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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? LABOR PAINS MORE THAN 3 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR BABY WAS DUE (PRETERM OR EARLY LABOR)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1649 993 70.7 67.8-73.5 656 29.3 26.5-32.2
Age
< 20 years 229 121 62.9 54.2-70.9 108 37.1 29.1-45.8
20-24 years 438 247 65.6 59.6-71.2 191 34.4 28.8-40.4
25-34 years 800 513 74.9 70.9-78.5 287 25.1 21.5-29.1
35+ years 182 112 74.9 66.1-82.1 70 25.1 17.9-33.9
Race
White 1118 690 72.2 68.9-75.3 428 27.8 24.7-31.1
Black 471 261 65.7 59.3-71.7 210 34.3 28.3-40.7
Other 60 42 75.3 59.1-86.5 18 24.7 13.5-40.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 170 124 83.6 75.6-89.3 46 16.4 10.7-24.4
No 1477 868 68.9 65.8-71.9 609 31.1 28.1-34.2
Education
< High School 362 208 68.9 62.2-74.9 154 31.1 25.1-37.8
High School 513 288 64.6 59.0-69.9 225 35.4 30.1-41.0
> High School 770 495 75.6 71.7-79.2 275 24.4 20.8-28.3
Marital Status
Married 1041 665 73.7 70.2-76.8 376 26.3 23.2-29.8
Other 608 328 65.3 59.9-70.3 280 34.7 29.7-40.1
Income
15,999 or less 503 268 65.1 59.2-70.6 235 34.9 29.4-40.8
16,000-24,999 182 103 64.8 55.3-73.2 79 35.2 26.8-44.7
25,000-39,999 249 147 65.8 57.9-72.9 102 34.2 27.1-42.1
40,000 or more 556 370 77.9 73.4-81.8 186 22.1 18.2-26.6
WIC recipient
No 855 556 77.1 73.5-80.4 299 22.9 19.6-26.5
Yes 789 435 64.2 59.7-68.5 354 35.8 31.5-40.3
Medicaid recipient
No 819 543 77.3 73.6-80.6 276 22.7 19.4-26.4
Yes 830 450 63.8 59.3-68.1 380 36.2 31.9-40.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 317 151 47.5 42.5-52.6 166 52.5 47.4-57.5
1500 - 2499 grams 493 225 45.6 41.4-50.0 268 54.4 50.0-58.6
2500+ grams 839 617 72.9 69.7-75.8 222 27.1 24.2-30.3

#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.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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