SCHS Home Search FAQs Contacts
Navigation Bar

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? SOCIAL SECURITY, WORKERS' COMPENSATION, VETERAN BENEFITS, OR PENSIONS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1024 984 96.1 94.2-97.3 40 3.9 2.7- 5.8
Age
< 20 years 97 90 89.7 78.3-95.5 7 10.3 4.5-21.7
20-24 years 253 245 96.8 92.3-98.7 8 3.2 1.3- 7.7
25-34 years 517 500 97.2 94.9-98.5 17 2.8 1.5- 5.1
35+ years 157 149 95.2 87.9-98.2 8 4.8 1.8-12.1
Race
White 735 714 96.8 94.7-98.1 21 3.2 1.9- 5.3
Black 249 233 93.7 88.0-96.8 16 6.3 3.2-12.0
Other 40 37 93.9 73.9-98.8 3 6.1 1.2-26.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 131 99.8 99.0-99.9 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0
No 891 853 95.3 93.1-96.8 38 4.7 3.2- 6.9
Education
< High School 202 191 95.2 90.0-97.7 11 4.8 2.3-10.0
High School 293 280 95.9 91.4-98.1 13 4.1 1.9- 8.6
> High School 527 512 96.9 94.3-98.3 15 3.1 1.7- 5.7
Marital Status
Married 650 633 97.9 96.1-98.9 17 2.1 1.1- 3.9
Other 374 351 92.8 88.3-95.6 23 7.2 4.4-11.7
Income
14,999 or less 299 278 92.7 87.8-95.8 21 7.3 4.2-12.2
15,000-24,999 157 149 94.4 86.8-97.7 8 5.6 2.3-13.2
25,000-49,999 179 174 97.3 92.2-99.1 5 2.7 0.9- 7.8
50,000 or more 295 290 98.8 96.1-99.6 5 1.2 0.4- 3.9
WIC recipient
No 555 540 98.4 96.7-99.2 15 1.6 0.8- 3.3
Yes 458 433 93.2 89.3-95.7 25 6.8 4.3-10.7
Medicaid recipient
No 474 462 97.7 95.3-98.9 12 2.3 1.1- 4.7
Yes 550 522 94.6 91.5-96.6 28 5.4 3.4- 8.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 464 444 95.2 92.7-96.9 20 4.8 3.1- 7.3
2500+ grams 560 540 96.1 94.1-97.5 20 3.9 2.5- 5.9

~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.

This page was generated on 25JUN07

Contact Us | Site Map | Terms of Use