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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 279 253 90.6 85.1-94.2 26 9.4 5.8-14.9
Age
< 20 years 32 28 92.8 72.1-98.5 4 7.2 1.5-27.9
20-24 years 77 73 96.6 84.6-99.3 4 3.4 0.7-15.4
25-34 years 131 117 88.0 78.5-93.6 14 12.0 6.4-21.5
35+ years 39 35 85.4 64.4-95.0 4 14.6 5.0-35.6
Race
White 182 163 89.7 82.7-94.1 19 10.3 5.9-17.3
Black 85 79 90.7 76.5-96.7 6 9.3 3.3-23.5
Other 12 11 99.1 93.8-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 31 28 89.9 69.2-97.2 3 10.1 2.8-30.8
No 248 225 90.7 84.7-94.5 23 9.3 5.5-15.3
Education
< High School 66 61 91.2 77.6-96.9 5 8.8 3.1-22.4
High School 91 84 90.4 78.1-96.1 7 9.6 3.9-21.9
> High School 122 108 90.4 81.4-95.2 14 9.6 4.8-18.6
Marital Status
Married 134 122 92.7 85.7-96.4 12 7.3 3.6-14.3
Other 145 131 88.5 78.8-94.1 14 11.5 5.9-21.2
Income
14,999 or less 111 105 93.3 82.7-97.6 6 6.7 2.4-17.3
15,000-24,999 54 47 86.4 67.8-95.0 7 13.6 5.0-32.2
25,000-49,999 43 38 91.3 74.2-97.5 5 8.7 2.5-25.8
50,000 or more 49 45 90.3 74.7-96.7 4 9.7 3.3-25.3
WIC recipient
No 131 118 89.1 80.2-94.2 13 10.9 5.8-19.8
Yes 142 130 91.9 83.4-96.3 12 8.1 3.7-16.6
Medicaid recipient
No 103 93 87.5 77.2-93.6 10 12.5 6.4-22.8
Yes 176 160 92.7 85.6-96.5 16 7.3 3.5-14.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 140 127 91.5 86.0-95.0 13 8.5 5.0-14.0
2500+ grams 139 126 90.5 84.3-94.4 13 9.5 5.6-15.7

~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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