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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Did the baby born just before your new one weigh 5 pounds, 8 ounces (2.5 kilos) or less at birth?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 780 601 85.7 82.5-88.4 179 14.3 11.6-17.5
Age
< 20 years 38 22 72.2 51.1-86.6 16 27.8 13.4-48.9
20-24 years 175 135 88.4 81.9-92.8 40 11.6 7.2-18.1
25-34 years 447 345 84.2 79.6-87.9 102 15.8 12.1-20.4
35+ years 120 99 91.7 84.4-95.7 21 8.3 4.3-15.6
Race
White 531 437 88.1 84.5-91.0 94 11.9 9.0-15.5
Black 218 141 78.3 70.4-84.5 77 21.7 15.5-29.6
Other 31 23 84.0 62.2-94.4 8 16.0 5.6-37.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 99 70 76.0 64.8-84.6 29 24.0 15.4-35.2
No 681 531 87.6 84.4-90.2 150 12.4 9.8-15.6
Education
< High School 190 126 75.7 67.4-82.5 64 24.3 17.5-32.6
High School 225 172 86.1 79.8-90.6 53 13.9 9.4-20.2
> High School 364 302 91.4 87.7-94.1 62 8.6 5.9-12.3
Marital Status
Married 497 409 90.3 86.9-92.9 88 9.7 7.1-13.1
Other 283 192 78.2 71.7-83.6 91 21.8 16.4-28.3
Income
14,999 or less 232 160 76.0 68.5-82.2 72 24.0 17.8-31.5
15,000-24,999 132 103 90.0 82.6-94.5 29 10.0 5.5-17.4
25,000-49,999 179 145 90.5 84.7-94.2 34 9.5 5.8-15.3
50,000 or more 182 159 93.6 88.4-96.6 23 6.4 3.4-11.6
WIC recipient
No 386 314 88.8 84.4-92.0 72 11.2 8.0-15.6
Yes 387 282 82.7 77.6-86.8 105 17.3 13.2-22.4
Medicaid recipient
No 340 286 91.7 87.8-94.5 54 8.3 5.5-12.2
Yes 440 315 81.2 76.3-85.3 125 18.8 14.7-23.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 330 202 60.0 54.6-65.1 128 40.0 34.9-45.4
2500+ grams 450 399 87.8 84.3-90.6 51 12.2 9.4-15.7

#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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