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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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During your pregnancy, were you on WIC (the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1660 950 54.8 51.7-57.8 710 45.2 42.2-48.3
Age
< 20 years 194 61 31.5 23.6-40.6 133 68.5 59.4-76.4
20-24 years 400 142 32.7 27.3-38.7 258 67.3 61.3-72.7
25-34 years 837 566 65.7 61.5-69.8 271 34.3 30.2-38.5
35+ years 229 181 79.1 71.4-85.2 48 20.9 14.8-28.6
Race
White 1142 718 59.6 56.0-63.1 424 40.4 36.9-44.0
Black 445 190 40.5 34.4-46.9 255 59.5 53.1-65.6
Other 73 42 51.4 37.4-65.2 31 48.6 34.8-62.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 212 61 25.2 19.0-32.6 151 74.8 67.4-81.0
No 1445 888 60.6 57.3-63.8 557 39.4 36.2-42.7
Education
< High School 334 100 26.4 20.8-32.7 234 73.6 67.3-79.2
High School 452 171 39.1 33.6-45.0 281 60.9 55.0-66.4
> High School 868 674 76.4 72.6-79.9 194 23.6 20.1-27.4
Marital Status
Married 1008 733 71.7 68.1-75.0 275 28.3 25.0-31.9
Other 652 217 31.2 26.7-36.0 435 68.8 64.0-73.3
Income
14,999 or less 447 104 21.0 16.5-26.3 343 79.0 73.7-83.5
15,000-24,999 256 97 35.7 28.5-43.5 159 64.3 56.5-71.5
25,000-49,999 306 196 63.7 56.6-70.2 110 36.3 29.8-43.4
50,000 or more 537 512 95.8 93.0-97.5 25 4.2 2.5- 7.0
WIC recipient
No 950 950 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 710 0 0.0 . - . 710 100 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 785 722 90.5 87.5-92.9 63 9.5 7.1-12.5
Yes 875 228 25.0 21.5-28.9 647 75.0 71.1-78.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 765 423 51.3 47.8-54.7 342 48.7 45.3-52.2
2500+ grams 895 527 55.1 51.7-58.4 368 44.9 41.6-48.3

#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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