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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? PAYCHECK OR MONEY FROM A JOB

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1350 129 8.5 6.7-10.8 1221 91.5 89.2-93.3
Age
< 20 years 134 30 18.5 11.4-28.6 104 81.5 71.4-88.6
20-24 years 297 29 7.4 4.4-12.3 268 92.6 87.7-95.6
25-34 years 696 53 7.8 5.5-11.0 643 92.2 89.0-94.5
35+ years 223 17 4.2 2.1- 8.3 206 95.8 91.7-97.9
Race
White 985 71 6.5 4.7- 8.9 914 93.5 91.1-95.3
Black 287 46 13.5 9.0-19.7 241 86.5 80.3-91.0
Other 78 12 14.1 6.5-27.9 66 85.9 72.1-93.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 182 26 13.4 8.1-21.3 156 86.6 78.7-91.9
No 1168 103 7.6 5.8- 9.9 1065 92.4 90.1-94.2
Education
< High School 219 54 20.0 14.0-27.8 165 80.0 72.2-86.0
High School 404 47 9.1 6.0-13.4 357 90.9 86.6-94.0
> High School 725 27 3.3 2.0- 5.5 698 96.7 94.5-98.0
Marital Status
Married 887 56 4.7 3.3- 6.6 831 95.3 93.4-96.7
Other 463 73 14.2 10.4-19.0 390 85.8 81.0-89.6
Income
14,999 or less 357 72 17.9 13.2-23.7 285 82.1 76.3-86.8
15,000-24,999 177 10 2.1 0.8- 5.0 167 97.9 95.0-99.2
25,000-49,999 261 13 3.8 1.7- 7.9 248 96.2 92.1-98.3
50,000 or more 443 7 1.3 0.5- 3.4 436 98.7 96.6-99.5
WIC recipient
No 757 42 5.9 3.9- 8.7 715 94.1 91.3-96.1
Yes 580 84 11.2 8.3-15.0 496 88.8 85.0-91.7
Medicaid recipient
No 679 16 2.2 1.1- 4.1 663 97.8 95.9-98.9
Yes 671 113 14.1 10.9-17.9 558 85.9 82.1-89.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 598 79 16.5 13.4-20.2 519 83.5 79.8-86.6
2500+ grams 752 50 7.8 5.9-10.3 702 92.2 89.7-94.1

~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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