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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 FAMILY OR FRIENDS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1350 1156 84.9 82.1-87.2 194 15.1 12.8-17.9
Age
< 20 years 134 96 72.1 61.1-80.9 38 27.9 19.1-38.9
20-24 years 297 243 81.6 75.4-86.5 54 18.4 13.5-24.6
25-34 years 696 617 88.3 84.7-91.1 79 11.7 8.9-15.3
35+ years 223 200 89.3 82.5-93.7 23 10.7 6.3-17.5
Race
White 985 876 89.3 86.6-91.5 109 10.7 8.5-13.4
Black 287 213 71.4 63.9-77.9 74 28.6 22.1-36.1
Other 78 67 85.8 71.4-93.6 11 14.2 6.4-28.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 182 173 94.5 88.5-97.5 9 5.5 2.5-11.5
No 1168 983 82.9 79.8-85.6 185 17.1 14.4-20.2
Education
< High School 219 180 84.7 77.3-90.0 39 15.3 10.0-22.7
High School 404 331 79.4 73.6-84.2 73 20.6 15.8-26.4
> High School 725 643 88.2 84.8-90.9 82 11.8 9.1-15.2
Marital Status
Married 887 808 91.2 88.5-93.3 79 8.8 6.7-11.5
Other 463 348 75.6 70.2-80.3 115 24.4 19.7-29.8
Income
14,999 or less 357 272 77.3 71.1-82.5 85 22.7 17.5-28.9
15,000-24,999 177 146 80.6 71.6-87.2 31 19.4 12.8-28.4
25,000-49,999 261 225 84.8 78.4-89.6 36 15.2 10.4-21.6
50,000 or more 443 426 96.5 93.7-98.1 17 3.5 1.9- 6.3
WIC recipient
No 757 685 90.6 87.5-92.9 72 9.4 7.1-12.5
Yes 580 458 78.2 73.5-82.3 122 21.8 17.7-26.5
Medicaid recipient
No 679 625 91.7 88.6-94.0 54 8.3 6.0-11.4
Yes 671 531 78.9 74.6-82.7 140 21.1 17.3-25.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 598 505 82.0 78.3-85.1 93 18.0 14.9-21.7
2500+ grams 752 651 85.1 82.2-87.7 101 14.9 12.3-17.8

~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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