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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 1313 574 45.5 42.1-49.0 739 54.5 51.0-57.9
Age
< 20 years 129 70 60.5 49.2-70.7 59 39.5 29.3-50.8
20-24 years 285 134 51.4 44.0-58.7 151 48.6 41.3-56.0
25-34 years 685 285 41.1 36.5-45.8 400 58.9 54.2-63.5
35+ years 214 85 39.2 31.1-48.0 129 60.8 52.0-68.9
Race
White 960 448 49.1 45.2-53.1 512 50.9 46.9-54.8
Black 278 81 31.0 24.1-38.8 197 69.0 61.2-75.9
Other 75 45 63.2 47.8-76.3 30 36.8 23.7-52.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 167 128 81.2 73.0-87.4 39 18.8 12.6-27.0
No 1146 446 38.7 35.2-42.4 700 61.3 57.6-64.8
Education
< High School 204 127 68.5 59.5-76.2 77 31.5 23.8-40.5
High School 394 174 41.6 35.4-48.0 220 58.4 52.0-64.6
> High School 713 271 38.6 34.3-43.1 442 61.4 56.9-65.7
Marital Status
Married 867 388 46.1 42.0-50.2 479 53.9 49.8-58.0
Other 446 186 44.6 38.6-50.8 260 55.4 49.2-61.4
Income
14,999 or less 347 185 55.7 48.7-62.5 162 44.3 37.5-51.3
15,000-24,999 174 74 45.5 36.2-55.2 100 54.5 44.8-63.8
25,000-49,999 254 98 41.3 34.1-49.0 156 58.7 51.0-65.9
50,000 or more 437 177 38.3 32.9-43.9 260 61.7 56.1-67.1
WIC recipient
No 743 326 44.2 39.8-48.8 417 55.8 51.2-60.2
Yes 560 244 47.2 41.9-52.5 316 52.8 47.5-58.1
Medicaid recipient
No 670 286 43.1 38.5-47.7 384 56.9 52.3-61.5
Yes 643 288 47.6 42.6-52.7 355 52.4 47.3-57.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 581 237 41.2 37.2-45.5 344 58.8 54.5-62.8
2500+ grams 732 337 45.9 42.1-49.6 395 54.1 50.4-57.9

~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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