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Other, Nonspecified cause, 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 494 351 73.0 66.7-78.5 143 27.0 21.5-33.3
Age
< 20 years 91 67 71.6 57.3-82.5 24 28.4 17.5-42.7
20-24 years 145 107 73.2 60.6-82.9 38 26.8 17.1-39.4
25-34 years 203 138 70.8 60.6-79.3 65 29.2 20.7-39.4
35+ years 55 39 84.1 65.5-93.7 16 15.9 6.3-34.5
Mother's Race
White 287 199 71.8 63.6-78.8 88 28.2 21.2-36.4
African American 189 140 74.5 63.5-83.1 49 25.5 16.9-36.5
Other Minorities 18 12 76.5 44.6-93.0 6 23.5 7.0-55.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 22 18 91.1 65.5-98.2 4 8.9 1.8-34.5
No 471 332 71.5 64.9-77.3 139 28.5 22.7-35.1
Education
< High School 119 92 74.6 62.1-84.0 27 25.4 16.0-37.9
High School 180 121 69.3 58.2-78.6 59 30.7 21.4-41.8
> High School 195 138 75.3 64.9-83.3 57 24.7 16.7-35.1
Marital Status
Married 301 208 70.6 62.2-77.8 93 29.4 22.2-37.8
Other 193 143 76.0 66.1-83.7 50 24.0 16.3-33.9
Income
15,999 or less 177 119 68.8 57.8-78.1 58 31.2 21.9-42.2
16,000-24,999 85 66 80.8 66.1-90.0 19 19.2 10.0-33.9
25,000-39,999 87 67 71.0 54.8-83.2 20 29.0 16.8-45.2
40,000 or more 105 65 68.8 53.6-80.8 40 31.2 19.2-46.4
WIC recipient
No 219 153 73.0 63.1-81.0 66 27.0 19.0-36.9
Yes 272 196 73.0 64.6-80.1 76 27.0 19.9-35.4
Medicaid recipient
No 195 130 73.0 62.9-81.1 65 27.0 18.9-37.1
Yes 299 221 73.0 64.7-79.9 78 27.0 20.1-35.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 131 100 77.7 69.8-84.0 31 22.3 16.0-30.2
1500-2499 grams 206 137 67.4 60.6-73.5 69 32.6 26.5-39.4
2500+ grams 155 113 73.6 66.1-79.9 42 26.4 20.1-33.9

*Survey Question:
What problems caused you to stay in the hospital? 28g. Other problems

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