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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PREMATURITY

Days Between Due Date and Birth

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
2 weeks or less 3 to 4 weeks 4 to 8 weeks More than 8 weeks
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1272 592 74.1 71.2-76.8 276 17.6 15.1-20.4 262 5.7 4.7- 6.8 142 2.6 2.1- 3.3
Age
< 20 years 130 60 75.7 65.4-83.7 25 16.6 9.5-27.4 30 5.0 3.3- 7.4 15 2.7 1.6- 4.6
20-24 years 324 157 76.8 71.1-81.7 69 15.0 10.8-20.4 56 5.1 3.4- 7.7 42 3.1 1.9- 5.0
25-34 years 649 302 73.2 69.0-77.0 147 19.3 15.7-23.4 135 5.4 4.1- 7.1 65 2.2 1.6- 3.0
35+ years 169 73 70.4 61.6-77.9 35 17.5 11.4-25.9 41 8.7 5.3-13.9 20 3.5 1.7- 6.9
Race
White 878 422 73.7 70.2-76.9 193 18.8 15.8-22.2 185 5.5 4.4- 6.9 78 2.0 1.4- 2.7
Black 342 143 74.4 68.4-79.7 70 13.7 9.6-19.3 69 6.8 4.7- 9.6 60 5.0 3.4- 7.4
Other 52 27 79.2 64.4-88.9 13 16.6 7.7-32.1 8 2.7 1.3- 5.6 4 1.5 0.5- 3.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 141 76 79.2 70.8-85.6 27 15.1 9.4-23.4 24 4.1 2.1- 7.7 14 1.7 1.0- 2.9
No 1131 516 73.2 70.0-76.1 249 18.1 15.4-21.1 238 6.0 4.9- 7.3 128 2.8 2.2- 3.6
Education
< High School 255 123 74.3 67.3-80.2 57 17.6 12.3-24.4 48 4.6 3.0- 6.9 27 3.5 1.9- 6.4
High School 352 167 78.3 73.1-82.8 62 13.3 9.4-18.4 72 5.0 3.6- 7.0 51 3.4 2.3- 4.9
> High School 662 300 71.4 67.1-75.3 157 20.3 16.7-24.4 141 6.6 5.0- 8.6 64 1.8 1.4- 2.2
Marital Status
Married 775 363 72.9 69.1-76.4 169 18.6 15.4-22.2 165 6.3 4.9- 8.0 78 2.2 1.6- 3.1
Other 497 229 75.8 71.0-80.0 107 16.2 12.4-20.9 97 4.8 3.6- 6.4 64 3.2 2.3- 4.5
Income
14,999 or less 377 175 76.7 71.3-81.3 75 14.2 10.3-19.3 83 5.7 4.1- 7.8 44 3.4 2.1- 5.4
15,000-24,999 202 92 74.0 66.2-80.6 49 17.7 12.0-25.4 35 5.5 3.2- 9.5 26 2.7 1.8- 4.1
25,000-49,999 263 136 75.5 68.9-81.0 51 17.3 12.3-23.7 46 4.6 2.9- 7.4 30 2.6 1.5- 4.5
50,000 or more 335 150 70.9 64.8-76.3 76 20.6 15.7-26.5 79 6.9 4.8-10.0 30 1.6 1.1- 2.3
WIC recipient
No 639 302 74.6 70.5-78.3 131 17.2 13.9-21.2 141 6.0 4.6- 7.7 65 2.2 1.6- 3.1
Yes 624 284 73.3 68.9-77.2 144 18.3 14.7-22.5 120 5.5 4.1- 7.2 76 3.0 2.1- 4.2
Medicaid recipient
No 578 272 73.7 69.4-77.7 121 17.4 14.0-21.6 129 6.8 5.0- 9.0 56 2.1 1.4- 3.0
Yes 694 320 74.3 70.3-78.0 155 17.8 14.4-21.7 133 4.8 3.8- 6.1 86 3.1 2.3- 4.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 649 93 14.7 12.2-17.7 169 26.1 22.9-29.6 248 37.5 34.0-41.3 139 21.6 18.6-24.9
2500+ grams 623 499 80.7 77.4-83.6 107 16.7 13.9-19.8 14 2.1 1.3- 3.5 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 40 (When was your baby due?) and 42 (When was your baby born?)

#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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