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Vaginal Bleeding/Placenta 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 496 410 90.3 85.8-93.5 86 9.7 6.5-14.2
Age
< 20 years 75 59 95.0 90.8-97.3 16 5.0 2.7- 9.2
20-24 years 151 125 91.7 83.8-95.9 26 8.3 4.1-16.2
25-34 years 223 188 87.1 78.3-92.7 35 12.9 7.3-21.7
35+ years 47 38 94.2 86.8-97.6 9 5.8 2.4-13.2
Mother's Race
White 313 258 90.2 84.5-94.0 55 9.8 6.0-15.5
African American 171 141 89.4 79.9-94.7 30 10.6 5.3-20.1
Other Minorities 12 11 99.2 94.0-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 6.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 24 19 84.3 49.0-96.8 5 15.7 3.2-51.0
No 472 391 90.7 86.3-93.8 81 9.3 6.2-13.7
Education
< High School 113 92 92.2 82.8-96.7 21 7.8 3.3-17.2
High School 192 160 91.7 84.1-95.8 32 8.3 4.2-15.9
> High School 191 158 87.6 78.5-93.2 33 12.4 6.8-21.5
Marital Status
Married 317 267 91.3 86.0-94.7 50 8.7 5.3-14.0
Other 179 143 88.5 78.9-94.0 36 11.5 6.0-21.1
Income
15,999 or less 170 138 91.4 83.8-95.6 32 8.6 4.4-16.2
16,000-24,999 82 61 84.7 69.0-93.2 21 15.3 6.8-31.0
25,000-39,999 75 62 86.6 69.8-94.8 13 13.4 5.2-30.2
40,000 or more 110 96 94.5 85.6-98.0 14 5.5 2.0-14.4
WIC recipient
No 228 190 89.5 81.6-94.3 38 10.5 5.7-18.4
Yes 264 217 90.8 84.8-94.6 47 9.2 5.4-15.2
Medicaid recipient
No 194 163 92.5 85.6-96.2 31 7.5 3.8-14.4
Yes 302 247 89.2 83.0-93.3 55 10.8 6.7-17.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 150 109 72.5 64.7-79.1 41 27.5 20.9-35.3
1500-2499 grams 214 179 83.5 77.8-88.0 35 16.5 12.0-22.2
2500+ grams 131 121 92.5 86.5-95.9 10 7.5 4.1-13.5

*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.