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2005 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? AID SUCH AS TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF), WELFARE, WIC, PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, GENERAL ASSISTANCE, FOOD STAMPS, OR SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY IN COME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1024 840 82.3 79.0-85.1 184 17.7 14.9-21.0
Age
< 20 years 97 72 76.6 64.1-85.7 25 23.4 14.3-35.9
20-24 years 253 187 73.1 65.3-79.6 66 26.9 20.4-34.7
25-34 years 517 443 87.3 83.1-90.5 74 12.7 9.5-16.9
35+ years 157 138 84.4 75.1-90.6 19 15.6 9.4-24.9
Race
White 735 638 86.3 82.9-89.2 97 13.7 10.8-17.1
Black 249 167 65.8 57.1-73.6 82 34.2 26.4-42.9
Other 40 35 88.4 67.7-96.5 5 11.6 3.5-32.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 108 82.5 73.4-89.0 25 17.5 11.0-26.6
No 891 732 82.2 78.7-85.3 159 17.8 14.7-21.3
Education
< High School 202 137 70.0 61.6-77.2 65 30.0 22.8-38.4
High School 293 230 80.3 73.4-85.7 63 19.7 14.3-26.6
> High School 527 472 89.1 85.2-92.1 55 10.9 7.9-14.8
Marital Status
Married 650 579 87.5 83.9-90.4 71 12.5 9.6-16.1
Other 374 261 73.0 66.7-78.5 113 27.0 21.5-33.3
Income
14,999 or less 299 198 70.2 63.1-76.5 101 29.8 23.5-36.9
15,000-24,999 157 118 72.5 62.2-80.8 39 27.5 19.2-37.8
25,000-49,999 179 164 90.7 84.0-94.8 15 9.3 5.2-16.0
50,000 or more 295 291 98.7 95.3-99.6 4 1.3 0.4- 4.7
WIC recipient
No 555 532 96.4 93.8-97.9 23 3.6 2.1- 6.2
Yes 458 297 64.5 58.5-70.0 161 35.5 30.0-41.5
Medicaid recipient
No 474 455 95.3 92.3-97.2 19 4.7 2.8- 7.7
Yes 550 385 70.9 65.7-75.6 165 29.1 24.4-34.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 464 367 76.2 71.9-80.0 97 23.8 20.0-28.1
2500+ grams 560 473 82.8 79.3-85.8 87 17.2 14.2-20.7

~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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