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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE HYPERTENSION (INCLUDING PREGNANCY-INDUCED HYPERTENSION [PIH], PREECLAMPSIA, OR TOXEMIA)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1658 1379 88.4 86.4-90.2 279 11.6 9.8-13.6
Age
< 20 years 196 163 88.0 81.0-92.6 33 12.0 7.4-19.0
20-24 years 396 340 91.9 88.2-94.5 56 8.1 5.5-11.8
25-34 years 836 699 88.3 85.4-90.7 137 11.7 9.3-14.6
35+ years 230 177 82.4 75.5-87.6 53 17.6 12.4-24.5
Race
White 1144 965 89.1 86.8-91.1 179 10.9 8.9-13.2
Black 443 348 85.1 80.1-88.9 95 14.9 11.1-19.9
Other 71 66 94.6 83.2-98.4 5 5.4 1.6-16.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 208 188 92.8 87.5-95.9 20 7.2 4.1-12.5
No 1447 1188 87.6 85.3-89.5 259 12.4 10.5-14.7
Education
< High School 329 292 92.9 88.7-95.6 37 7.1 4.4-11.3
High School 452 371 86.7 82.3-90.1 81 13.3 9.9-17.7
> High School 871 710 87.4 84.5-89.8 161 12.6 10.2-15.5
Marital Status
Married 1009 843 88.5 86.0-90.7 166 11.5 9.3-14.0
Other 649 536 88.2 84.8-91.0 113 11.8 9.0-15.2
Income
14,999 or less 444 369 88.6 84.3-91.8 75 11.4 8.2-15.7
15,000-24,999 256 208 88.4 82.8-92.4 48 11.6 7.6-17.2
25,000-49,999 304 252 88.4 83.4-92.1 52 11.6 7.9-16.6
50,000 or more 542 450 87.6 83.9-90.5 92 12.4 9.5-16.1
WIC recipient
No 946 792 89.1 86.5-91.2 154 10.9 8.8-13.5
Yes 699 578 88.0 84.7-90.7 121 12.0 9.3-15.3
Medicaid recipient
No 787 647 87.1 84.0-89.7 140 12.9 10.3-16.0
Yes 871 732 89.5 86.7-91.8 139 10.5 8.2-13.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 765 580 76.2 73.2-79.0 185 23.8 21.0-26.8
2500+ grams 893 799 89.5 87.3-91.4 94 10.5 8.6-12.7

#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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