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Vaginal Bleeding/Placenta Problems 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 495 394 86.4 81.3-90.3 101 13.6 9.7-18.7
Age
< 20 years 91 72 89.8 79.0-95.3 19 10.2 4.7-21.0
20-24 years 146 110 83.9 72.5-91.1 36 16.1 8.9-27.5
25-34 years 203 167 86.3 77.4-92.1 36 13.7 7.9-22.6
35+ years 55 45 85.7 64.5-95.2 10 14.3 4.8-35.5
Mother's Race
White 287 230 85.5 78.3-90.5 57 14.5 9.5-21.7
African American 190 149 89.4 82.0-94.0 41 10.6 6.0-18.0
Other Minorities 18 15 78.7 44.4-94.4 3 21.3 5.6-55.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 22 19 77.0 42.8-93.7 3 23.0 6.3-57.2
No 472 374 87.0 82.0-90.8 98 13.0 9.2-18.0
Education
< High School 119 94 87.6 76.7-93.8 25 12.4 6.2-23.3
High School 181 142 87.9 79.5-93.2 39 12.1 6.8-20.5
> High School 195 158 83.8 74.0-90.3 37 16.2 9.7-26.0
Marital Status
Married 301 246 86.7 79.5-91.6 55 13.3 8.4-20.5
Other 194 148 86.1 77.9-91.5 46 13.9 8.5-22.1
Income
15,999 or less 177 142 91.1 84.3-95.1 35 8.9 4.9-15.7
16,000-24,999 86 65 78.7 63.4-88.8 21 21.3 11.2-36.6
25,000-39,999 87 69 85.3 70.9-93.3 18 14.7 6.7-29.1
40,000 or more 105 87 88.4 75.3-95.0 18 11.6 5.0-24.7
WIC recipient
No 219 173 88.5 81.0-93.3 46 11.5 6.7-19.0
Yes 273 219 85.1 77.8-90.3 54 14.9 9.7-22.2
Medicaid recipient
No 195 159 86.8 78.1-92.4 36 13.2 7.6-21.9
Yes 300 235 86.1 79.3-91.0 65 13.9 9.0-20.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 131 86 64.5 55.7-72.5 45 35.5 27.5-44.3
1500-2499 grams 207 169 80.7 74.5-85.7 38 19.3 14.3-25.5
2500+ grams 155 137 88.1 81.9-92.4 18 11.9 7.6-18.1

*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.