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2006 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 673 543 86.2 82.7-89.1 130 13.8 10.9-17.3
Age
< 20 years 15 13 88.0 54.6-97.8 2 12.0 2.2-45.4
20-24 years 125 91 80.2 70.3-87.3 34 19.8 12.7-29.7
25-34 years 389 323 88.3 83.9-91.6 66 11.7 8.4-16.1
35+ years 144 116 85.7 76.5-91.8 28 14.3 8.2-23.5
Race
White 477 392 87.1 82.9-90.4 85 12.9 9.6-17.1
Black 150 115 86.3 78.3-91.7 35 13.7 8.3-21.7
Other 46 36 76.9 58.7-88.6 10 23.1 11.4-41.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 100 79 82.1 71.2-89.5 21 17.9 10.5-28.8
No 573 464 87.1 83.3-90.1 109 12.9 9.9-16.7
Education
< High School 116 86 77.0 66.1-85.2 30 23.0 14.8-33.9
High School 200 159 84.6 77.0-89.9 41 15.4 10.1-23.0
> High School 355 296 90.5 86.5-93.4 59 9.5 6.6-13.5
Marital Status
Married 482 393 87.7 83.9-90.7 89 12.3 9.3-16.1
Other 191 150 83.4 75.4-89.1 41 16.6 10.9-24.6
Income
14,999 or less 168 127 77.8 69.0-84.7 41 22.2 15.3-31.0
15,000-24,999 94 76 85.8 74.2-92.7 18 14.2 7.3-25.8
25,000-49,999 143 114 88.0 80.7-92.7 29 12.0 7.3-19.3
50,000 or more 218 188 94.0 89.6-96.6 30 6.0 3.4-10.4
WIC recipient
No 380 319 89.7 85.5-92.8 61 10.3 7.2-14.5
Yes 285 218 81.7 75.4-86.6 67 18.3 13.4-24.6
Medicaid recipient
No 330 275 89.6 85.2-92.8 55 10.4 7.2-14.8
Yes 343 268 83.1 77.5-87.6 75 16.9 12.4-22.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 252 171 67.3 60.9-73.1 81 32.7 26.9-39.1
2500+ grams 421 372 87.5 83.7-90.5 49 12.5 9.5-16.3

~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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