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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 1012 90 10.1 8.0-12.6 922 89.9 87.4-92.0
Age
< 20 years 96 3 4.3 1.2-14.4 93 95.7 85.6-98.8
20-24 years 249 8 3.6 1.5- 8.0 241 96.4 92.0-98.5
25-34 years 512 53 10.9 8.1-14.6 459 89.1 85.4-91.9
35+ years 155 26 22.6 15.4-32.0 129 77.4 68.0-84.6
Race
White 726 75 10.9 8.5-13.9 651 89.1 86.1-91.5
Black 246 6 3.3 1.3- 8.3 240 96.7 91.7-98.7
Other 40 9 28.1 14.1-48.2 31 71.9 51.8-85.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 130 9 6.6 3.1-13.7 121 93.4 86.3-96.9
No 882 81 10.8 8.5-13.6 801 89.2 86.4-91.5
Education
< High School 199 7 4.5 1.9- 9.9 192 95.5 90.1-98.1
High School 290 9 3.4 1.5- 7.5 281 96.6 92.5-98.5
> High School 521 73 15.6 12.2-19.7 448 84.4 80.3-87.8
Marital Status
Married 643 81 13.8 10.9-17.3 562 86.2 82.7-89.1
Other 369 9 3.5 1.6- 7.3 360 96.5 92.7-98.4
Income
14,999 or less 295 5 1.8 0.6- 5.2 290 98.2 94.8-99.4
15,000-24,999 157 3 3.8 1.2-11.2 154 96.2 88.8-98.8
25,000-49,999 177 9 4.9 2.3-10.1 168 95.1 89.9-97.7
50,000 or more 292 63 25.0 19.5-31.5 229 75.0 68.5-80.5
WIC recipient
No 549 82 16.4 13.0-20.4 467 83.6 79.6-87.0
Yes 454 8 2.4 1.0- 5.3 446 97.6 94.7-99.0
Medicaid recipient
No 468 78 18.7 14.8-23.3 390 81.3 76.7-85.2
Yes 544 12 2.5 1.2- 4.9 532 97.5 95.1-98.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 461 26 5.0 3.5- 7.2 435 95.0 92.8-96.5
2500+ grams 551 64 10.5 8.3-13.3 487 89.5 86.7-91.7

~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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