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Infant Taken To Hospital for Routine Care*

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 1630 1446 89.3 87.2-91.0 184 10.7 9.0-12.8
Age
< 20 years 250 214 86.0 79.3-90.8 36 14.0 9.2-20.7
20-24 years 451 375 85.0 80.4-88.8 76 15.0 11.2-19.6
25-34 years 742 679 91.4 88.6-93.6 63 8.6 6.4-11.4
35+ years 187 178 95.7 90.0-98.2 9 4.3 1.8-10.0
Mother's Race
White 1092 998 91.2 88.9-93.1 94 8.8 6.9-11.1
African American 472 390 84.0 79.1-88.0 82 16.0 12.0-20.9
Other Minorities 66 58 85.5 70.5-93.5 8 14.5 6.5-29.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 83 69 87.3 76.4-93.6 14 12.7 6.4-23.6
No 1546 1377 89.6 87.5-91.3 169 10.4 8.7-12.5
Education
< High School 334 290 88.9 83.7-92.6 44 11.1 7.4-16.3
High School 553 473 85.3 81.1-88.7 80 14.7 11.3-18.9
> High School 742 682 92.4 89.8-94.4 60 7.6 5.6-10.2
Marital Status
Married 1080 972 89.9 87.4-91.9 108 10.1 8.1-12.6
Other 550 474 88.1 83.9-91.3 76 11.9 8.7-16.1
Income
15,999 or less 486 422 88.2 83.9-91.4 64 11.8 8.6-16.1
16,000-24,999 258 213 83.8 77.4-88.7 45 16.2 11.3-22.6
25,000-39,999 265 227 83.7 77.4-88.5 38 16.3 11.5-22.6
40,000 or more 491 471 96.1 93.4-97.7 20 3.9 2.3- 6.6
WIC recipient
No 871 798 91.7 89.2-93.7 73 8.3 6.3-10.8
Yes 743 633 86.4 82.9-89.3 110 13.6 10.7-17.1
Medicaid recipient
No 838 758 89.8 87.0-92.0 80 10.2 8.0-13.0
Yes 792 688 88.7 85.5-91.3 104 11.3 8.7-14.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 194 159 80.1 73.4-85.4 35 19.9 14.6-26.6
1500-2499 grams 540 486 89.3 86.3-91.8 54 10.7 8.2-13.7
2500+ grams 895 800 89.4 87.2-91.3 95 10.6 8.7-12.8

*Survey Question:
When your baby goes for routine well baby care where do you take him or her? 47a. Hospital clinic

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