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Kidney/Bladder Problems 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 496 458 90.4 85.3-93.9 38 9.6 6.1-14.7
Age
< 20 years 75 64 80.6 61.6-91.5 11 19.4 8.5-38.4
20-24 years 151 136 88.3 77.9-94.2 15 11.7 5.8-22.1
25-34 years 223 212 94.0 86.6-97.4 11 6.0 2.6-13.4
35+ years 47 46 99.0 92.9-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1
Mother's Race
White 313 288 88.9 82.0-93.4 25 11.1 6.6-18.0
African American 171 160 94.4 85.5-97.9 11 5.6 2.1-14.5
Other Minorities 12 10 84.6 42.0-97.7 2 15.4 2.3-58.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 24 23 98.9 92.1-99.9 1 1.1 0.1- 7.9
No 472 435 89.8 84.4-93.5 37 10.2 6.5-15.6
Education
< High School 113 102 92.9 81.6-97.5 11 7.1 2.5-18.4
High School 192 175 87.2 77.2-93.2 17 12.8 6.8-22.8
> High School 191 181 92.1 83.2-96.5 10 7.9 3.5-16.8
Marital Status
Married 317 298 92.1 85.9-95.7 19 7.9 4.3-14.1
Other 179 160 87.1 76.6-93.3 19 12.9 6.7-23.4
Income
15,999 or less 170 153 85.6 74.9-92.2 17 14.4 7.8-25.1
16,000-24,999 82 76 95.2 82.1-98.8 6 4.8 1.2-17.9
25,000-39,999 75 69 89.1 69.5-96.7 6 10.9 3.3-30.5
40,000 or more 110 104 90.6 76.1-96.7 6 9.4 3.3-23.9
WIC recipient
No 228 214 89.7 80.0-95.0 14 10.3 5.0-20.0
Yes 264 240 90.8 84.1-94.8 24 9.2 5.2-15.9
Medicaid recipient
No 194 184 93.9 85.2-97.6 10 6.1 2.4-14.8
Yes 302 274 88.6 81.6-93.1 28 11.4 6.9-18.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 150 139 91.9 85.7-95.5 11 8.1 4.5-14.3
1500-2499 grams 214 201 93.9 89.7-96.4 13 6.1 3.6-10.3
2500+ grams 131 117 89.7 83.3-93.8 14 10.3 6.2-16.7

*Survey Question:
What problems caused you to stay in the hospital? 28e. Kidney or bladder infection

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