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2007 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? AID SUCH AS TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES ( TANF ), WELFARE, WIC, PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, GENERAL ASSISTANCE, FOOD STAMPS, OR SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1664 1385 84.1 81.7-86.3 279 15.9 13.7-18.3
Age
< 20 years 195 147 80.5 72.5-86.7 48 19.5 13.3-27.5
20-24 years 398 294 75.4 69.7-80.4 104 24.6 19.6-30.3
25-34 years 840 729 87.4 84.2-90.0 111 12.6 10.0-15.8
35+ years 231 215 92.7 86.8-96.0 16 7.3 4.0-13.2
Race
White 1151 986 86.0 83.3-88.4 165 14.0 11.6-16.7
Black 439 337 78.7 72.9-83.5 102 21.3 16.5-27.1
Other 74 62 81.4 67.2-90.3 12 18.6 9.7-32.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 214 161 76.9 69.7-82.9 53 23.1 17.1-30.3
No 1447 1221 85.6 83.0-87.8 226 14.4 12.2-17.0
Education
< High School 335 225 70.8 64.3-76.5 110 29.2 23.5-35.7
High School 452 348 79.3 74.2-83.6 104 20.7 16.4-25.8
> High School 871 806 92.9 90.3-94.8 65 7.1 5.2- 9.7
Marital Status
Married 1012 911 90.8 88.3-92.8 101 9.2 7.2-11.7
Other 652 474 74.8 70.3-78.9 178 25.2 21.1-29.7
Income
14,999 or less 452 293 67.4 61.5-72.7 159 32.6 27.3-38.5
15,000-24,999 258 199 77.4 70.2-83.3 59 22.6 16.7-29.8
25,000-49,999 306 278 93.3 89.0-96.0 28 6.7 4.0-11.0
50,000 or more 543 538 99.2 97.3-99.7 5 0.8 0.3- 2.7
WIC recipient
No 944 896 95.2 93.0-96.7 48 4.8 3.3- 7.0
Yes 705 475 70.7 66.2-74.8 230 29.3 25.2-33.8
Medicaid recipient
No 790 773 98.1 96.5-99.0 17 1.9 1.0- 3.5
Yes 874 612 72.4 68.5-76.1 262 27.6 23.9-31.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 766 612 78.2 75.1-81.0 154 21.8 19.0-24.9
2500+ grams 898 773 84.7 82.1-87.0 125 15.3 13.0-17.9

#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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