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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? MONEY FROM A BUSINESS, FEES, DIVIDENDS, OR RENTAL INCOME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1350 1267 94.2 92.6-95.5 83 5.8 4.5- 7.4
Age
< 20 years 134 131 98.5 92.4-99.7 3 1.5 0.3- 7.6
20-24 years 297 288 96.8 93.4-98.5 9 3.2 1.5- 6.6
25-34 years 696 645 92.8 90.2-94.8 51 7.2 5.2- 9.8
35+ years 223 203 91.2 85.3-94.8 20 8.8 5.2-14.7
Race
White 985 914 92.8 90.6-94.5 71 7.2 5.5- 9.4
Black 287 279 98.4 95.1-99.5 8 1.6 0.5- 4.9
Other 78 74 95.6 85.5-98.8 4 4.4 1.2-14.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 182 178 97.4 92.0-99.2 4 2.6 0.8- 8.0
No 1168 1089 93.6 91.7-95.1 79 6.4 4.9- 8.3
Education
< High School 219 214 98.7 94.2-99.7 5 1.3 0.3- 5.8
High School 404 389 96.7 93.8-98.2 15 3.3 1.8- 6.2
> High School 725 662 90.9 88.0-93.1 63 9.1 6.9-12.0
Marital Status
Married 887 817 91.7 89.2-93.6 70 8.3 6.4-10.8
Other 463 450 98.0 95.6-99.1 13 2.0 0.9- 4.4
Income
14,999 or less 357 352 99.4 97.7-99.8 5 0.6 0.2- 2.3
15,000-24,999 177 166 94.3 87.8-97.5 11 5.7 2.5-12.2
25,000-49,999 261 246 95.2 91.1-97.4 15 4.8 2.6- 8.9
50,000 or more 443 394 87.6 83.3-90.8 49 12.4 9.2-16.7
WIC recipient
No 757 691 91.1 88.4-93.3 66 8.9 6.7-11.6
Yes 580 564 97.8 95.9-98.9 16 2.2 1.1- 4.1
Medicaid recipient
No 679 616 90.7 87.7-93.0 63 9.3 7.0-12.3
Yes 671 651 97.3 95.3-98.5 20 2.7 1.5- 4.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 598 566 95.3 93.5-96.7 32 4.7 3.3- 6.5
2500+ grams 752 701 94.1 92.3-95.5 51 5.9 4.5- 7.7

~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.

This page was generated on 01MAY08

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