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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 147 113 68.1 57.7-77.0 34 31.9 23.0-42.3
Age
< 20 years 17 13 60.1 27.5-85.7 4 39.9 14.3-72.5
20-24 years 39 31 71.9 50.2-86.6 8 28.1 13.4-49.8
25-34 years 54 42 70.1 53.6-82.6 12 29.9 17.4-46.4
35+ years 37 27 64.1 42.8-81.0 10 35.9 19.0-57.2
Race
White 102 74 65.2 53.2-75.6 28 34.8 24.4-46.8
Black 31 27 73.2 40.4-91.6 4 26.8 8.4-59.6
Other 14 12 82.0 49.1-95.5 2 18.0 4.5-50.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 16 80.8 47.8-95.1 2 19.2 4.9-52.2
No 129 97 65.8 54.6-75.5 32 34.2 24.5-45.4
Education
< High School 25 24 93.8 67.0-99.1 1 6.2 0.9-33.0
High School 47 34 66.2 46.8-81.3 13 33.8 18.7-53.2
> High School 75 55 55.5 40.7-69.4 20 44.5 30.6-59.3
Marital Status
Married 92 64 60.2 47.6-71.5 28 39.8 28.5-52.4
Other 55 49 84.6 64.5-94.3 6 15.4 5.7-35.5
Income
14,999 or less 42 34 74.9 54.8-88.0 8 25.1 12.0-45.2
15,000-24,999 25 23 87.1 49.9-97.9 2 12.9 2.1-50.1
25,000-49,999 17 10 49.2 23.9-74.9 7 50.8 25.1-76.1
50,000 or more 44 33 62.6 43.9-78.2 11 37.4 21.8-56.1
WIC recipient
No 87 64 62.7 49.4-74.3 23 37.3 25.7-50.6
Yes 57 47 76.7 59.3-88.1 10 23.3 11.9-40.7
Medicaid recipient
No 74 53 62.0 47.9-74.3 21 38.0 25.7-52.1
Yes 73 60 75.1 59.3-86.2 13 24.9 13.8-40.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 74 67 90.2 81.0-95.2 7 9.8 4.8-19.0
2500+ grams 73 46 65.7 54.3-75.5 27 34.3 24.5-45.7

~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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