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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Overnight Hospitalization Stay During Pregnancy*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1246 861 84.6 82.1-86.8 385 15.4 13.2-17.9
Age
< 20 years 120 86 85.4 75.9-91.6 34 14.6 8.4-24.1
20-24 years 279 197 84.8 79.3-89.0 82 15.2 11.0-20.7
25-34 years 641 444 83.3 79.6-86.5 197 16.7 13.5-20.4
35+ years 206 134 88.2 82.8-92.1 72 11.8 7.9-17.2
Race
White 905 632 85.4 82.5-87.9 273 14.6 12.1-17.5
Black 271 175 82.1 75.8-87.0 96 17.9 13.0-24.2
Other 70 54 85.8 71.3-93.6 16 14.2 6.4-28.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 148 110 86.1 77.7-91.7 38 13.9 8.3-22.3
No 1098 751 84.4 81.7-86.7 347 15.6 13.3-18.3
Education
< High School 191 138 84.2 76.5-89.7 53 15.8 10.3-23.5
High School 375 245 82.2 77.1-86.4 130 17.8 13.6-22.9
> High School 679 477 86.1 82.9-88.8 202 13.9 11.2-17.1
Marital Status
Married 822 575 86.0 83.1-88.5 247 14.0 11.5-16.9
Other 424 286 82.5 77.7-86.5 138 17.5 13.5-22.3
Income
14,999 or less 319 211 81.8 76.1-86.4 108 18.2 13.6-23.9
15,000-24,999 160 111 83.0 74.7-89.0 49 17.0 11.0-25.3
25,000-49,999 246 170 85.5 79.9-89.8 76 14.5 10.2-20.1
50,000 or more 412 292 88.1 84.2-91.0 120 11.9 9.0-15.8
WIC recipient
No 711 497 86.1 82.8-88.8 214 13.9 11.2-17.2
Yes 532 362 82.9 78.8-86.4 170 17.1 13.6-21.2
Medicaid recipient
No 635 448 87.0 83.7-89.7 187 13.0 10.3-16.3
Yes 611 413 82.5 78.5-85.8 198 17.5 14.2-21.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 565 259 47.7 43.4-52.0 306 52.3 48.0-56.6
2500+ grams 681 602 88.0 85.2-90.4 79 12.0 9.6-14.8

*Data in this table are recorded responses to survey question 27. Did you do any of the following things because of these problems?

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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