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Kidney/Bladder Problems Resulted in Hospitalization*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 251 235 91.4 81.9-96.2 16 8.6 3.8-18.1
Age
< 20 years 48 42 91.7 69.9-98.1 6 8.3 1.9-30.1
20-24 years 81 74 84.6 64.5-94.3 7 15.4 5.7-35.5
25-34 years 101 98 99.2 97.4-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6
35+ years 21 21 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 155 145 92.1 79.2-97.3 10 7.9 2.7-20.8
African American 90 84 89.8 70.6-97.0 6 10.2 3.0-29.4
Other Minorities 6 6 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 11 11 100 - 0 0.0 -
No 240 224 91.1 81.2-96.0 16 8.9 4.0-18.8
Education
< High School 65 57 97.0 93.3-98.7 8 3.0 1.3- 6.7
High School 101 95 83.1 63.9-93.2 6 16.9 6.8-36.1
> High School 85 83 99.0 95.8-99.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2
Marital Status
Married 153 148 95.2 80.2-99.0 5 4.8 1.0-19.8
Other 98 87 87.6 71.4-95.2 11 12.4 4.8-28.6
Income
15,999 or less 104 95 91.6 77.7-97.1 9 8.4 2.9-22.3
16,000-24,999 53 51 88.9 53.2-98.3 2 11.1 1.7-46.8
25,000-39,999 27 26 98.7 90.4-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 9.6
40,000 or more 50 49 99.5 96.1-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.9
WIC recipient
No 106 101 92.5 70.3-98.5 5 7.5 1.5-29.7
Yes 142 131 90.9 78.5-96.5 11 9.1 3.5-21.5
Medicaid recipient
No 96 94 93.9 69.4-99.1 2 6.1 0.9-30.6
Yes 155 141 90.2 77.9-96.0 14 9.8 4.0-22.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 86 82 94.3 85.6-97.8 4 5.7 2.2-14.4
1500-2499 grams 110 102 92.2 85.2-96.1 8 7.8 3.9-14.8
2500+ grams 55 51 91.1 78.6-96.6 4 8.9 3.4-21.4

*Survey Question:
What problems caused you to stay in the hospital? 28e. Kidney or bladder infection

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.