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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? UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1379 1342 97.0 95.8-97.9 37 3.0 2.1- 4.2
Age
< 20 years 150 147 98.1 93.2-99.5 3 1.9 0.5- 6.8
20-24 years 325 315 96.0 92.5-98.0 10 4.0 2.0- 7.5
25-34 years 693 676 97.5 95.8-98.6 17 2.5 1.4- 4.2
35+ years 211 204 96.1 91.7-98.2 7 3.9 1.8- 8.3
Race
White 976 956 97.9 96.5-98.7 20 2.1 1.3- 3.5
Black 334 320 95.1 91.4-97.2 14 4.9 2.8- 8.6
Other 69 66 92.6 79.5-97.6 3 7.4 2.4-20.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 195 191 97.8 93.5-99.2 4 2.2 0.8- 6.5
No 1183 1150 96.9 95.5-97.9 33 3.1 2.1- 4.5
Education
< High School 271 262 95.3 91.2-97.5 9 4.7 2.5- 8.8
High School 379 361 95.7 92.6-97.5 18 4.3 2.5- 7.4
> High School 725 715 98.5 97.2-99.2 10 1.5 0.8- 2.8
Marital Status
Married 834 817 98.2 96.9-99.0 17 1.8 1.0- 3.1
Other 545 525 95.3 92.7-97.0 20 4.7 3.0- 7.3
Income
14,999 or less 385 370 95.1 91.7-97.1 15 4.9 2.9- 8.3
15,000-24,999 177 170 96.6 92.0-98.6 7 3.4 1.4- 8.0
25,000-49,999 265 258 97.4 94.1-98.9 7 2.6 1.1- 5.9
50,000 or more 442 436 98.6 96.7-99.5 6 1.4 0.5- 3.3
WIC recipient
No 744 733 98.5 97.1-99.2 11 1.5 0.8- 2.9
Yes 626 600 95.4 93.1-97.0 26 4.6 3.0- 6.9
Medicaid recipient
No 640 635 99.1 97.8-99.7 5 0.9 0.3- 2.2
Yes 739 707 95.3 93.2-96.8 32 4.7 3.2- 6.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 453 443 97.8 96.0-98.8 10 2.2 1.2- 4.0
2500+ grams 926 899 97.0 95.6-97.9 27 3.0 2.1- 4.4

#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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