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2006 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 1171 554 46.9 43.2-50.5 617 53.1 49.5-56.8
Age
< 20 years 90 66 72.7 59.7-82.7 24 27.3 17.3-40.3
20-24 years 245 122 49.8 42.0-57.7 123 50.2 42.3-58.0
25-34 years 631 271 41.7 37.0-46.7 360 58.3 53.3-63.0
35+ years 205 95 42.7 34.1-51.7 110 57.3 48.3-65.9
Race
White 882 401 45.2 41.1-49.4 481 54.8 50.6-58.9
Black 236 120 48.3 39.8-56.9 116 51.7 43.1-60.2
Other 53 33 69.4 52.6-82.3 20 30.6 17.7-47.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 100 60.4 50.8-69.3 63 39.6 30.7-49.2
No 1008 454 44.0 40.1-48.0 554 56.0 52.0-59.9
Education
< High School 168 111 68.0 58.4-76.4 57 32.0 23.6-41.6
High School 322 186 53.8 46.7-60.7 136 46.2 39.3-53.3
> High School 680 256 35.6 31.3-40.2 424 64.4 59.8-68.7
Marital Status
Married 801 330 39.8 35.7-44.0 471 60.2 56.0-64.3
Other 370 224 58.2 51.6-64.5 146 41.8 35.5-48.4
Income
14,999 or less 270 164 59.6 51.9-66.8 106 40.4 33.2-48.1
15,000-24,999 162 87 55.6 45.6-65.3 75 44.4 34.7-54.4
25,000-49,999 230 104 42.1 34.3-50.3 126 57.9 49.7-65.7
50,000 or more 418 152 34.3 29.1-40.0 266 65.7 60.0-70.9
WIC recipient
No 684 270 38.5 34.0-43.2 414 61.5 56.8-66.0
Yes 474 271 55.9 50.1-61.5 203 44.1 38.5-49.9
Medicaid recipient
No 627 248 39.3 34.6-44.1 379 60.7 55.9-65.4
Yes 544 306 54.2 48.7-59.5 238 45.8 40.5-51.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 506 261 54.0 49.5-58.4 245 46.0 41.6-50.5
2500+ grams 665 293 46.3 42.4-50.3 372 53.7 49.7-57.6

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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