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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 1312 140 10.1 8.3-12.2 1172 89.9 87.8-91.7
Age
< 20 years 128 3 2.1 0.6- 7.5 125 97.9 92.5-99.4
20-24 years 284 9 3.7 1.7- 7.9 275 96.3 92.1-98.3
25-34 years 683 94 13.0 10.3-16.2 589 87.0 83.8-89.7
35+ years 217 34 16.9 11.6-24.0 183 83.1 76.0-88.4
Race
White 963 111 11.9 9.7-14.6 852 88.1 85.4-90.3
Black 277 8 1.1 0.3- 3.7 269 98.9 96.3-99.7
Other 72 21 27.6 16.8-42.0 51 72.4 58.0-83.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 11 6.7 3.4-12.8 161 93.3 87.2-96.6
No 1140 129 10.7 8.8-13.0 1011 89.3 87.0-91.2
Education
< High School 208 13 6.2 3.2-11.7 195 93.8 88.3-96.8
High School 391 18 4.3 2.4- 7.5 373 95.7 92.5-97.6
> High School 711 109 15.1 12.2-18.5 602 84.9 81.5-87.8
Marital Status
Married 865 128 15.3 12.6-18.3 737 84.7 81.7-87.4
Other 447 12 2.3 1.0- 5.1 435 97.7 94.9-99.0
Income
14,999 or less 348 9 2.2 0.8- 5.8 339 97.8 94.2-99.2
15,000-24,999 174 10 7.3 3.8-13.4 164 92.7 86.6-96.2
25,000-49,999 251 14 5.2 2.7- 9.7 237 94.8 90.3-97.3
50,000 or more 436 103 24.2 19.7-29.4 333 75.8 70.6-80.3
WIC recipient
No 741 126 16.7 13.7-20.2 615 83.3 79.8-86.3
Yes 560 12 2.4 1.2- 4.6 548 97.6 95.4-98.8
Medicaid recipient
No 667 125 18.4 15.2-22.1 542 81.6 77.9-84.8
Yes 645 15 2.7 1.5- 4.9 630 97.3 95.1-98.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 579 50 7.0 5.3- 9.1 529 93.0 90.9-94.7
2500+ grams 733 90 10.3 8.4-12.6 643 89.7 87.4-91.6

~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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