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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Health of Previous Live Births*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No prev live birth Normal birthwt and term LBW or preterm
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1487 736 44.5 41.4-47.7 540 44.6 41.5-47.8 211 10.9 9.1-12.9
Age
< 20 years 197 167 79.8 71.1-86.4 14 11.8 6.8-19.7 16 8.4 4.5-15.2
20-24 years 387 203 48.1 42.0-54.4 129 42.8 36.8-49.1 55 9.0 6.2-13.1
25-34 years 723 309 38.3 34.0-42.7 307 50.1 45.7-54.6 107 11.6 9.0-14.7
35+ years 180 57 27.2 20.0-35.8 90 58.5 49.6-67.0 33 14.3 9.1-21.7
Race
White 1028 499 44.2 40.5-47.8 403 46.6 43.0-50.3 126 9.2 7.3-11.5
Black 387 190 41.4 34.8-48.3 120 41.9 35.2-48.9 77 16.7 12.2-22.5
Other 72 47 63.0 48.8-75.3 17 27.3 16.6-41.4 8 9.7 4.0-21.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 155 72 46.0 36.7-55.5 51 37.3 28.6-47.0 32 16.7 10.8-25.0
No 1332 664 44.3 41.0-47.7 489 45.5 42.2-48.9 179 10.1 8.3-12.3
Education
< High School 330 162 43.2 36.8-49.9 101 38.6 32.3-45.3 67 18.1 13.6-23.8
High School 424 190 40.4 34.5-46.5 163 47.3 41.2-53.5 71 12.3 8.9-16.8
> High School 730 382 47.5 43.1-51.9 275 46.0 41.6-50.4 73 6.6 4.8- 9.0
Marital Status
Married 948 417 39.9 36.3-43.7 406 50.7 46.9-54.6 125 9.3 7.4-11.7
Other 539 319 54.0 48.4-59.6 134 31.9 26.8-37.4 86 14.1 10.7-18.4
Income
15,999 or less 441 219 44.6 38.7-50.6 130 38.5 32.8-44.6 92 16.9 12.9-21.8
16,000-24,999 166 75 38.2 29.4-47.9 66 49.5 40.0-59.1 25 12.2 7.3-19.8
25,000-39,999 196 92 46.5 37.9-55.3 75 44.4 35.9-53.2 29 9.1 5.3-15.2
40,000 or more 534 264 43.9 39.0-49.0 226 50.4 45.4-55.5 44 5.6 3.8- 8.3
WIC recipient
No 803 399 44.8 40.6-49.0 320 47.7 43.5-52.0 84 7.5 5.6- 9.9
Yes 670 332 44.8 40.0-49.6 216 40.8 36.1-45.6 122 14.5 11.4-18.1
Medicaid recipient
No 733 373 45.4 41.2-49.8 288 47.0 42.7-51.4 72 7.5 5.6-10.1
Yes 754 363 43.5 39.0-48.1 252 42.0 37.5-46.6 139 14.6 11.6-18.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 671 377 53.0 49.2-56.7 161 25.4 22.3-28.9 133 21.6 18.6-24.9
2500+ grams 816 359 43.8 40.4-47.2 379 46.3 42.9-49.7 78 9.9 8.0-12.2

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 7-9.

#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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