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2011 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 909 102 10.7 8.6-13.2 807 89.3 86.8-91.4
Age
< 20 years 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 228 25 9.7 6.1-15.0 203 90.3 85.0-93.9
25-34 years 480 64 13.1 10.0-17.0 416 86.9 83.0-90.0
35+ years 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 511 27 5.6 3.7- 8.5 484 94.4 91.5-96.3
Non-Hispanic Black 226 43 19.1 13.6-26.1 183 80.9 73.9-86.4
Non-Hispanic Other 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 112 23 19.8 12.8-29.3 89 80.2 70.7-87.2
Education
< High School 153 29 16.9 11.1-24.9 124 83.1 75.1-88.9
High School 185 28 15.0 10.0-22.0 157 85.0 78.0-90.0
> High School 570 45 7.2 5.1-10.0 525 92.8 90.0-94.9
Marital Status
Married 542 37 6.7 4.7- 9.6 505 93.3 90.4-95.3
Other 366 65 16.6 12.6-21.6 301 83.4 78.4-87.4
WIC recipient
No 450 29 6.2 4.1- 9.3 421 93.8 90.7-95.9
Yes 457 72 14.9 11.5-19.1 385 85.1 80.9-88.5
Medicaid recipient
No 393 18 4.5 2.6- 7.6 375 95.5 92.4-97.4
Yes 516 84 15.3 12.0-19.2 432 84.7 80.8-88.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 291 41 14.6 10.9-19.1 250 85.4 80.9-89.1
2500+ grams 618 61 10.4 8.1-13.1 557 89.6 86.9-91.9

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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