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2005 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 528 430 87.6 83.8-90.6 98 12.4 9.4-16.2
Age
< 20 years 16 14 96.3 85.4-99.2 2 3.7 0.8-14.6
20-24 years 102 74 80.3 69.2-88.1 28 19.7 11.9-30.8
25-34 years 304 251 88.4 83.4-92.0 53 11.6 8.0-16.6
35+ years 106 91 92.5 83.6-96.8 15 7.5 3.2-16.4
Race
White 376 318 89.3 85.0-92.4 58 10.7 7.6-15.0
Black 130 95 81.4 70.6-88.8 35 18.6 11.2-29.4
Other 22 17 82.6 54.6-94.9 5 17.4 5.1-45.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 78 63 81.0 68.9-89.2 15 19.0 10.8-31.1
No 450 367 89.2 85.3-92.1 83 10.8 7.9-14.7
Education
< High School 111 82 79.1 68.6-86.7 29 20.9 13.3-31.4
High School 166 129 85.9 77.9-91.3 37 14.1 8.7-22.1
> High School 251 219 93.0 88.7-95.8 32 7.0 4.2-11.3
Marital Status
Married 365 306 90.4 86.3-93.4 59 9.6 6.6-13.7
Other 163 124 81.1 72.1-87.6 39 18.9 12.4-27.9
Income
14,999 or less 152 110 84.4 76.1-90.2 42 15.6 9.8-23.9
15,000-24,999 90 77 90.9 80.7-96.0 13 9.1 4.0-19.3
25,000-49,999 93 81 89.7 80.0-95.0 12 10.3 5.0-20.0
50,000 or more 151 129 92.2 86.0-95.8 22 7.8 4.2-14.0
WIC recipient
No 284 243 90.3 85.4-93.7 41 9.7 6.3-14.6
Yes 238 183 84.7 78.1-89.5 55 15.3 10.5-21.9
Medicaid recipient
No 232 198 92.3 87.6-95.3 34 7.7 4.7-12.4
Yes 296 232 83.8 77.8-88.4 64 16.2 11.6-22.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 216 150 69.3 62.9-75.1 66 30.7 24.9-37.1
2500+ grams 312 280 89.0 84.8-92.1 32 11.0 7.9-15.2

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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.

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