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Nausea/Dehydration 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 251 203 77.0 66.2-85.1 48 23.0 14.9-33.8
Age
< 20 years 48 31 52.2 31.1-72.6 17 47.8 27.4-68.9
20-24 years 81 72 92.0 77.8-97.4 9 8.0 2.6-22.2
25-34 years 101 81 81.8 64.9-91.6 20 18.2 8.4-35.1
35+ years 21 19 94.5 76.6-98.9 2 5.5 1.1-23.4
Mother's Race
White 155 125 78.0 63.8-87.7 30 22.0 12.3-36.2
African American 90 73 74.0 55.2-86.8 17 26.0 13.2-44.8
Other Minorities 6 5 97.8 80.7-99.8 1 2.2 0.2-19.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 11 10 97.3 79.2-99.7 1 2.7 0.3-20.8
No 240 193 76.1 64.9-84.5 47 23.9 15.5-35.1
Education
< High School 65 52 77.5 56.2-90.2 13 22.5 9.8-43.8
High School 101 81 76.7 58.7-88.4 20 23.3 11.6-41.3
> High School 85 70 76.9 56.8-89.4 15 23.1 10.6-43.2
Marital Status
Married 153 124 80.1 66.3-89.1 29 19.9 10.9-33.7
Other 98 79 73.9 56.3-86.1 19 26.1 13.9-43.7
Income
15,999 or less 104 81 77.1 60.7-88.0 23 22.9 12.0-39.3
16,000-24,999 53 46 85.7 55.5-96.6 7 14.3 3.4-44.5
25,000-39,999 27 20 58.6 27.0-84.5 7 41.4 15.5-73.0
40,000 or more 50 43 82.2 55.7-94.4 7 17.8 5.6-44.3
WIC recipient
No 106 89 82.8 64.5-92.7 17 17.2 7.3-35.5
Yes 142 111 74.2 60.2-84.5 31 25.8 15.5-39.8
Medicaid recipient
No 96 80 82.6 66.4-91.9 16 17.4 8.1-33.6
Yes 155 123 74.3 59.9-84.8 32 25.7 15.2-40.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 86 70 80.8 70.8-88.0 16 19.2 12.0-29.2
1500-2499 grams 110 91 82.6 74.1-88.7 19 17.4 11.3-25.9
2500+ grams 55 42 75.7 62.2-85.5 13 24.3 14.5-37.8

*Survey Question:
What problems caused you to stay in the hospital? 28d. Nausea, vomiting or dehydration

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