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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 924 792 86.8 84.0-89.2 132 13.2 10.8-16.0
Age
< 20 years 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 233 177 77.0 70.0-82.7 56 23.0 17.3-30.0
25-34 years 489 435 90.8 87.5-93.3 54 9.2 6.7-12.5
35+ years 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 519 467 90.4 87.0-93.0 52 9.6 7.0-13.0
Non-Hispanic Black 231 174 74.4 66.8-80.8 57 25.6 19.2-33.2
Non-Hispanic Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 111 95 86.3 77.3-92.1 16 13.7 7.9-22.7
Education
< High School 155 122 78.3 69.5-85.1 33 21.7 14.9-30.5
High School 189 143 79.8 72.5-85.5 46 20.2 14.5-27.5
> High School 579 526 92.0 89.1-94.2 53 8.0 5.8-10.9
Marital Status
Married 546 495 90.5 87.2-93.0 51 9.5 7.0-12.8
Other 377 296 81.3 76.2-85.5 81 18.7 14.5-23.8
WIC recipient
No 453 428 95.0 92.1-96.9 25 5.0 3.1- 7.9
Yes 469 363 79.2 74.5-83.1 106 20.8 16.9-25.5
Medicaid recipient
No 399 382 95.9 92.9-97.7 17 4.1 2.3- 7.1
Yes 525 410 80.1 75.8-83.8 115 19.9 16.2-24.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 313 253 80.1 75.3-84.2 60 19.9 15.8-24.7
2500+ grams 611 539 87.4 84.4-89.9 72 12.6 10.1-15.6

~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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