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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

During the 12 months before your new baby was born, what were the sources of your household's income? AID SUCH AS TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES ( TANF ), WELFARE, WIC, PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, GENERAL ASSISTANCE, FOOD STAMPS, OR SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1349 1120 82.1 79.2-84.7 229 17.9 15.3-20.8
Age
< 20 years 134 93 70.4 59.7-79.3 41 29.6 20.7-40.3
20-24 years 296 211 71.2 64.2-77.4 85 28.8 22.6-35.8
25-34 years 696 609 86.5 82.6-89.6 87 13.5 10.4-17.4
35+ years 223 207 94.8 89.6-97.5 16 5.2 2.5-10.4
Race
White 985 854 86.5 83.4-89.1 131 13.5 10.9-16.6
Black 286 201 69.5 62.0-76.1 85 30.5 23.9-38.0
Other 78 65 78.7 63.1-88.9 13 21.3 11.1-36.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 182 146 78.9 70.4-85.5 36 21.1 14.5-29.6
No 1167 974 82.7 79.6-85.5 193 17.3 14.5-20.4
Education
< High School 219 155 74.8 66.7-81.5 64 25.2 18.5-33.3
High School 403 303 74.8 68.8-80.1 100 25.2 19.9-31.2
> High School 725 660 89.4 86.1-92.0 65 10.6 8.0-13.9
Marital Status
Married 887 798 90.6 87.9-92.8 89 9.4 7.2-12.1
Other 462 322 69.6 63.8-74.8 140 30.4 25.2-36.2
Income
14,999 or less 357 226 64.0 57.2-70.3 131 36.0 29.7-42.8
15,000-24,999 177 140 81.8 73.1-88.2 37 18.2 11.8-26.9
25,000-49,999 261 236 89.1 83.2-93.0 25 10.9 7.0-16.8
50,000 or more 443 439 98.6 95.9-99.5 4 1.4 0.5- 4.1
WIC recipient
No 757 729 96.2 93.7-97.7 28 3.8 2.3- 6.3
Yes 579 380 66.0 60.8-70.8 199 34.0 29.2-39.2
Medicaid recipient
No 679 653 96.2 94.0-97.7 26 3.8 2.3- 6.0
Yes 670 467 69.8 65.0-74.2 203 30.2 25.8-35.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 597 480 76.6 72.7-80.2 117 23.4 19.8-27.3
2500+ grams 752 640 82.6 79.4-85.4 112 17.4 14.6-20.6

~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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