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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, how many people, including yourself, depended on this income?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
1 dependent 2 dependents 3 dependents 4 or more dependents
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 997 94 9.2 7.1-11.9 353 31.6 28.1-35.3 288 32.2 28.6-35.9 262 27.0 23.7-30.6
Age
< 20 years 89 17 20.4 11.4-33.6 35 40.8 28.2-54.6 13 12.7 6.2-24.5 24 26.1 16.0-39.7
20-24 years 243 44 16.7 11.4-23.7 102 36.5 29.1-44.5 60 31.2 24.1-39.3 37 15.7 10.6-22.6
25-34 years 511 23 4.3 2.5- 7.4 183 31.5 26.8-36.5 163 35.3 30.4-40.5 142 28.9 24.2-34.0
35+ years 154 10 7.0 3.1-14.7 33 18.0 11.6-26.8 52 34.8 26.0-44.8 59 40.3 31.0-50.4
Race
White 717 42 5.5 3.7- 8.0 260 31.9 27.9-36.1 217 32.9 28.8-37.2 198 29.8 25.8-34.1
Black 242 48 23.0 16.2-31.5 78 28.8 21.6-37.4 61 30.7 23.0-39.5 55 17.5 12.0-24.9
Other 38 4 10.8 3.1-31.5 15 41.6 23.5-62.4 10 25.8 12.0-47.1 9 21.7 9.3-43.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 126 4 3.6 1.2-10.3 28 17.5 11.1-26.6 36 30.8 21.9-41.3 58 48.1 37.8-58.5
No 871 90 10.3 7.9-13.3 325 34.3 30.4-38.3 252 32.4 28.6-36.5 204 23.0 19.7-26.8
Education
< High School 190 20 10.2 6.0-17.0 50 19.7 13.7-27.5 44 27.9 20.6-36.7 76 42.1 33.6-51.1
High School 283 33 12.7 8.2-19.2 84 25.9 19.7-33.3 73 28.2 21.8-35.7 93 33.1 26.3-40.8
> High School 522 41 7.2 4.8-10.7 217 38.8 33.8-44.0 171 36.1 31.2-41.2 93 17.9 14.3-22.3
Marital Status
Married 636 15 2.8 1.5- 5.0 233 32.7 28.5-37.2 206 35.9 31.5-40.5 182 28.7 24.6-33.2
Other 361 79 20.7 15.7-26.9 120 29.7 23.8-36.4 82 25.6 19.9-32.1 80 24.0 18.6-30.5
Income
14,999 or less 295 58 19.5 14.2-26.1 89 26.8 20.7-33.9 65 24.4 18.5-31.5 83 29.3 23.0-36.5
15,000-24,999 156 14 8.1 3.8-16.2 53 26.7 18.7-36.6 42 32.3 23.5-42.6 47 32.9 23.9-43.3
25,000-49,999 179 13 7.3 3.7-13.9 59 30.5 23.1-39.1 60 36.4 28.5-45.2 47 25.8 18.9-34.2
50,000 or more 294 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 129 42.6 36.0-49.6 102 36.0 29.7-42.9 62 20.8 15.8-27.0
WIC recipient
No 544 21 3.2 1.8- 5.7 222 37.9 33.1-42.9 178 35.3 30.6-40.3 123 23.6 19.5-28.3
Yes 443 72 16.8 12.7-22.0 127 24.1 19.3-29.6 107 27.9 22.7-33.7 137 31.2 25.9-37.1
Medicaid recipient
No 468 18 3.6 1.9- 6.5 197 39.1 33.9-44.5 156 35.9 30.9-41.3 97 21.4 17.3-26.3
Yes 529 76 14.3 10.8-18.7 156 24.9 20.5-30.0 132 28.8 24.0-34.1 165 32.0 27.1-37.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 454 52 12.4 9.6-15.8 181 39.4 35.0-43.9 105 22.9 19.3-26.9 116 25.4 21.6-29.5
2500+ grams 543 42 8.9 6.7-11.8 172 30.9 27.2-35.0 183 33.0 29.2-37.1 146 27.2 23.5-31.1

~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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