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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

Number of Sources of Income*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
One source Two sources 3 or more sources
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1357 925 67.3 64.4-70.1 315 24.0 21.5-26.7 117 8.7 7.1-10.7
Age
< 20 years 145 73 49.6 40.2-59.1 53 35.7 27.1-45.3 19 14.6 9.0-22.8
20-24 years 321 197 58.6 52.2-64.8 86 28.1 22.7-34.2 38 13.3 9.4-18.4
25-34 years 684 496 72.5 68.5-76.1 134 20.3 17.1-23.9 54 7.3 5.3- 9.8
35+ years 207 159 77.1 70.2-82.9 42 21.2 15.6-28.1 6 1.7 0.6- 4.6
Race
White 961 686 69.8 66.4-73.0 209 23.0 20.1-26.1 66 7.2 5.5- 9.4
Black 328 188 58.0 51.4-64.3 94 28.1 22.6-34.3 46 13.9 9.9-19.2
Other 68 51 70.6 56.3-81.7 12 20.9 11.7-34.6 5 8.5 3.1-21.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 187 131 70.8 63.0-77.5 47 25.3 18.9-32.9 9 4.0 1.8- 8.4
No 1169 793 66.7 63.5-69.7 268 23.7 21.0-26.6 108 9.6 7.8-11.8
Education
< High School 261 147 56.4 49.4-63.1 80 30.7 24.7-37.5 34 12.9 8.9-18.3
High School 374 243 65.0 59.2-70.4 85 22.7 18.1-28.0 46 12.3 8.9-16.8
> High School 718 533 73.4 69.6-76.9 149 21.7 18.5-25.3 36 4.9 3.4- 7.1
Marital Status
Married 825 625 74.2 70.7-77.5 155 21.1 18.1-24.4 45 4.7 3.3- 6.7
Other 532 300 57.3 52.3-62.1 160 28.2 24.0-32.8 72 14.6 11.4-18.5
Income
14,999 or less 379 207 53.5 47.5-59.3 114 30.0 24.9-35.7 58 16.5 12.5-21.5
15,000-24,999 176 96 52.2 43.8-60.5 60 36.9 29.1-45.3 20 10.9 6.6-17.6
25,000-49,999 263 197 75.0 68.7-80.3 47 18.3 13.7-24.1 19 6.7 4.0-11.0
50,000 or more 440 363 82.4 78.1-86.0 67 15.7 12.3-19.8 10 1.9 0.9- 4.1
WIC recipient
No 733 593 81.2 77.8-84.1 112 15.1 12.5-18.3 28 3.7 2.4- 5.6
Yes 615 326 52.1 47.5-56.6 200 33.6 29.4-38.1 89 14.3 11.4-17.9
Medicaid recipient
No 635 527 83.1 79.7-86.1 92 14.9 12.1-18.2 16 1.9 1.1- 3.5
Yes 722 398 54.1 49.9-58.3 223 31.5 27.7-35.6 101 14.4 11.6-17.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 444 295 64.8 60.3-69.1 102 24.3 20.5-28.6 47 10.8 8.3-14.1
2500+ grams 913 630 67.5 64.4-70.6 213 23.9 21.2-26.9 70 8.5 6.8-10.7

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 62. During the 12 months before your new baby was born, what were the sources of your household's income?

#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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