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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 1128 675 57.5 54.1-60.9 453 42.5 39.1-45.9
Age
< 20 years 112 42 40.5 30.1-51.9 70 59.5 48.1-69.9
20-24 years 259 111 40.5 33.8-47.6 148 59.5 52.4-66.2
25-34 years 588 387 63.7 59.1-68.2 201 36.3 31.8-40.9
35+ years 169 135 79.2 70.9-85.7 34 20.8 14.3-29.1
Race
White 815 558 67.0 63.1-70.6 257 33.0 29.4-36.9
Black 261 85 28.3 22.1-35.6 176 71.7 64.4-77.9
Other 52 32 59.5 43.0-74.1 20 40.5 25.9-57.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 137 88 63.8 54.3-72.4 49 36.2 27.6-45.7
No 991 587 56.5 52.8-60.1 404 43.5 39.9-47.2
Education
< High School 190 84 45.1 36.7-53.7 106 54.9 46.3-63.3
High School 308 127 42.2 35.9-48.7 181 57.8 51.3-64.1
> High School 627 463 71.1 66.8-75.1 164 28.9 24.9-33.2
Marital Status
Married 694 509 72.2 68.2-75.9 185 27.8 24.1-31.8
Other 434 166 37.5 32.2-43.2 268 62.5 56.8-67.8
Income
14,999 or less 203 69 36.0 28.4-44.5 134 64.0 55.5-71.6
15,000-24,999 268 122 43.6 36.9-50.5 146 56.4 49.5-63.1
25,000-49,999 232 142 57.6 50.0-64.9 90 42.4 35.1-50.0
50,000 or more 376 319 84.8 80.2-88.4 57 15.2 11.6-19.8
WIC recipient
No 606 484 79.1 75.1-82.7 122 20.9 17.3-24.9
Yes 521 190 35.6 30.9-40.6 331 64.4 59.4-69.1
Medicaid recipient
No 566 475 82.7 78.7-86.0 91 17.3 14.0-21.3
Yes 562 200 35.5 31.0-40.4 362 64.5 59.6-69.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 389 218 52.3 47.3-57.3 171 47.7 42.7-52.7
2500+ grams 739 457 58.0 54.3-61.6 282 42.0 38.4-45.7

~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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