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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? PAYCHECK OR MONEY FROM A JOB

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1024 104 9.9 7.7-12.5 920 90.1 87.5-92.3
Age
< 20 years 97 24 24.7 15.2-37.4 73 75.3 62.6-84.8
20-24 years 253 30 11.1 7.0-17.3 223 88.9 82.7-93.0
25-34 years 517 42 8.1 5.5-11.7 475 91.9 88.3-94.5
35+ years 157 8 3.6 1.2-10.1 149 96.4 89.9-98.8
Race
White 735 42 6.4 4.5- 9.2 693 93.6 90.8-95.5
Black 249 53 21.2 15.0-29.2 196 78.8 70.8-85.0
Other 40 9 17.9 7.0-38.7 31 82.1 61.3-93.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 13 8.6 4.4-16.2 120 91.4 83.8-95.6
No 891 91 10.1 7.8-13.1 800 89.9 86.9-92.2
Education
< High School 202 41 19.5 13.6-27.1 161 80.5 72.9-86.4
High School 293 33 10.0 6.2-15.8 260 90.0 84.2-93.8
> High School 527 29 5.1 3.2- 8.1 498 94.9 91.9-96.8
Marital Status
Married 650 30 3.9 2.5- 6.3 620 96.1 93.7-97.5
Other 374 74 20.3 15.4-26.3 300 79.7 73.7-84.6
Income
14,999 or less 299 56 16.9 12.1-23.2 243 83.1 76.8-87.9
15,000-24,999 157 5 2.7 0.8- 9.0 152 97.3 91.0-99.2
25,000-49,999 179 8 4.6 2.0-10.3 171 95.4 89.7-98.0
50,000 or more 295 6 1.9 0.7- 5.3 289 98.1 94.7-99.3
WIC recipient
No 555 39 6.6 4.4- 9.8 516 93.4 90.2-95.6
Yes 458 64 14.0 10.3-18.8 394 86.0 81.2-89.7
Medicaid recipient
No 474 16 2.8 1.4- 5.4 458 97.2 94.6-98.6
Yes 550 88 16.0 12.4-20.5 462 84.0 79.5-87.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 464 57 13.7 10.8-17.3 407 86.3 82.7-89.2
2500+ grams 560 47 9.5 7.2-12.4 513 90.5 87.6-92.8

~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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