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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? MONEY FROM A BUSINESS, FEES, DIVIDENDS, OR RENTAL INCOME

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1664 1590 95.6 94.2-96.7 74 4.4 3.3- 5.8
Age
< 20 years 195 191 98.0 93.1-99.4 4 2.0 0.6- 6.9
20-24 years 398 391 98.2 95.6-99.3 7 1.8 0.7- 4.4
25-34 years 840 794 94.9 92.7-96.5 46 5.1 3.5- 7.3
35+ years 231 214 91.0 85.1-94.7 17 9.0 5.3-14.9
Race
White 1151 1093 95.2 93.4-96.5 58 4.8 3.5- 6.6
Black 439 426 97.3 94.3-98.7 13 2.7 1.3- 5.7
Other 74 71 94.5 84.2-98.2 3 5.5 1.8-15.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 214 208 96.2 91.8-98.3 6 3.8 1.7- 8.2
No 1447 1380 95.5 94.0-96.7 67 4.5 3.3- 6.0
Education
< High School 335 330 98.7 95.9-99.6 5 1.3 0.4- 4.1
High School 452 438 96.7 93.9-98.3 14 3.3 1.7- 6.1
> High School 871 817 93.6 91.2-95.3 54 6.4 4.7- 8.8
Marital Status
Married 1012 955 94.3 92.3-95.8 57 5.7 4.2- 7.7
Other 652 635 97.4 95.3-98.6 17 2.6 1.4- 4.7
Income
14,999 or less 452 445 98.5 96.1-99.5 7 1.5 0.5- 3.9
15,000-24,999 258 253 97.2 92.9-98.9 5 2.8 1.1- 7.1
25,000-49,999 306 284 93.3 88.9-96.1 22 6.7 3.9-11.1
50,000 or more 543 504 92.6 89.3-94.9 39 7.4 5.1-10.7
WIC recipient
No 944 886 94.4 92.3-96.0 58 5.6 4.0- 7.7
Yes 705 690 97.2 95.1-98.4 15 2.8 1.6- 4.9
Medicaid recipient
No 790 735 93.6 91.2-95.4 55 6.4 4.6- 8.8
Yes 874 855 97.3 95.5-98.4 19 2.7 1.6- 4.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 766 734 96.1 94.6-97.2 32 3.9 2.8- 5.4
2500+ grams 898 856 95.6 94.1-96.7 42 4.4 3.3- 5.9

#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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