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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1107 207 19.1 16.5-22.0 900 80.9 78.0-83.5
Age
< 20 years 108 27 26.9 18.0-38.1 81 73.1 61.9-82.0
20-24 years 257 59 22.6 17.1-29.2 198 77.4 70.8-82.9
25-34 years 574 92 16.1 12.9-19.9 482 83.9 80.1-87.1
35+ years 168 29 17.8 12.0-25.7 139 82.2 74.3-88.0
Race
White 803 125 16.0 13.3-19.2 678 84.0 80.8-86.7
Black 252 59 23.6 17.7-30.8 193 76.4 69.2-82.3
Other 52 23 45.3 30.5-61.1 29 54.7 38.9-69.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 49 32.5 24.3-41.9 84 67.5 58.1-75.7
No 974 158 16.8 14.2-19.8 816 83.2 80.2-85.8
Education
< High School 182 58 30.4 23.0-39.0 124 69.6 61.0-77.0
High School 298 66 22.2 17.2-28.1 232 77.8 71.9-82.8
> High School 625 81 13.0 10.3-16.4 544 87.0 83.6-89.7
Marital Status
Married 690 91 12.5 10.0-15.6 599 87.5 84.4-90.0
Other 417 116 28.4 23.5-33.9 301 71.6 66.1-76.5
Income
14,999 or less 197 62 29.8 22.7-38.0 135 70.2 62.0-77.3
15,000-24,999 264 68 25.9 20.3-32.4 196 74.1 67.6-79.7
25,000-49,999 228 32 13.6 9.1-19.7 196 86.4 80.3-90.9
50,000 or more 372 34 9.2 6.4-13.2 338 90.8 86.8-93.6
WIC recipient
No 592 80 13.6 10.7-17.1 512 86.4 82.9-89.3
Yes 513 126 24.4 20.3-29.1 387 75.6 70.9-79.7
Medicaid recipient
No 557 70 12.3 9.6-15.8 487 87.7 84.2-90.4
Yes 550 137 25.1 21.0-29.6 413 74.9 70.4-79.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 365 79 23.0 18.9-27.6 286 77.0 72.4-81.1
2500+ grams 742 128 18.8 16.0-22.0 614 81.2 78.0-84.0

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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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