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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you any of the following things because of these problems? I WENT TO THE HOSPITAL AND STAYED MORE THAN 7 DAYS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1129 1029 96.3 94.8-97.3 100 3.7 2.7- 5.2
Age
< 20 years 132 123 98.4 96.9-99.2 9 1.6 0.8- 3.1
20-24 years 316 281 96.0 93.0-97.7 35 4.0 2.3- 7.0
25-34 years 540 499 96.2 93.8-97.8 41 3.8 2.2- 6.2
35+ years 141 126 94.9 88.5-97.8 15 5.1 2.2-11.5
Race
White 762 711 97.3 95.6-98.3 51 2.7 1.7- 4.4
Black 323 277 92.4 87.9-95.3 46 7.6 4.7-12.1
Other 44 41 98.8 96.1-99.6 3 1.2 0.4- 3.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 110 96.4 89.8-98.8 7 3.6 1.2-10.2
No 1011 918 96.2 94.7-97.3 93 3.8 2.7- 5.3
Education
< High School 268 245 96.2 92.8-98.0 23 3.8 2.0- 7.2
High School 352 317 95.8 92.4-97.7 35 4.2 2.3- 7.6
> High School 507 465 96.6 94.4-98.0 42 3.4 2.0- 5.6
Marital Status
Married 683 628 97.3 95.7-98.3 55 2.7 1.7- 4.3
Other 446 401 94.6 91.3-96.6 45 5.4 3.4- 8.7
Income
15,999 or less 336 302 94.3 90.3-96.7 34 5.7 3.3- 9.7
16,000-24,999 150 138 96.5 91.3-98.6 12 3.5 1.4- 8.7
25,000-39,999 165 147 96.8 93.1-98.6 18 3.2 1.4- 6.9
40,000 or more 352 325 97.1 94.6-98.5 27 2.9 1.5- 5.4
WIC recipient
No 557 516 97.7 96.2-98.6 41 2.3 1.4- 3.8
Yes 563 504 94.8 92.1-96.6 59 5.2 3.4- 7.9
Medicaid recipient
No 511 475 97.8 96.1-98.7 36 2.2 1.3- 3.9
Yes 618 554 95.0 92.5-96.7 64 5.0 3.3- 7.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 614 526 85.5 82.6-88.1 88 14.5 11.9-17.4
2500+ grams 515 503 97.6 95.8-98.6 12 2.4 1.4- 4.2

#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 22MAR05

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