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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY

After your baby was born, how long did he or she stay in the hospital?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Never in or 0-2 nights 3-5 nights More than 6 nights
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1185 754 68.3 65.1-71.3 413 31.6 28.6-34.8 18 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Age
< 20 years 165 107 73.8 65.1-81.0 56 26.1 18.9-34.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
20-24 years 314 199 66.5 60.1-72.3 113 33.5 27.6-39.9 2 0.0 0.0- 0.1
25-34 years 586 377 67.6 63.1-71.8 199 32.3 28.1-36.8 10 0.1 0.1- 0.2
35+ years 120 71 68.4 58.4-77.0 45 31.4 22.9-41.4 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5
Race
White 832 556 71.3 67.7-74.6 264 28.6 25.3-32.2 12 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Black 307 167 59.5 52.4-66.2 135 40.4 33.7-47.4 5 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Other 46 31 67.6 49.8-81.4 14 32.3 18.5-50.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 131 83 66.3 56.5-74.8 47 33.7 25.1-43.4 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
No 1053 671 68.6 65.2-71.8 365 31.3 28.1-34.6 17 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Education
< High School 252 157 65.6 58.3-72.2 92 34.3 27.7-41.6 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2
High School 369 227 67.4 61.5-72.9 135 32.4 27.0-38.4 7 0.2 0.1- 0.4
> High School 560 367 70.0 65.6-74.1 185 29.9 25.9-34.3 8 0.1 0.0- 0.1
Marital Status
Married 782 505 69.0 65.2-72.6 266 30.9 27.3-34.7 11 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Other 403 249 66.9 61.1-72.2 147 33.0 27.7-38.8 7 0.1 0.1- 0.3
Income
15,999 or less 345 213 65.2 58.8-71.1 125 34.6 28.7-41.0 7 0.2 0.1- 0.4
16,000-24,999 128 84 70.4 60.4-78.8 43 29.5 21.2-39.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.3
25,000-39,999 185 119 69.9 61.7-77.0 64 30.0 22.9-38.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
40,000 or more 416 269 69.8 64.8-74.4 140 30.1 25.5-35.1 7 0.1 0.0- 0.2
WIC recipient
No 628 423 71.9 67.8-75.7 195 28.0 24.2-32.1 10 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Yes 550 327 64.1 59.2-68.8 215 35.8 31.1-40.7 8 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Medicaid recipient
No 621 407 70.7 66.6-74.6 206 29.2 25.4-33.4 8 0.1 0.0- 0.1
Yes 564 347 65.6 60.7-70.2 207 34.3 29.7-39.1 10 0.1 0.1- 0.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 69 44 65.0 54.1-74.5 8 11.1 5.9-19.9 17 23.8 15.9-34.2
1500 - 2499 grams 297 139 46.6 41.0-52.2 157 53.1 47.5-58.6 1 0.3 0.1- 2.2
2500+ grams 819 571 69.2 65.9-72.3 248 30.8 27.7-34.1 0 0.0 . - .

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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