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2004 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 1564 797 49.9 46.8-53.0 767 50.1 47.0-53.2
Age
< 20 years 163 26 15.9 9.8-24.7 137 84.1 75.3-90.2
20-24 years 406 118 29.0 23.8-34.7 288 71.0 65.3-76.2
25-34 years 801 504 62.3 58.0-66.4 297 37.7 33.6-42.0
35+ years 194 149 77.4 68.9-84.2 45 22.6 15.8-31.1
Race
White 1078 653 57.7 54.0-61.3 425 42.3 38.7-46.0
Black 422 110 24.4 19.3-30.4 312 75.6 69.6-80.7
Other 64 34 48.0 33.7-62.6 30 52.0 37.4-66.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 60 30.0 22.7-38.5 118 70.0 61.5-77.3
No 1386 737 53.5 50.1-56.8 649 46.5 43.2-49.9
Education
< High School 318 75 22.4 17.1-28.7 243 77.6 71.3-82.9
High School 447 154 33.0 27.7-38.7 293 67.0 61.3-72.3
> High School 796 568 73.8 69.9-77.4 228 26.2 22.6-30.1
Marital Status
Married 961 665 68.1 64.4-71.6 296 31.9 28.4-35.6
Other 603 132 21.7 17.7-26.3 471 78.3 73.7-82.3
Income
14,999 or less 467 79 15.0 11.2-19.6 388 85.0 80.4-88.8
15,000-24,999 243 81 32.8 25.8-40.6 162 67.2 59.4-74.2
25,000-49,999 316 193 62.0 55.3-68.2 123 38.0 31.8-44.7
50,000 or more 417 403 96.7 93.6-98.3 14 3.3 1.7- 6.4
WIC recipient
No 797 797 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 767 0 0.0 . - . 767 100 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 715 628 87.7 84.3-90.4 87 12.3 9.6-15.7
Yes 849 169 19.6 16.4-23.3 680 80.4 76.7-83.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 701 331 44.4 40.8-48.0 370 55.6 52.0-59.2
2500+ grams 863 466 50.4 47.0-53.7 397 49.6 46.3-53.0

#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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