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2002 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 1165 731 66.7 63.5-69.7 419 33.0 30.0-36.1 15 0.3 0.1- 0.7
Age
< 20 years 148 94 71.3 61.8-79.3 50 28.2 20.3-37.8 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3
20-24 years 312 202 68.6 62.4-74.3 108 31.3 25.6-37.5 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
25-34 years 576 361 65.9 61.4-70.1 208 33.7 29.5-38.2 7 0.4 0.1- 1.3
35+ years 129 74 61.2 51.7-69.9 53 38.5 29.8-48.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0
Race
White 827 525 67.7 64.1-71.1 295 32.0 28.6-35.6 7 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Black 278 168 62.3 54.9-69.2 102 37.1 30.3-44.6 8 0.6 0.3- 1.1
Other 60 38 69.5 55.3-80.8 22 30.5 19.2-44.7 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 128 77 64.5 54.7-73.2 50 34.5 25.9-44.2 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1
No 1037 654 67.0 63.6-70.2 369 32.8 29.6-36.2 14 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Education
< High School 266 160 63.8 57.0-70.2 103 35.5 29.2-42.4 3 0.6 0.1- 3.0
High School 318 203 67.2 60.9-73.0 107 32.3 26.5-38.7 8 0.4 0.2- 0.8
> High School 579 367 67.7 63.3-71.8 208 32.2 28.1-36.6 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 768 496 68.4 64.7-71.9 266 31.5 27.9-35.2 6 0.1 0.1- 0.3
Other 397 235 63.0 57.1-68.5 153 36.3 30.8-42.1 9 0.7 0.3- 2.1
Income
15,999 or less 333 199 62.7 56.4-68.7 126 36.4 30.5-42.8 8 0.8 0.3- 2.5
16,000-24,999 123 81 69.5 59.6-77.9 40 30.2 21.8-40.2 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9
25,000-39,999 157 98 69.0 60.3-76.6 58 30.9 23.3-39.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
40,000 or more 437 281 68.2 63.3-72.8 153 31.6 27.1-36.6 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
WIC recipient
No 646 401 66.9 62.7-70.8 237 33.0 29.0-37.1 8 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Yes 509 324 66.1 61.2-70.8 178 33.4 28.8-38.3 7 0.5 0.2- 1.6
Medicaid recipient
No 592 376 67.9 63.6-71.9 212 32.0 28.0-36.3 4 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Yes 573 355 65.3 60.6-69.8 207 34.1 29.7-38.8 11 0.6 0.2- 1.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 345 177 51.5 46.3-56.6 154 44.1 39.1-49.3 14 4.4 2.6- 7.2
2500+ grams 820 554 67.4 64.1-70.5 265 32.5 29.4-35.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9

#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 20JUL04

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