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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? LABOR PAINS MORE THAN 3 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR BABY WAS DUE (PRETERM OR EARLY LABOR)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1532 931 72.5 69.8-75.2 601 27.5 24.8-30.2
Age
< 20 years 199 105 64.4 55.4-72.5 94 35.6 27.5-44.6
20-24 years 396 224 71.3 65.6-76.4 172 28.7 23.6-34.4
25-34 years 749 469 73.7 69.8-77.3 280 26.3 22.7-30.2
35+ years 188 133 78.2 70.4-84.4 55 21.8 15.6-29.6
Race
White 1053 661 73.4 70.2-76.5 392 26.6 23.5-29.8
Black 405 214 67.7 61.3-73.4 191 32.3 26.6-38.7
Other 74 56 81.0 68.1-89.5 18 19.0 10.5-31.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 159 100 78.1 69.7-84.7 59 21.9 15.3-30.3
No 1373 831 71.9 68.9-74.7 542 28.1 25.3-31.1
Education
< High School 344 189 67.3 61.0-73.0 155 32.7 27.0-39.0
High School 436 242 66.7 60.9-72.1 194 33.3 27.9-39.1
> High School 749 499 78.5 74.9-81.7 250 21.5 18.3-25.1
Marital Status
Married 971 627 75.0 71.7-78.1 344 25.0 21.9-28.3
Other 561 304 67.4 62.2-72.2 257 32.6 27.8-37.8
Income
15,999 or less 454 242 64.7 58.9-70.1 212 35.3 29.9-41.1
16,000-24,999 170 97 69.7 60.5-77.5 73 30.3 22.5-39.5
25,000-39,999 207 128 77.6 70.1-83.7 79 22.4 16.3-29.9
40,000 or more 548 381 78.3 74.0-82.0 167 21.7 18.0-26.0
WIC recipient
No 833 547 77.0 73.5-80.2 286 23.0 19.8-26.5
Yes 689 378 67.1 62.6-71.3 311 32.9 28.7-37.4
Medicaid recipient
No 751 501 77.1 73.4-80.4 250 22.9 19.6-26.6
Yes 781 430 67.5 63.2-71.5 351 32.5 28.5-36.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 688 293 41.6 38.1-45.3 395 58.4 54.7-61.9
2500+ grams 844 638 75.3 72.2-78.1 206 24.7 21.9-27.8

#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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