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2007 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 1099 642 58.5 54.5-62.4 457 41.5 37.6-45.5
Age
< 20 years 146 70 44.5 33.9-55.5 76 55.5 44.5-66.1
20-24 years 253 128 48.9 40.6-57.2 125 51.1 42.8-59.4
25-34 years 548 341 63.5 58.0-68.8 207 36.5 31.2-42.0
35+ years 152 103 72.4 62.2-80.8 49 27.6 19.2-37.8
Race
White 733 442 60.6 56.0-65.1 291 39.4 34.9-44.0
Black 325 168 49.3 41.3-57.4 157 50.7 42.6-58.7
Other 41 32 76.8 56.4-89.4 9 23.2 10.6-43.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 124 72 58.8 47.8-68.9 52 41.2 31.1-52.2
No 973 569 58.4 54.1-62.6 404 41.6 37.4-45.9
Education
< High School 221 121 54.6 45.6-63.3 100 45.4 36.7-54.4
High School 310 156 50.8 43.3-58.2 154 49.2 41.8-56.7
> High School 564 362 64.9 59.4-70.0 202 35.1 30.0-40.6
Marital Status
Married 644 393 60.7 55.7-65.5 251 39.3 34.5-44.3
Other 455 249 55.6 49.1-61.8 206 44.4 38.2-50.9
Income
14,999 or less 305 153 50.3 42.6-58.1 152 49.7 41.9-57.4
15,000-24,999 174 85 47.2 37.3-57.2 89 52.8 42.8-62.7
25,000-49,999 199 113 52.7 43.3-61.9 86 47.3 38.1-56.7
50,000 or more 341 242 74.9 68.6-80.4 99 25.1 19.6-31.4
WIC recipient
No 591 385 66.7 61.4-71.7 206 33.3 28.3-38.6
Yes 500 252 49.8 44.0-55.7 248 50.2 44.3-56.0
Medicaid recipient
No 491 327 67.4 61.6-72.6 164 32.6 27.4-38.4
Yes 608 315 52.1 46.7-57.4 293 47.9 42.6-53.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 612 350 56.4 52.5-60.2 262 43.6 39.8-47.5
2500+ grams 487 292 58.8 54.3-63.1 195 41.2 36.9-45.7

*Data in this table are recorded responses to survey question 27: “Did you do any of the following things because of these problems?” in response to problem reported in survey question 26. Mothers that did not report a problem in question 26 are excluded.

#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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