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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? SOCIAL SECURITY, WORKERS' COMPENSATION, VETERAN BENEFITS, OR PENSIONS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1664 1615 97.8 96.7-98.5 49 2.2 1.5- 3.3
Age
< 20 years 195 181 94.5 88.8-97.4 14 5.5 2.6-11.2
20-24 years 398 390 98.5 96.1-99.5 8 1.5 0.5- 3.9
25-34 years 840 821 98.1 96.5-99.0 19 1.9 1.0- 3.5
35+ years 231 223 98.0 94.1-99.3 8 2.0 0.7- 5.9
Race
White 1151 1125 98.3 97.1-99.0 26 1.7 1.0- 2.9
Black 439 420 96.8 93.8-98.4 19 3.2 1.6- 6.2
Other 74 70 94.6 82.7-98.5 4 5.4 1.5-17.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 214 213 99.9 99.6- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
No 1447 1399 97.3 96.0-98.2 48 2.7 1.8- 4.0
Education
< High School 335 321 97.4 94.3-98.8 14 2.6 1.2- 5.7
High School 452 435 96.5 93.6-98.1 17 3.5 1.9- 6.4
> High School 871 853 98.7 97.3-99.4 18 1.3 0.6- 2.7
Marital Status
Married 1012 985 98.3 97.1-99.0 27 1.7 1.0- 2.9
Other 652 630 97.0 94.8-98.3 22 3.0 1.7- 5.2
Income
14,999 or less 452 427 96.0 92.9-97.7 25 4.0 2.3- 7.1
15,000-24,999 258 248 97.3 93.4-98.9 10 2.7 1.1- 6.6
25,000-49,999 306 298 97.4 93.8-99.0 8 2.6 1.0- 6.2
50,000 or more 543 538 99.3 97.8-99.8 5 0.7 0.2- 2.2
WIC recipient
No 944 930 99.1 98.1-99.6 14 0.9 0.4- 1.9
Yes 705 671 96.1 93.9-97.6 34 3.9 2.4- 6.1
Medicaid recipient
No 790 781 99.5 98.4-99.8 9 0.5 0.2- 1.6
Yes 874 834 96.4 94.4-97.7 40 3.6 2.3- 5.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 766 734 95.9 94.3-97.1 32 4.1 2.9- 5.7
2500+ grams 898 881 97.9 96.7-98.7 17 2.1 1.3- 3.3

#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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