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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 1004 822 81.5 78.2-84.3 182 18.5 15.7-21.8
Age
< 20 years 95 77 78.0 65.2-87.0 18 22.0 13.0-34.8
20-24 years 250 197 78.5 71.2-84.4 53 21.5 15.6-28.8
25-34 years 505 422 83.5 79.0-87.1 83 16.5 12.9-21.0
35+ years 154 126 82.0 72.9-88.5 28 18.0 11.5-27.1
Race
White 719 619 84.3 80.7-87.3 100 15.7 12.7-19.3
Black 245 169 70.6 61.9-78.0 76 29.4 22.0-38.1
Other 40 34 83.0 63.3-93.2 6 17.0 6.8-36.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 126 107 82.4 72.8-89.1 19 17.6 10.9-27.2
No 878 715 81.3 77.7-84.4 163 18.7 15.6-22.3
Education
< High School 194 146 77.1 69.0-83.6 48 22.9 16.4-31.0
High School 289 240 82.3 75.5-87.6 49 17.7 12.4-24.5
> High School 519 434 82.8 78.4-86.5 85 17.2 13.5-21.6
Marital Status
Married 641 548 84.2 80.4-87.4 93 15.8 12.6-19.6
Other 363 274 76.5 70.2-81.9 89 23.5 18.1-29.8
Income
14,999 or less 291 217 74.8 67.7-80.8 74 25.2 19.2-32.3
15,000-24,999 156 125 78.7 68.9-86.0 31 21.3 14.0-31.1
25,000-49,999 177 149 83.4 75.6-89.1 28 16.6 10.9-24.4
50,000 or more 291 255 87.0 81.5-91.0 36 13.0 9.0-18.5
WIC recipient
No 546 470 86.6 82.7-89.7 76 13.4 10.3-17.3
Yes 450 344 74.8 69.1-79.8 106 25.2 20.2-30.9
Medicaid recipient
No 467 408 86.1 81.8-89.5 59 13.9 10.5-18.2
Yes 537 414 77.3 72.3-81.6 123 22.7 18.4-27.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 458 372 79.9 75.9-83.4 86 20.1 16.6-24.1
2500+ grams 546 450 81.6 78.0-84.7 96 18.4 15.3-22.0

~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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