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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Health of Previous Live Births*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No prev live birth Normal birthwt and term LBW or preterm
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1608 802 45.0 41.9-48.2 568 44.6 41.4-47.9 238 10.4 8.6-12.5
Age
< 20 years 224 188 82.3 74.5-88.1 24 14.2 9.0-21.8 12 3.5 1.5- 8.0
20-24 years 428 209 45.9 39.7-52.1 132 39.8 33.8-46.2 87 14.3 10.5-19.2
25-34 years 778 347 38.6 34.4-43.0 320 51.2 46.7-55.7 111 10.2 7.7-13.3
35+ years 178 58 21.0 14.6-29.3 92 68.4 59.2-76.4 28 10.6 6.0-18.0
Race
White 1090 550 44.9 41.3-48.6 405 46.0 42.3-49.8 135 9.0 7.1-11.4
Black 460 215 44.1 37.6-50.9 151 43.0 36.4-49.8 94 12.9 9.2-17.9
Other 58 37 53.3 36.9-68.9 12 27.0 14.9-44.0 9 19.7 9.5-36.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 161 81 47.2 37.6-57.0 44 36.4 27.4-46.5 36 16.4 10.4-24.9
No 1446 721 44.7 41.4-48.1 524 45.8 42.4-49.2 201 9.5 7.7-11.7
Education
< High School 343 159 44.3 37.3-51.5 111 42.4 35.4-49.7 73 13.3 9.3-18.7
High School 503 242 44.7 38.9-50.5 173 42.4 36.7-48.3 88 12.9 9.5-17.4
> High School 758 401 45.9 41.5-50.4 282 46.8 42.4-51.3 75 7.2 5.2-10.0
Marital Status
Married 1014 488 41.2 37.6-45.0 399 49.5 45.7-53.4 127 9.2 7.2-11.7
Other 594 314 52.1 46.4-57.7 169 35.4 30.1-41.1 111 12.5 9.3-16.6
Income
15,999 or less 484 211 40.6 34.6-46.9 160 41.6 35.5-48.0 113 17.8 13.6-22.9
16,000-24,999 177 71 38.7 29.9-48.3 71 49.2 39.7-58.8 35 12.1 7.2-19.7
25,000-39,999 239 116 41.2 33.5-49.4 97 50.3 42.1-58.5 26 8.4 4.8-14.3
40,000 or more 550 310 48.8 43.7-53.9 196 45.5 40.4-50.7 44 5.8 3.8- 8.7
WIC recipient
No 837 439 45.2 41.0-49.5 314 46.5 42.2-50.9 84 8.2 6.1-11.1
Yes 758 360 45.3 40.6-50.1 246 41.9 37.2-46.7 152 12.8 10.0-16.2
Medicaid recipient
No 800 439 48.1 43.8-52.4 285 44.2 40.0-48.6 76 7.7 5.6-10.4
Yes 808 363 41.7 37.1-46.4 283 45.1 40.4-49.9 162 13.2 10.4-16.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 318 163 49.1 44.1-54.2 86 27.7 23.4-32.5 69 23.2 19.1-27.9
1500 - 2499 grams 480 260 51.8 47.4-56.2 121 26.4 22.7-30.6 99 21.8 18.3-25.7
2500+ grams 810 379 44.5 41.1-47.9 361 46.2 42.8-49.7 70 9.3 7.4-11.6

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 7-9.

#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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