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Diabetes Resulted in Hospitalization*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 496 471 93.0 88.1-95.9 25 7.0 4.1-11.9
Age
< 20 years 75 71 89.5 68.7-97.1 4 10.5 2.9-31.3
20-24 years 151 146 97.9 91.2-99.5 5 2.1 0.5- 8.8
25-34 years 223 211 89.4 80.3-94.6 12 10.6 5.4-19.7
35+ years 47 43 97.8 93.0-99.3 4 2.2 0.7- 7.0
Mother's Race
White 313 297 92.9 86.6-96.4 16 7.1 3.6-13.4
African American 171 162 92.2 81.2-97.0 9 7.8 3.0-18.8
Other Minorities 12 12 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 24 23 89.4 51.8-98.5 1 10.6 1.5-48.2
No 472 448 93.2 88.2-96.2 24 6.8 3.8-11.8
Education
< High School 113 103 90.0 76.5-96.2 10 10.0 3.8-23.5
High School 192 186 96.1 87.7-98.8 6 3.9 1.2-12.3
> High School 191 182 91.7 82.3-96.3 9 8.3 3.7-17.7
Marital Status
Married 317 297 89.6 82.5-94.1 20 10.4 5.9-17.5
Other 179 174 99.4 98.4-99.8 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Income
15,999 or less 170 157 94.8 86.8-98.1 13 5.2 1.9-13.2
16,000-24,999 82 78 89.2 72.0-96.4 4 10.8 3.6-28.0
25,000-39,999 75 71 90.4 71.0-97.3 4 9.6 2.7-29.0
40,000 or more 110 106 90.5 74.9-96.8 4 9.5 3.2-25.1
WIC recipient
No 228 217 93.0 84.7-97.0 11 7.0 3.0-15.3
Yes 264 250 92.9 85.8-96.6 14 7.1 3.4-14.2
Medicaid recipient
No 194 187 92.6 82.7-97.0 7 7.4 3.0-17.3
Yes 302 284 93.2 86.8-96.6 18 6.8 3.4-13.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 150 143 95.5 90.8-97.8 7 4.5 2.2- 9.2
1500-2499 grams 214 207 96.4 92.6-98.3 7 3.6 1.7- 7.4
2500+ grams 131 121 92.2 86.1-95.8 10 7.8 4.2-13.9

*Survey Question:
What problems caused you to stay in the hospital? 28f. High blood sugar (diabetes)

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