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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you any of the following things because of these problems? I WENT TO THE HOSPITAL OR EMERGENCY ROOM AND STAYED LESS THAN 1 DAY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 915 542 59.6 55.2-63.9 373 40.4 36.1-44.8
Age
< 20 years 96 46 50.2 37.2-63.2 50 49.8 36.8-62.8
20-24 years 206 111 53.7 44.6-62.7 95 46.3 37.3-55.4
25-34 years 467 293 63.6 57.5-69.3 174 36.4 30.7-42.5
35+ years 146 92 65.1 53.5-75.1 54 34.9 24.9-46.5
Race
White 648 405 64.6 59.5-69.3 243 35.4 30.7-40.5
Black 222 106 44.6 35.7-53.9 116 55.4 46.1-64.3
Other 45 31 77.7 58.2-89.7 14 22.3 10.3-41.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 108 65 67.8 55.6-77.9 43 32.2 22.1-44.4
No 807 477 58.3 53.5-62.9 330 41.7 37.1-46.5
Education
< High School 150 86 64.0 53.2-73.5 64 36.0 26.5-46.8
High School 293 169 53.5 45.5-61.3 124 46.5 38.7-54.5
> High School 471 286 61.6 55.6-67.2 185 38.4 32.8-44.4
Marital Status
Married 571 354 62.3 56.8-67.4 217 37.7 32.6-43.2
Other 344 188 56.5 49.2-63.4 156 43.5 36.6-50.8
Income
14,999 or less 254 143 57.5 48.9-65.7 111 42.5 34.3-51.1
15,000-24,999 120 68 56.1 43.7-67.8 52 43.9 32.2-56.3
25,000-49,999 182 100 55.0 45.4-64.3 82 45.0 35.7-54.6
50,000 or more 271 183 68.5 60.8-75.3 88 31.5 24.7-39.2
WIC recipient
No 496 320 66.7 60.8-72.0 176 33.3 28.0-39.2
Yes 416 221 52.9 46.4-59.4 195 47.1 40.6-53.6
Medicaid recipient
No 432 282 67.8 61.7-73.3 150 32.2 26.7-38.3
Yes 483 260 53.6 47.4-59.7 223 46.4 40.3-52.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 496 287 56.4 51.8-60.9 209 43.6 39.1-48.2
2500+ grams 419 255 60.0 55.1-64.8 164 40.0 35.2-44.9

*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.

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