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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1309 1155 88.4 85.8-90.5 154 11.6 9.5-14.2
Age
< 20 years 127 109 87.2 77.4-93.1 18 12.8 6.9-22.6
20-24 years 284 241 83.3 76.9-88.3 43 16.7 11.7-23.1
25-34 years 685 612 90.1 86.8-92.6 73 9.9 7.4-13.2
35+ years 213 193 91.1 84.1-95.2 20 8.9 4.8-15.9
Race
White 960 864 91.5 89.0-93.4 96 8.5 6.6-11.0
Black 275 223 79.0 71.7-84.9 52 21.0 15.1-28.3
Other 74 68 87.9 72.2-95.3 6 12.1 4.7-27.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 167 144 88.4 81.2-93.1 23 11.6 6.9-18.8
No 1142 1011 88.3 85.6-90.6 131 11.7 9.4-14.4
Education
< High School 202 166 83.3 75.4-89.1 36 16.7 10.9-24.6
High School 392 332 85.5 80.4-89.4 60 14.5 10.6-19.6
> High School 713 655 92.0 89.0-94.2 58 8.0 5.8-11.0
Marital Status
Married 865 784 91.0 88.4-93.1 81 9.0 6.9-11.6
Other 444 371 84.3 79.3-88.3 73 15.7 11.7-20.7
Income
14,999 or less 348 283 82.5 76.6-87.2 65 17.5 12.8-23.4
15,000-24,999 173 153 87.7 79.8-92.8 20 12.3 7.2-20.2
25,000-49,999 252 231 92.8 87.8-95.9 21 7.2 4.1-12.2
50,000 or more 437 410 94.8 91.8-96.8 27 5.2 3.2- 8.2
WIC recipient
No 742 679 92.7 90.0-94.7 63 7.3 5.3-10.0
Yes 557 468 83.7 79.3-87.4 89 16.3 12.6-20.7
Medicaid recipient
No 668 626 94.1 91.6-95.9 42 5.9 4.1- 8.4
Yes 641 529 83.2 79.0-86.7 112 16.8 13.3-21.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 578 499 84.7 81.2-87.7 79 15.3 12.3-18.8
2500+ grams 731 656 88.7 85.9-90.9 75 11.3 9.1-14.1

~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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