0
Medicaid recipient
No 722 706 98.8 97.6-99.4 16 1.2 0.6- 2.4
Yes 850 814 96.3 94.3-97.6 36 3.7 2.4- 5.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 707 675 95.1 93.2-96.5 32 4.9 3.5- 6.8
2500+ grams 865 845 97.6 96.3-98.5 20 2.4 1.5- 3.7

#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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