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2008 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 1379 1135 81.5 79.0-83.8 244 18.5 16.2-21.0
Age
< 20 years 150 106 70.4 61.1-78.2 44 29.6 21.8-38.9
20-24 years 325 237 71.4 65.2-76.8 88 28.6 23.2-34.8
25-34 years 693 598 85.8 82.5-88.6 95 14.2 11.4-17.5
35+ years 211 194 92.3 87.1-95.5 17 7.7 4.5-12.9
Race
White 976 840 84.7 81.9-87.2 136 15.3 12.8-18.1
Black 334 233 69.5 63.2-75.2 101 30.5 24.8-36.8
Other 69 62 87.3 74.0-94.3 7 12.7 5.7-26.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 195 154 78.0 70.7-83.9 41 22.0 16.1-29.3
No 1183 980 82.2 79.5-84.6 203 17.8 15.4-20.5
Education
< High School 271 170 62.7 55.9-69.1 101 37.3 30.9-44.1
High School 379 290 76.1 70.7-80.8 89 23.9 19.2-29.3
> High School 725 671 93.0 90.5-94.9 54 7.0 5.1- 9.5
Marital Status
Married 834 754 89.2 86.4-91.5 80 10.8 8.5-13.6
Other 545 381 70.5 65.9-74.8 164 29.5 25.2-34.1
Income
14,999 or less 385 257 66.0 60.1-71.4 128 34.0 28.6-39.9
15,000-24,999 177 127 68.3 59.9-75.7 50 31.7 24.3-40.1
25,000-49,999 265 236 88.8 83.7-92.5 29 11.2 7.5-16.3
50,000 or more 442 437 99.4 97.7-99.8 5 0.6 0.2- 2.3
WIC recipient
No 744 717 97.2 95.5-98.3 27 2.8 1.7- 4.5
Yes 626 410 64.3 59.8-68.5 216 35.7 31.5-40.2
Medicaid recipient
No 640 626 97.8 96.1-98.8 14 2.2 1.2- 3.9
Yes 739 509 68.1 64.0-71.9 230 31.9 28.1-36.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 453 357 77.1 72.9-80.8 96 22.9 19.2-27.1
2500+ grams 926 778 81.9 79.2-84.4 148 18.1 15.6-20.8

#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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