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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? MONEY FROM FAMILY OR FRIENDS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1024 855 84.9 81.9-87.5 169 15.1 12.5-18.1
Age
< 20 years 97 66 68.9 56.0-79.5 31 31.1 20.5-44.0
20-24 years 253 188 77.9 70.6-83.7 65 22.1 16.3-29.4
25-34 years 517 457 89.8 86.0-92.6 60 10.2 7.4-14.0
35+ years 157 144 91.2 83.3-95.5 13 8.8 4.5-16.7
Race
White 735 646 87.3 84.0-90.1 89 12.7 9.9-16.0
Black 249 176 74.5 66.3-81.3 73 25.5 18.7-33.7
Other 40 33 92.3 75.0-97.9 7 7.7 2.1-25.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 120 91.1 83.3-95.4 13 8.9 4.6-16.7
No 891 735 83.7 80.3-86.6 156 16.3 13.4-19.7
Education
< High School 202 156 79.1 71.4-85.2 46 20.9 14.8-28.6
High School 293 242 84.2 77.7-89.0 51 15.8 11.0-22.3
> High School 527 457 88.6 84.8-91.6 70 11.4 8.4-15.2
Marital Status
Married 650 577 89.3 86.0-91.9 73 10.7 8.1-14.0
Other 374 278 77.2 71.0-82.3 96 22.8 17.7-29.0
Income
14,999 or less 299 217 77.4 70.7-83.0 82 22.6 17.0-29.3
15,000-24,999 157 131 82.6 73.3-89.2 26 17.4 10.8-26.7
25,000-49,999 179 163 92.8 87.1-96.1 16 7.2 3.9-12.9
50,000 or more 295 275 93.9 89.5-96.5 20 6.1 3.5-10.5
WIC recipient
No 555 497 90.6 87.2-93.2 58 9.4 6.8-12.8
Yes 458 348 77.7 72.3-82.3 110 22.3 17.7-27.7
Medicaid recipient
No 474 437 92.7 89.3-95.1 37 7.3 4.9-10.7
Yes 550 418 78.1 73.3-82.3 132 21.9 17.7-26.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 464 370 78.8 74.8-82.3 94 21.2 17.7-25.2
2500+ grams 560 485 85.5 82.2-88.3 75 14.5 11.7-17.8

~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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