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Vaginal Bleeding/Placenta 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 251 199 91.3 85.2-95.0 52 8.7 5.0-14.8
Age
< 20 years 48 39 92.3 77.4-97.6 9 7.7 2.4-22.6
20-24 years 81 65 92.2 80.9-97.0 16 7.8 3.0-19.1
25-34 years 101 79 89.4 75.5-95.8 22 10.6 4.2-24.5
35+ years 21 16 89.0 68.0-96.8 5 11.0 3.2-32.0
Mother's Race
White 155 122 92.3 85.2-96.2 33 7.7 3.8-14.8
African American 90 72 89.4 76.6-95.6 18 10.6 4.4-23.4
Other Minorities 6 5 97.8 80.7-99.8 1 2.2 0.2-19.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 11 7 90.1 65.1-97.8 4 9.9 2.2-34.9
No 240 192 91.3 85.0-95.2 48 8.7 4.8-15.0
Education
< High School 65 52 91.7 78.8-97.1 13 8.3 2.9-21.2
High School 101 79 89.4 77.3-95.5 22 10.6 4.5-22.7
> High School 85 68 94.1 89.5-96.8 17 5.9 3.2-10.5
Marital Status
Married 153 123 92.2 84.4-96.3 30 7.8 3.7-15.6
Other 98 76 90.4 79.4-95.8 22 9.6 4.2-20.6
Income
15,999 or less 104 80 88.0 76.0-94.4 24 12.0 5.6-24.0
16,000-24,999 53 39 92.8 85.4-96.6 14 7.2 3.4-14.6
25,000-39,999 27 23 98.2 94.5-99.4 4 1.8 0.6- 5.5
40,000 or more 50 42 94.0 86.5-97.5 8 6.0 2.5-13.5
WIC recipient
No 106 85 94.6 90.6-97.0 21 5.4 3.0- 9.4
Yes 142 111 89.7 80.7-94.8 31 10.3 5.2-19.3
Medicaid recipient
No 96 77 94.7 90.7-97.0 19 5.3 3.0- 9.3
Yes 155 122 89.6 80.5-94.8 33 10.4 5.2-19.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 86 61 71.8 61.2-80.4 25 28.2 19.6-38.8
1500-2499 grams 110 86 78.3 69.4-85.1 24 21.7 14.9-30.6
2500+ grams 55 52 95.0 85.4-98.4 3 5.0 1.6-14.6

*Survey Question:
What problems caused you to stay in the hospital? 28c. Vaginal bleeding or placenta problems

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