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2009 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.#
Less than $10,000 10K to $14,999 15K to $49,999 50K or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1103 215 20.2 17.5-23.3 273 28.1 25.0-31.4 236 20.7 18.1-23.6 379 31.0 28.1-34.1
Age
< 20 years 105 51 54.9 43.5-65.7 29 29.7 20.5-40.9 20 14.5 8.3-23.9 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4
20-24 years 254 86 31.7 25.4-38.9 97 41.6 34.7-48.9 57 22.3 16.9-28.8 14 4.4 2.4- 7.9
25-34 years 573 66 10.8 8.0-14.3 125 25.3 21.2-29.8 129 22.1 18.4-26.2 253 41.9 37.4-46.5
35+ years 171 12 7.0 3.6-13.0 22 12.9 7.8-20.6 30 17.6 11.7-25.5 107 62.5 53.7-70.6
Race
White 798 106 14.3 11.6-17.4 192 27.6 24.1-31.4 167 20.0 17.0-23.3 333 38.1 34.5-41.9
Black 254 96 37.3 30.1-45.0 70 30.4 23.7-38.0 61 23.1 17.3-30.1 27 9.3 5.9-14.1
Other 51 13 26.2 14.2-43.2 11 24.0 12.7-40.7 8 19.2 9.5-34.9 19 30.6 18.6-46.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 129 43 30.6 22.5-40.1 63 52.6 43.0-62.0 14 11.0 6.3-18.5 9 5.8 2.8-11.7
No 974 172 18.4 15.6-21.7 210 23.9 20.9-27.3 222 22.3 19.4-25.5 370 35.3 32.0-38.7
Education
< High School 174 71 41.4 32.9-50.3 72 42.2 33.8-51.1 27 15.1 9.9-22.4 4 1.3 0.3- 5.4
High School 297 100 31.5 25.6-38.0 108 40.0 33.7-46.6 61 19.3 14.6-25.0 28 9.3 6.2-13.8
> High School 629 43 6.4 4.4- 9.1 92 16.5 13.3-20.2 147 23.5 19.9-27.5 347 53.7 49.2-58.1
Marital Status
Married 687 51 8.5 6.2-11.4 110 17.8 14.7-21.4 167 23.4 20.0-27.2 359 50.3 46.1-54.5
Other 416 164 36.6 31.3-42.4 163 42.5 36.9-48.3 69 16.8 13.0-21.6 20 4.0 2.3- 6.8
Income
14,999 or less 215 215 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
15,000-24,999 273 0 0.0 . - . 273 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-49,999 236 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 236 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 379 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 379 100 . - .
WIC recipient
No 599 40 6.5 4.4- 9.4 61 11.7 8.9-15.2 137 23.4 19.7-27.5 361 58.5 53.9-63.0
Yes 502 173 34.0 29.2-39.1 212 45.2 40.1-50.4 99 18.0 14.4-22.3 18 2.8 1.6- 4.8
Medicaid recipient
No 560 20 4.2 2.5- 7.0 42 8.8 6.4-12.1 131 22.9 19.2-27.1 367 64.0 59.3-68.4
Yes 543 195 34.6 29.9-39.5 231 45.4 40.5-50.4 105 18.7 15.1-22.8 12 1.4 0.6- 2.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 373 98 29.6 25.0-34.5 87 25.5 21.2-30.3 84 21.8 17.9-26.2 104 23.2 19.4-27.5
2500+ grams 730 117 19.4 16.5-22.7 186 28.3 25.0-31.9 152 20.6 17.8-23.7 275 31.7 28.5-35.0

~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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