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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY

After your baby was born, how long did he or she stay in the hospital?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Never in or 0-2 nights 3-5 nights More than 6 nights
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1033 634 63.6 60.0-67.0 391 36.3 32.8-39.9 8 0.1 0.1- 0.3
Age
< 20 years 103 63 63.4 51.4-73.9 39 36.3 25.8-48.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
20-24 years 230 134 60.2 52.4-67.4 94 39.7 32.4-47.4 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6
25-34 years 543 341 64.4 59.5-69.0 198 35.6 30.9-40.5 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
35+ years 157 96 66.7 57.4-74.9 60 33.2 25.0-42.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Race
White 762 491 68.1 64.1-71.8 266 31.8 28.1-35.8 5 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Black 214 112 52.5 44.2-60.6 99 47.2 39.1-55.5 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Other 57 31 52.4 37.1-67.4 26 47.6 32.6-62.9 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 82 56.2 46.7-65.4 69 43.8 34.6-53.3 0 0.0 . - .
No 882 552 65.1 61.2-68.7 322 34.8 31.1-38.6 8 0.2 0.1- 0.3
Education
< High School 168 87 53.7 44.3-62.8 81 46.3 37.2-55.7 0 0.0 . - .
High School 291 181 63.8 56.9-70.1 107 36.0 29.7-42.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7
> High School 572 364 67.1 62.6-71.4 203 32.7 28.5-37.3 5 0.1 0.1- 0.3
Marital Status
Married 675 436 68.0 63.9-71.9 234 31.9 28.0-36.0 5 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Other 358 198 57.1 50.7-63.2 157 42.7 36.6-49.1 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6
Income
14,999 or less 284 160 57.9 50.6-64.8 122 42.0 35.1-49.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
15,000-24,999 126 82 70.6 60.6-78.9 43 29.3 20.9-39.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
25,000-49,999 197 124 61.1 53.1-68.6 71 38.8 31.3-46.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5
50,000 or more 342 227 71.9 66.3-76.9 112 27.9 22.9-33.5 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7
WIC recipient
No 576 382 68.6 64.0-72.9 189 31.3 27.0-35.9 5 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Yes 450 249 57.8 52.2-63.2 198 42.1 36.7-47.7 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5
Medicaid recipient
No 524 344 69.7 65.0-73.9 176 30.2 26.0-34.9 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Yes 509 290 58.2 52.9-63.4 215 41.6 36.5-46.9 4 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 318 162 50.9 45.2-56.6 148 46.5 40.8-52.2 8 2.6 1.2- 5.4
2500+ grams 715 472 64.2 60.5-67.8 243 35.8 32.2-39.5 0 0.0 . - .

~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.

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