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2004 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 1523 750 46.6 43.4-49.7 536 42.7 39.6-45.8 237 10.7 9.0-12.8
Age
< 20 years 162 124 75.8 66.0-83.5 18 14.6 8.7-23.6 20 9.5 5.0-17.4
20-24 years 402 227 52.8 46.6-58.9 120 39.2 33.3-45.4 55 8.1 5.5-11.7
25-34 years 773 331 40.1 35.9-44.4 309 47.4 43.0-51.8 133 12.6 9.9-15.8
35+ years 186 68 31.9 24.4-40.6 89 57.5 48.6-65.9 29 10.6 6.3-17.2
Race
White 1049 524 46.5 42.9-50.2 394 44.2 40.6-47.9 131 9.3 7.4-11.6
Black 411 194 44.8 38.2-51.5 120 39.1 32.7-45.8 97 16.1 12.0-21.4
Other 63 32 57.6 42.6-71.3 22 35.4 22.6-50.6 9 7.1 2.6-17.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 161 64 38.5 30.1-47.8 64 44.2 35.2-53.5 33 17.3 11.4-25.4
No 1362 686 47.9 44.5-51.2 472 42.4 39.2-45.8 204 9.7 7.9-11.7
Education
< High School 309 121 39.3 32.6-46.4 111 43.0 36.1-50.2 77 17.7 13.0-23.5
High School 438 214 43.1 37.2-49.1 155 45.2 39.3-51.3 69 11.7 8.4-16.0
> High School 773 413 51.9 47.6-56.2 269 41.1 37.0-45.4 91 6.9 5.1- 9.3
Marital Status
Married 929 436 45.0 41.1-48.9 367 46.2 42.4-50.2 126 8.8 6.9-11.1
Other 594 314 49.0 43.7-54.3 169 37.3 32.3-42.7 111 13.7 10.5-17.6
Income
14,999 or less 446 217 44.4 38.5-50.4 142 40.1 34.3-46.2 87 15.5 11.7-20.3
15,000-24,999 238 106 43.3 35.6-51.4 93 46.9 39.0-55.0 39 9.7 6.0-15.3
25,000-49,999 312 134 39.2 32.9-45.9 127 50.2 43.5-56.8 51 10.6 7.3-15.3
50,000 or more 407 226 53.8 47.9-59.5 147 41.2 35.5-47.0 34 5.1 3.1- 8.1
WIC recipient
No 774 391 47.9 43.6-52.2 288 43.7 39.5-48.1 95 8.4 6.3-11.1
Yes 735 352 45.4 40.8-50.0 244 41.6 37.1-46.3 139 13.0 10.3-16.3
Medicaid recipient
No 705 367 48.8 44.4-53.3 259 43.8 39.4-48.3 79 7.4 5.4-10.0
Yes 818 383 44.7 40.4-49.1 277 41.8 37.5-46.2 158 13.5 10.8-16.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 687 361 51.3 47.6-55.0 165 24.5 21.5-27.8 161 24.2 21.1-27.5
2500+ grams 836 389 46.1 42.8-49.6 371 44.3 40.9-47.7 76 9.6 7.7-11.8

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 8-10.

#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 02OCT06

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