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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-INFANT

After your baby was born, was he or she put in an intensive care unit?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1537 1094 89.3 87.6-90.8 443 10.7 9.2-12.4
Age
< 20 years 197 139 88.9 83.3-92.8 58 11.1 7.2-16.7
20-24 years 404 288 87.1 83.0-90.3 116 12.9 9.7-17.0
25-34 years 750 535 90.0 87.6-92.0 215 10.0 8.0-12.4
35+ years 186 132 91.6 86.9-94.8 54 8.4 5.2-13.1
Race
White 1054 781 90.2 88.2-91.9 273 9.8 8.1-11.8
Black 408 256 86.1 82.0-89.3 152 13.9 10.7-18.0
Other 75 57 90.8 81.2-95.7 18 9.2 4.3-18.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 114 86.1 79.1-91.0 48 13.9 9.0-20.9
No 1375 980 89.7 87.9-91.2 395 10.3 8.8-12.1
Education
< High School 346 247 87.7 83.4-90.9 99 12.3 9.1-16.6
High School 440 297 87.4 83.6-90.3 143 12.6 9.7-16.4
> High School 748 548 91.4 89.2-93.2 200 8.6 6.8-10.8
Marital Status
Married 974 731 91.0 89.0-92.6 243 9.0 7.4-11.0
Other 563 363 85.9 82.4-88.7 200 14.1 11.3-17.6
Income
15,999 or less 459 304 85.7 81.7-88.9 155 14.3 11.1-18.3
16,000-24,999 172 116 89.4 83.8-93.2 56 10.6 6.8-16.2
25,000-39,999 207 155 91.7 87.1-94.8 52 8.3 5.2-12.9
40,000 or more 545 408 91.5 88.8-93.5 137 8.5 6.5-11.2
WIC recipient
No 833 603 90.0 87.7-91.9 230 10.0 8.1-12.3
Yes 691 481 88.3 85.5-90.6 210 11.7 9.4-14.5
Medicaid recipient
No 751 563 91.4 89.2-93.2 188 8.6 6.8-10.8
Yes 786 531 87.0 84.2-89.3 255 13.0 10.7-15.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 689 302 43.5 39.9-47.2 387 56.5 52.8-60.1
2500+ grams 848 792 93.3 91.4-94.8 56 6.7 5.2- 8.6

#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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