Table 1.

Percentage of Mothers in Each Demographic Group by Maternal Education Level

Maternal Education Level*P Value
Low
n = 278
High
n = 341
Low income9136<.001
Nonwhite child2514.001
Pregnant1012.51
Current smoker4414<.001
Under age 26 y4711<.001
Child enrolled in WIC8730<.001
  • * Low Education (high school or less) and high education (some education beyond high school).

  • Household income ≤185% of the federal poverty level.