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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? CHILD SUPPORT OR ALIMONY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1379 1311 94.7 93.1-96.0 68 5.3 4.0- 6.9
Age
< 20 years 150 141 93.3 86.5-96.8 9 6.7 3.2-13.5
20-24 years 325 306 93.8 89.8-96.4 19 6.2 3.6-10.2
25-34 years 693 659 94.7 92.4-96.4 34 5.3 3.6- 7.6
35+ years 211 205 97.4 93.7-98.9 6 2.6 1.1- 6.3
Race
White 976 942 96.1 94.4-97.3 34 3.9 2.7- 5.6
Black 334 302 89.6 84.8-93.0 32 10.4 7.0-15.2
Other 69 67 97.0 84.8-99.5 2 3.0 0.5-15.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 195 193 99.8 99.2-99.9 2 0.2 0.1- 0.8
No 1183 1117 93.7 91.9-95.2 66 6.3 4.8- 8.1
Education
< High School 271 253 92.7 88.1-95.6 18 7.3 4.4-11.9
High School 379 357 94.4 90.9-96.6 22 5.6 3.4- 9.1
> High School 725 697 95.8 93.8-97.2 28 4.2 2.8- 6.2
Marital Status
Married 834 806 96.8 95.1-97.9 28 3.2 2.1- 4.9
Other 545 505 91.7 88.5-94.1 40 8.3 5.9-11.5
Income
14,999 or less 385 351 90.1 85.8-93.2 34 9.9 6.8-14.2
15,000-24,999 177 170 97.0 92.4-98.8 7 3.0 1.2- 7.6
25,000-49,999 265 251 95.0 91.1-97.2 14 5.0 2.8- 8.9
50,000 or more 442 433 97.6 95.3-98.8 9 2.4 1.2- 4.7
WIC recipient
No 744 722 96.7 94.9-97.9 22 3.3 2.1- 5.1
Yes 626 580 92.5 89.6-94.6 46 7.5 5.4-10.4
Medicaid recipient
No 640 628 98.3 96.9-99.1 12 1.7 0.9- 3.1
Yes 739 683 91.7 89.0-93.8 56 8.3 6.2-11.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 453 430 94.7 92.3-96.5 23 5.3 3.5- 7.7
2500+ grams 926 881 94.7 93.0-96.0 45 5.3 4.0- 7.0

#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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