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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? SEVERE NAUSEA, VOMITING, OR DEHYDRATION

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1534 1058 72.8 70.0-75.5 476 27.2 24.5-30.0
Age
< 20 years 198 130 68.8 59.8-76.6 68 31.2 23.4-40.2
20-24 years 400 245 68.2 62.3-73.5 155 31.8 26.5-37.7
25-34 years 750 540 75.6 71.7-79.2 210 24.4 20.8-28.3
35+ years 186 143 75.4 67.0-82.1 43 24.6 17.9-33.0
Race
White 1055 769 76.2 73.0-79.1 286 23.8 20.9-27.0
Black 405 242 64.1 57.5-70.2 163 35.9 29.8-42.5
Other 74 47 62.7 48.7-74.8 27 37.3 25.2-51.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 158 121 82.5 74.4-88.4 37 17.5 11.6-25.6
No 1376 937 71.6 68.6-74.5 439 28.4 25.5-31.4
Education
< High School 345 236 73.5 67.5-78.8 109 26.5 21.2-32.5
High School 437 273 68.3 62.4-73.6 164 31.7 26.4-37.6
> High School 749 546 74.9 71.0-78.5 203 25.1 21.5-29.0
Marital Status
Married 972 701 74.3 70.9-77.4 271 25.7 22.6-29.1
Other 562 357 69.8 64.6-74.6 205 30.2 25.4-35.4
Income
15,999 or less 454 279 66.9 61.1-72.2 175 33.1 27.8-38.9
16,000-24,999 171 119 73.9 65.0-81.3 52 26.1 18.7-35.0
25,000-39,999 206 141 72.5 64.4-79.4 65 27.5 20.6-35.6
40,000 or more 550 413 76.9 72.5-80.8 137 23.1 19.2-27.5
WIC recipient
No 831 611 76.4 72.7-79.7 220 23.6 20.3-27.3
Yes 693 439 68.2 63.7-72.4 254 31.8 27.6-36.3
Medicaid recipient
No 750 564 77.3 73.6-80.7 186 22.7 19.3-26.4
Yes 784 494 67.9 63.6-72.0 290 32.1 28.0-36.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 686 431 62.3 58.6-65.8 255 37.7 34.2-41.4
2500+ grams 848 627 73.7 70.7-76.6 221 26.3 23.4-29.3

#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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