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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you have any of these problems during your pregnancy? HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (INCLUDING PREECLAMPSIA OR TOXEMIA) OR RETAINED WATER (EDEMA)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1531 1140 80.0 77.5-82.4 391 20.0 17.6-22.5
Age
< 20 years 197 155 85.7 78.3-90.9 42 14.3 9.1-21.7
20-24 years 398 291 78.5 73.1-83.0 107 21.5 17.0-26.9
25-34 years 747 556 80.0 76.3-83.2 191 20.0 16.8-23.7
35+ years 189 138 78.4 70.5-84.7 51 21.6 15.3-29.5
Race
White 1050 790 81.3 78.3-83.9 260 18.7 16.1-21.7
Black 407 291 75.7 69.5-81.0 116 24.3 19.0-30.5
Other 74 59 81.7 68.7-90.1 15 18.3 9.9-31.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 156 124 86.5 78.9-91.6 32 13.5 8.4-21.1
No 1375 1016 79.3 76.5-81.8 359 20.7 18.2-23.5
Education
< High School 343 265 82.2 76.7-86.6 78 17.8 13.4-23.3
High School 437 300 74.2 68.6-79.1 137 25.8 20.9-31.4
> High School 748 572 82.2 78.7-85.2 176 17.8 14.8-21.3
Marital Status
Married 973 729 80.4 77.3-83.2 244 19.6 16.8-22.7
Other 558 411 79.3 74.5-83.3 147 20.7 16.7-25.5
Income
15,999 or less 453 337 79.8 74.6-84.1 116 20.2 15.9-25.4
16,000-24,999 170 125 79.0 70.4-85.7 45 21.0 14.3-29.6
25,000-39,999 207 144 72.5 64.2-79.4 63 27.5 20.6-35.8
40,000 or more 550 416 82.2 78.2-85.6 134 17.8 14.4-21.8
WIC recipient
No 833 623 80.6 77.2-83.6 210 19.4 16.4-22.8
Yes 688 509 79.1 75.0-82.7 179 20.9 17.3-25.0
Medicaid recipient
No 752 557 79.9 76.3-83.1 195 20.1 16.9-23.7
Yes 779 583 80.2 76.4-83.5 196 19.8 16.5-23.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 688 453 66.4 62.9-69.8 235 33.6 30.2-37.1
2500+ grams 843 687 81.2 78.5-83.8 156 18.8 16.2-21.5

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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