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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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During your pregnancy, were you on WIC (the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1371 744 52.3 49.2-55.3 627 47.7 44.7-50.8
Age
< 20 years 150 32 18.8 12.6-27.1 118 81.2 72.9-87.4
20-24 years 321 91 26.1 21.0-31.9 230 73.9 68.1-79.0
25-34 years 689 456 64.9 60.7-68.8 233 35.1 31.2-39.3
35+ years 211 165 78.2 71.2-83.9 46 21.8 16.1-28.8
Race
White 972 594 59.1 55.5-62.5 378 40.9 37.5-44.5
Black 332 107 28.1 22.8-34.1 225 71.9 65.9-77.2
Other 67 43 57.0 42.9-70.0 24 43.0 30.0-57.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 193 57 27.4 21.0-35.0 136 72.6 65.0-79.0
No 1177 686 57.0 53.7-60.2 491 43.0 39.8-46.3
Education
< High School 272 53 17.8 13.2-23.5 219 82.2 76.5-86.8
High School 375 133 34.5 29.1-40.4 242 65.5 59.6-70.9
> High School 720 555 77.7 74.0-81.0 165 22.3 19.0-26.0
Marital Status
Married 829 610 72.8 69.1-76.1 219 27.2 23.9-30.9
Other 542 134 23.0 19.2-27.3 408 77.0 72.7-80.8
Income
14,999 or less 381 68 15.4 11.6-20.1 313 84.6 79.9-88.4
15,000-24,999 175 48 27.2 20.4-35.2 127 72.8 64.8-79.6
25,000-49,999 263 164 61.7 54.9-68.1 99 38.3 31.9-45.1
50,000 or more 442 422 95.7 92.9-97.4 20 4.3 2.6- 7.1
WIC recipient
No 744 744 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Yes 627 0 0.0 . - . 627 100 . - .
Medicaid recipient
No 636 578 90.8 87.8-93.1 58 9.2 6.9-12.2
Yes 735 166 20.7 17.5-24.2 569 79.3 75.8-82.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 448 217 45.6 41.1-50.1 231 54.4 49.9-58.9
2500+ grams 923 527 52.9 49.6-56.1 396 47.1 43.9-50.4

#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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