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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 147 139 91.1 82.0-95.9 8 8.9 4.1-18.0
Age
< 20 years 17 16 85.8 43.1-98.0 1 14.2 2.0-56.9
20-24 years 39 35 89.1 67.5-97.0 4 10.9 3.0-32.5
25-34 years 54 51 88.9 71.1-96.3 3 11.1 3.7-28.9
35+ years 37 37 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Race
White 102 96 92.4 81.9-97.0 6 7.6 3.0-18.1
Black 31 30 86.5 45.3-98.0 1 13.5 2.0-54.7
Other 14 13 87.6 47.4-98.2 1 12.4 1.8-52.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 16 89.6 55.9-98.3 2 10.4 1.7-44.1
No 129 123 91.4 81.3-96.3 6 8.6 3.7-18.7
Education
< High School 25 21 75.3 50.1-90.3 4 24.7 9.7-49.9
High School 47 45 99.2 97.0-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.0
> High School 75 73 94.2 79.5-98.5 2 5.8 1.5-20.5
Marital Status
Married 92 89 96.0 85.8-98.9 3 4.0 1.1-14.2
Other 55 50 81.1 60.1-92.5 5 18.9 7.5-39.9
Income
14,999 or less 42 39 89.3 67.5-97.1 3 10.7 2.9-32.5
15,000-24,999 25 21 66.5 35.2-87.9 4 33.5 12.1-64.8
25,000-49,999 17 17 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 44 44 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 87 83 90.8 78.0-96.5 4 9.2 3.5-22.0
Yes 57 53 91.6 74.1-97.6 4 8.4 2.4-25.9
Medicaid recipient
No 74 73 97.2 82.6-99.6 1 2.8 0.4-17.4
Yes 73 66 84.3 68.1-93.1 7 15.7 6.9-31.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 74 72 97.6 91.4-99.4 2 2.4 0.6- 8.6
2500+ grams 73 67 90.4 80.3-95.6 6 9.6 4.4-19.7

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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