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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 was your total household income before taxes?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
$14,999 or less Between 15K and $24,999 Between 25K and $49,999 50K or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1269 385 30.3 27.4-33.3 177 15.1 12.9-17.5 265 21.2 18.7-23.8 442 33.5 30.7-36.5
Age
< 20 years 123 85 68.7 58.4-77.5 20 17.2 10.7-26.6 16 12.5 7.1-21.0 2 1.6 0.3- 8.0
20-24 years 293 138 45.9 39.3-52.6 63 24.0 18.7-30.3 59 20.0 15.2-25.8 33 10.1 6.9-14.7
25-34 years 654 138 21.1 17.7-25.0 77 12.9 10.1-16.2 153 23.3 19.9-27.1 286 42.7 38.5-46.9
35+ years 199 24 11.5 7.3-17.6 17 7.1 4.0-12.3 37 21.3 15.6-28.5 121 60.0 52.2-67.4
Race
White 903 224 24.9 21.8-28.3 113 13.7 11.3-16.5 194 21.9 19.0-25.0 372 39.5 36.1-43.1
Black 305 143 47.5 40.9-54.3 60 21.8 16.6-28.0 59 18.0 13.5-23.6 43 12.7 9.0-17.6
Other 61 18 33.8 21.7-48.6 4 5.6 1.7-17.2 12 25.0 14.6-39.5 27 35.5 23.7-49.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 159 85 52.1 43.2-60.8 37 24.3 17.5-32.8 24 16.0 10.5-23.4 13 7.6 4.1-13.6
No 1109 300 26.8 23.9-30.0 140 13.6 11.4-16.2 241 22.0 19.4-24.9 428 37.6 34.5-40.8
Education
< High School 221 158 69.3 61.8-75.8 37 18.7 13.5-25.4 17 8.3 4.9-13.5 9 3.8 1.7- 8.0
High School 351 151 40.6 34.8-46.6 76 22.8 18.0-28.4 83 23.8 19.0-29.4 41 12.8 9.2-17.6
> High School 693 75 9.9 7.6-12.7 64 9.6 7.3-12.4 165 24.7 21.4-28.5 389 55.8 51.7-59.9
Marital Status
Married 789 100 12.8 10.2-15.8 80 10.2 8.0-13.0 192 25.4 22.1-28.9 417 51.6 47.7-55.5
Other 480 285 57.1 51.9-62.2 97 22.4 18.4-27.1 73 14.7 11.5-18.7 25 5.7 3.7- 8.7
Income
14,999 or less 385 385 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
15,000-24,999 177 0 0.0 . - . 177 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-49,999 265 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 265 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 442 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 442 100 . - .
WIC recipient
No 702 68 8.6 6.5-11.4 48 7.6 5.6-10.3 164 24.1 20.7-27.8 422 59.7 55.6-63.7
Yes 559 313 55.5 50.7-60.2 127 23.9 20.0-28.2 99 17.5 14.2-21.4 20 3.2 1.9- 5.2
Medicaid recipient
No 612 20 2.9 1.7- 4.9 33 5.6 3.8- 8.2 145 24.7 21.1-28.7 414 66.8 62.5-70.8
Yes 657 365 54.8 50.3-59.1 144 23.5 19.9-27.5 120 18.0 14.9-21.6 28 3.8 2.4- 5.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 412 163 42.8 38.1-47.7 58 14.1 11.1-17.8 76 17.9 14.6-21.8 115 25.1 21.3-29.3
2500+ grams 857 222 29.2 26.1-32.4 119 15.1 12.8-17.8 189 21.4 18.8-24.3 327 34.2 31.2-37.4

#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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