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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? SEVERE NAUSEA, VOMITING, OR DEHYDRATION

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1640 1128 71.9 69.0-74.6 512 28.1 25.4-31.0
Age
< 20 years 227 137 63.6 54.8-71.6 90 36.4 28.4-45.2
20-24 years 433 277 68.0 62.0-73.6 156 32.0 26.4-38.0
25-34 years 799 565 73.8 69.7-77.5 234 26.2 22.5-30.3
35+ years 181 149 84.0 75.9-89.8 32 16.0 10.2-24.1
Race
White 1110 790 74.6 71.3-77.7 320 25.4 22.3-28.7
Black 470 300 64.5 57.9-70.6 170 35.5 29.4-42.1
Other 60 38 68.3 51.7-81.2 22 31.7 18.8-48.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 114 75.4 66.3-82.6 50 24.6 17.4-33.7
No 1474 1013 71.4 68.3-74.4 461 28.6 25.6-31.7
Education
< High School 357 215 62.9 55.9-69.4 142 37.1 30.6-44.1
High School 509 340 73.8 68.5-78.5 169 26.2 21.5-31.5
> High School 770 570 75.2 71.1-78.8 200 24.8 21.2-28.9
Marital Status
Married 1038 754 75.0 71.6-78.2 284 25.0 21.8-28.4
Other 602 374 66.0 60.5-71.1 228 34.0 28.9-39.5
Income
15,999 or less 496 316 69.7 63.8-75.0 180 30.3 25.0-36.2
16,000-24,999 182 115 70.4 61.2-78.2 67 29.6 21.8-38.8
25,000-39,999 249 158 65.5 57.5-72.8 91 34.5 27.2-42.5
40,000 or more 556 432 77.8 73.3-81.8 124 22.2 18.2-26.7
WIC recipient
No 853 611 74.6 70.7-78.1 242 25.4 21.9-29.3
Yes 782 513 68.9 64.4-73.1 269 31.1 26.9-35.6
Medicaid recipient
No 818 596 75.2 71.3-78.6 222 24.8 21.4-28.7
Yes 822 532 68.4 63.9-72.6 290 31.6 27.4-36.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 315 208 64.8 59.8-69.6 107 35.2 30.4-40.2
1500 - 2499 grams 490 307 62.2 57.8-66.3 183 37.8 33.7-42.2
2500+ grams 835 613 72.7 69.5-75.6 222 27.3 24.4-30.5

#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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