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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, how many people, including yourself, depended on this income?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
1 dependent 2 dependents 3 dependents 4 or more dependents
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1328 129 9.4 7.7-11.3 496 34.2 31.4-37.2 389 30.8 28.1-33.7 314 25.6 23.0-28.4
Age
< 20 years 135 34 24.6 17.1-34.0 52 37.4 28.4-47.5 29 24.3 16.6-34.1 20 13.7 8.2-21.9
20-24 years 314 47 15.7 11.6-20.8 125 35.8 29.9-42.1 93 30.7 25.0-37.0 49 17.9 13.3-23.6
25-34 years 673 45 5.6 3.9- 7.9 259 35.4 31.5-39.5 196 31.3 27.5-35.4 173 27.6 24.0-31.6
35+ years 206 3 1.5 0.4- 5.4 60 25.2 19.2-32.2 71 33.7 27.0-41.2 72 39.6 32.4-47.2
Race
White 944 64 6.5 5.0- 8.6 351 33.7 30.4-37.1 305 33.9 30.6-37.4 224 25.9 22.9-29.2
Black 318 57 18.4 13.9-24.1 118 35.7 29.6-42.2 69 21.7 16.8-27.7 74 24.2 18.9-30.3
Other 66 8 12.0 5.5-24.5 27 36.3 24.5-50.0 15 24.5 14.6-38.2 16 27.2 16.6-41.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 11 4.9 2.4-10.1 48 23.7 17.4-31.4 51 29.1 22.1-37.3 67 42.2 34.3-50.7
No 1150 118 10.1 8.3-12.3 448 36.1 33.0-39.3 337 31.1 28.1-34.2 247 22.7 20.0-25.6
Education
< High School 248 17 6.3 3.6-10.8 61 23.6 18.0-30.1 74 31.6 25.3-38.7 96 38.6 31.9-45.7
High School 360 60 15.9 12.1-20.7 124 29.5 24.4-35.2 92 28.1 22.9-34.0 84 26.5 21.5-32.2
> High School 716 52 7.2 5.3- 9.7 309 41.0 37.1-45.0 221 32.0 28.3-35.8 134 19.8 16.8-23.2
Marital Status
Married 817 22 2.2 1.3- 3.7 315 34.1 30.6-37.8 277 36.8 33.1-40.6 203 26.9 23.6-30.5
Other 511 107 20.1 16.5-24.4 181 34.4 29.8-39.3 112 21.9 17.9-26.4 111 23.6 19.5-28.2
Income
14,999 or less 370 78 20.4 16.1-25.6 116 31.1 25.8-37.0 87 23.8 19.0-29.4 89 24.6 19.7-30.2
15,000-24,999 176 17 8.9 5.2-14.8 60 31.1 23.9-39.3 49 30.1 22.9-38.5 50 29.9 22.7-38.2
25,000-49,999 263 21 8.4 5.3-13.1 107 37.1 30.9-43.7 71 28.7 22.9-35.3 64 25.9 20.4-32.2
50,000 or more 441 4 0.4 0.1- 1.6 187 37.5 32.7-42.5 157 38.4 33.5-43.5 93 23.7 19.6-28.4
WIC recipient
No 726 34 4.5 3.1- 6.7 293 35.9 32.2-39.9 237 35.2 31.4-39.2 162 24.3 20.9-28.0
Yes 594 94 14.9 11.9-18.4 200 32.4 28.2-36.8 150 25.7 21.8-30.0 150 27.1 23.1-31.5
Medicaid recipient
No 629 22 3.2 2.0- 5.2 264 37.7 33.6-41.9 216 36.9 32.8-41.2 127 22.2 18.8-26.0
Yes 699 107 14.7 11.9-17.9 232 31.2 27.4-35.3 173 25.6 21.9-29.5 187 28.5 24.8-32.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 436 51 12.1 9.3-15.5 189 41.8 37.3-46.4 111 26.0 22.1-30.3 85 20.1 16.6-24.1
2500+ grams 892 78 9.1 7.4-11.2 307 33.6 30.5-36.7 278 31.2 28.3-34.4 229 26.1 23.3-29.1

#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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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