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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 879 867 98.4 96.9-99.1 12 1.6 0.9- 3.1
Age
< 20 years 81 81 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 216 214 99.9 99.5- 100 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
25-34 years 463 456 97.9 95.3-99.0 7 2.1 1.0- 4.7
35+ years 119 116 96.2 88.8-98.8 3 3.8 1.2-11.2
Race
White 636 627 98.1 96.2-99.0 9 1.9 1.0- 3.8
Black 217 215 99.2 95.2-99.9 2 0.8 0.1- 4.8
Other 26 25 99.3 95.4-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 115 97.7 91.3-99.4 2 2.3 0.6- 8.7
No 762 752 98.5 96.9-99.3 10 1.5 0.7- 3.1
Education
< High School 177 175 98.1 92.7-99.5 2 1.9 0.5- 7.3
High School 247 244 99.2 95.9-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 4.1
> High School 453 446 98.1 95.9-99.1 7 1.9 0.9- 4.1
Marital Status
Married 558 547 97.4 95.1-98.6 11 2.6 1.4- 4.9
Other 321 320 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
Income
14,999 or less 258 257 99.9 99.6- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
15,000-24,999 132 130 98.3 90.3-99.7 2 1.7 0.3- 9.7
25,000-49,999 162 157 96.5 91.3-98.7 5 3.5 1.3- 8.7
50,000 or more 251 249 98.8 95.3-99.7 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7
WIC recipient
No 467 459 97.8 95.6-99.0 8 2.2 1.0- 4.4
Yes 403 399 98.9 96.2-99.7 4 1.1 0.3- 3.8
Medicaid recipient
No 401 394 97.7 95.0-98.9 7 2.3 1.1- 5.0
Yes 478 473 98.9 96.9-99.6 5 1.1 0.4- 3.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 390 387 99.3 98.0-99.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.0
2500+ grams 489 480 98.3 96.7-99.1 9 1.7 0.9- 3.3

~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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