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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 was your total household income before taxes?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
$14,999 or less Between 15K and $24,999 Between 25K and $49,999 50K or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1238 357 31.9 28.6-35.5 177 14.9 12.5-17.7 261 21.0 18.3-23.9 443 32.2 29.2-35.5
Age
< 20 years 101 61 62.2 49.5-73.4 16 15.8 8.6-27.4 15 15.1 8.3-26.0 9 6.8 2.9-15.1
20-24 years 264 119 45.2 37.8-52.8 61 22.9 17.1-30.0 62 23.4 17.8-30.2 22 8.5 5.2-13.5
25-34 years 662 151 26.9 22.6-31.7 77 12.5 9.5-16.1 142 20.9 17.3-25.0 292 39.7 35.3-44.3
35+ years 211 26 8.7 4.7-15.6 23 10.4 6.0-17.4 42 21.0 14.5-29.4 120 59.9 50.9-68.3
Race
White 918 216 26.5 22.9-30.5 120 13.4 10.8-16.5 201 21.1 18.1-24.5 381 39.0 35.2-42.9
Black 246 119 49.8 41.4-58.1 49 20.1 14.2-27.6 45 20.0 14.1-27.5 33 10.1 6.2-16.2
Other 74 22 31.5 18.7-47.9 8 13.7 6.5-26.9 15 22.6 12.9-36.6 29 32.2 20.5-46.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 152 85 60.1 50.5-69.1 33 19.8 13.3-28.5 23 14.9 9.4-22.6 11 5.2 2.5-10.6
No 1086 272 26.9 23.5-30.7 144 14.0 11.5-17.0 238 22.0 19.1-25.3 432 37.0 33.5-40.6
Education
< High School 171 110 69.8 60.5-77.8 34 19.2 12.7-27.9 17 9.3 5.2-16.0 10 1.7 0.6- 4.2
High School 365 162 43.2 36.7-49.9 71 20.5 15.6-26.5 87 24.0 18.9-30.0 45 12.3 8.7-17.0
> High School 700 84 13.1 10.2-16.7 71 10.1 7.6-13.4 157 23.1 19.4-27.2 388 53.7 49.1-58.2
Marital Status
Married 837 121 13.6 11.0-16.8 97 13.2 10.5-16.5 203 24.2 20.8-27.9 416 49.0 44.9-53.2
Other 401 236 62.0 55.7-67.9 80 17.6 13.2-23.0 58 15.7 11.7-20.8 27 4.7 2.9- 7.8
WIC recipient
No 717 78 11.9 8.9-15.7 53 8.6 6.2-11.9 166 22.6 19.0-26.7 420 56.9 52.2-61.5
Yes 512 276 55.7 50.2-61.1 123 22.5 18.3-27.4 95 19.3 15.4-23.9 18 2.4 1.3- 4.4
Medicaid recipient
No 647 18 3.4 2.0- 5.8 43 7.5 5.2-10.7 165 26.7 22.6-31.1 421 62.4 57.6-66.9
Yes 591 339 59.1 53.9-64.1 134 21.9 17.9-26.5 96 15.5 12.2-19.5 22 3.5 2.1- 5.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 542 178 39.5 35.2-44.0 82 16.7 13.6-20.4 108 18.3 15.3-21.7 174 25.5 22.2-29.1
2500+ grams 696 179 31.3 27.6-35.2 95 14.7 12.1-17.8 153 21.2 18.3-24.4 269 32.8 29.5-36.3

~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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