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Nausea/Dehydration Resulted in Hospitalization*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 495 398 74.0 67.5-79.5 97 26.0 20.5-32.5
Age
< 20 years 91 70 71.5 57.1-82.6 21 28.5 17.4-42.9
20-24 years 146 114 70.4 57.5-80.7 32 29.6 19.3-42.5
25-34 years 203 165 76.0 65.5-84.1 38 24.0 15.9-34.5
35+ years 55 49 81.9 59.2-93.4 6 18.1 6.6-40.8
Mother's Race
White 287 228 76.1 67.9-82.7 59 23.9 17.3-32.1
African American 190 155 70.5 58.7-80.1 35 29.5 19.9-41.3
Other Minorities 18 15 71.1 38.9-90.5 3 28.9 9.5-61.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 22 20 91.6 62.1-98.6 2 8.4 1.4-37.9
No 472 377 72.5 65.8-78.4 95 27.5 21.6-34.2
Education
< High School 119 91 74.4 61.9-84.0 28 25.6 16.0-38.1
High School 181 142 66.9 55.2-76.8 39 33.1 23.2-44.8
> High School 195 165 80.7 70.5-88.0 30 19.3 12.0-29.5
Marital Status
Married 301 246 74.1 65.6-81.1 55 25.9 18.9-34.4
Other 194 152 73.8 63.4-82.1 42 26.2 17.9-36.6
Income
15,999 or less 177 134 69.9 58.7-79.1 43 30.1 20.9-41.3
16,000-24,999 86 66 68.9 52.8-81.4 20 31.1 18.6-47.2
25,000-39,999 87 73 77.3 60.9-88.1 14 22.7 11.9-39.1
40,000 or more 105 91 82.8 67.8-91.6 14 17.2 8.4-32.2
WIC recipient
No 219 181 80.8 71.5-87.6 38 19.2 12.4-28.5
Yes 273 215 69.4 60.6-77.1 58 30.6 22.9-39.4
Medicaid recipient
No 195 167 83.8 74.3-90.2 28 16.2 9.8-25.7
Yes 300 231 68.0 59.3-75.6 69 32.0 24.4-40.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 131 116 87.7 80.2-92.6 15 12.3 7.4-19.8
1500-2499 grams 207 168 81.1 75.0-86.0 39 18.9 14.0-25.0
2500+ grams 155 112 72.3 64.7-78.8 43 27.7 21.2-35.3

*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.