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2011 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 Refused/Unknown
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 965 213 21.8 18.9-25.1 210 22.9 19.9-26.2 175 19.1 16.4-22.2 295 28.7 25.6-32.1 72 7.4 5.7- 9.7
Age
< 20 years 71 27 39.3 26.7-53.5 20 25.3 15.3-38.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 26.9 16.3-40.9
20-24 years 239 97 38.7 31.7-46.1 73 33.8 27.1-41.2 39 16.8 11.9-23.2 *** *** *** 21 7.1 4.2-11.8
25-34 years 507 74 14.0 10.9-17.9 91 17.9 14.4-22.0 113 23.5 19.5-28.0 206 39.9 35.2-44.8 23 4.7 3.0- 7.3
35+ years 148 *** *** *** 26 20.3 13.5-29.5 20 14.9 9.2-23.1 78 49.1 39.8-58.5 *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 74 14.3 11.1-18.3 97 19.7 16.0-24.0 116 23.9 19.9-28.3 221 39.1 34.6-43.9 18 3.0 1.7- 5.2
Non-Hispanic Black 248 83 34.5 27.5-42.2 57 24.6 18.6-31.7 44 16.7 11.8-23.0 36 12.2 8.1-18.0 28 12.1 7.7-18.3
Non-Hispanic Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 40.2 25.9-56.3 *** *** ***
Latina 126 46 35.9 27.1-45.7 41 32.8 24.4-42.4 *** *** *** 13 8.6 4.9-14.7 18 15.0 9.2-23.6
Education
< High School 177 81 45.6 37.1-54.4 47 25.9 19.0-34.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 38 21.4 15.0-29.5
High School 193 73 35.6 28.2-43.9 64 35.1 27.7-43.4 36 21.4 15.3-29.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 594 58 8.4 6.2-11.3 99 17.4 14.2-21.2 129 22.7 19.0-26.8 286 47.8 43.2-52.4 22 3.7 2.3- 5.9
Marital Status
Married 565 50 9.6 7.1-12.9 89 16.7 13.4-20.6 128 24.2 20.3-28.4 277 46.2 41.6-50.9 21 3.4 2.0- 5.5
Other 399 162 39.1 33.6-45.0 121 31.9 26.7-37.6 47 11.9 8.6-16.3 18 3.7 2.1- 6.3 51 13.3 9.7-18.0
WIC recipient
No 471 37 8.6 6.0-12.3 46 10.6 7.7-14.4 92 21.1 17.1-25.6 280 56.3 51.1-61.3 16 3.5 2.0- 6.0
Yes 488 175 34.2 29.4-39.3 164 34.5 29.7-39.6 83 17.4 13.8-21.8 15 3.3 1.9- 5.7 51 10.7 7.8-14.5
Medicaid recipient
No 410 *** *** *** 24 6.0 3.9- 9.3 74 20.2 16.1-25.1 279 65.0 59.5-70.2 17 4.8 2.8- 8.0
Yes 555 197 34.8 30.3-39.7 186 35.1 30.6-40.0 101 18.3 14.9-22.4 16 2.4 1.3- 4.2 55 9.3 6.8-12.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 330 94 31.4 26.4-37.0 70 21.9 17.7-26.7 51 15.2 11.8-19.5 85 21.9 18.0-26.4 30 9.6 6.8-13.3
2500+ grams 635 119 21.0 17.8-24.5 140 23.0 19.8-26.5 124 19.5 16.5-22.8 210 29.3 26.0-32.9 42 7.2 5.4- 9.7

~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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