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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you have any of these problems during your pregnancy? HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (INCLUDING PREECLAMPSIA OR TOXEMIA) OR RETAINED WATER (EDEMA)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1640 1218 81.5 79.0-83.7 422 18.5 16.3-21.0
Age
< 20 years 228 180 82.7 75.3-88.2 48 17.3 11.8-24.7
20-24 years 432 320 80.6 75.4-84.8 112 19.4 15.2-24.6
25-34 years 799 588 81.6 78.0-84.7 211 18.4 15.3-22.0
35+ years 181 130 81.8 73.6-87.9 51 18.2 12.1-26.4
Race
White 1110 831 80.6 77.6-83.3 279 19.4 16.7-22.4
Black 470 341 84.1 79.0-88.2 129 15.9 11.8-21.0
Other 60 46 81.3 65.8-90.8 14 18.7 9.2-34.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 163 127 83.3 75.1-89.2 36 16.7 10.8-24.9
No 1475 1089 81.2 78.6-83.6 386 18.8 16.4-21.4
Education
< High School 359 283 84.6 79.0-88.9 76 15.4 11.1-21.0
High School 507 369 80.3 75.5-84.4 138 19.7 15.6-24.5
> High School 770 562 80.5 76.8-83.7 208 19.5 16.3-23.2
Marital Status
Married 1037 760 79.6 76.4-82.4 277 20.4 17.6-23.6
Other 603 458 85.0 80.8-88.5 145 15.0 11.5-19.2
Income
15,999 or less 498 372 82.6 77.7-86.7 126 17.4 13.3-22.3
16,000-24,999 181 140 82.8 74.8-88.6 41 17.2 11.4-25.2
25,000-39,999 248 167 73.5 65.9-79.9 81 26.5 20.1-34.1
40,000 or more 557 418 82.1 77.9-85.6 139 17.9 14.4-22.1
WIC recipient
No 853 626 79.2 75.6-82.4 227 20.8 17.6-24.4
Yes 782 588 84.0 80.4-87.0 194 16.0 13.0-19.6
Medicaid recipient
No 818 592 79.0 75.4-82.2 226 21.0 17.8-24.6
Yes 822 626 84.2 80.6-87.2 196 15.8 12.8-19.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 315 204 66.0 61.0-70.6 111 34.0 29.4-39.0
1500 - 2499 grams 491 329 67.6 63.4-71.5 162 32.4 28.5-36.6
2500+ grams 834 685 82.7 80.0-85.1 149 17.3 14.9-20.0

#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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