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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Health of Previous Live Births*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No prev live birth Normal birthwt and term LBW or preterm
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1619 791 47.0 43.9-50.1 592 42.4 39.4-45.5 236 10.6 8.9-12.6
Age
< 20 years 194 154 81.1 73.0-87.2 26 15.8 10.1-23.8 14 3.1 1.3- 7.1
20-24 years 390 215 51.4 45.2-57.6 124 37.7 31.8-44.0 51 10.9 7.6-15.4
25-34 years 815 356 40.7 36.5-45.0 325 46.9 42.6-51.2 134 12.4 9.9-15.5
35+ years 220 66 28.0 21.3-36.0 117 61.4 53.1-69.0 37 10.6 6.6-16.5
Race
White 1113 555 47.8 44.2-51.4 417 42.3 38.8-46.0 141 9.9 8.0-12.2
Black 432 199 44.0 37.6-50.5 151 43.5 37.1-50.1 82 12.6 9.0-17.3
Other 74 37 49.5 35.8-63.2 24 38.0 25.4-52.4 13 12.6 5.9-24.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 195 97 50.3 42.0-58.5 68 38.7 31.0-47.1 30 11.0 6.8-17.2
No 1421 693 46.4 43.1-49.8 523 43.0 39.7-46.3 205 10.6 8.7-12.7
Education
< High School 318 146 46.8 39.9-53.9 111 40.4 33.7-47.5 61 12.8 8.9-17.9
High School 445 198 42.9 37.1-48.8 171 45.6 39.8-51.5 76 11.5 8.4-15.7
> High School 850 447 49.6 45.5-53.8 305 41.1 37.1-45.3 98 9.2 7.1-11.9
Marital Status
Married 983 461 44.6 40.8-48.4 391 46.2 42.4-50.1 131 9.2 7.3-11.6
Other 636 330 50.2 45.2-55.3 201 37.1 32.3-42.2 105 12.6 9.7-16.3
Income
14,999 or less 437 193 42.6 36.7-48.7 154 41.2 35.3-47.3 90 16.2 12.3-21.2
15,000-24,999 253 120 45.6 37.9-53.5 94 42.3 34.7-50.3 39 12.1 7.9-18.0
25,000-49,999 296 140 44.5 37.6-51.7 125 48.6 41.5-55.7 31 6.9 4.2-11.3
50,000 or more 526 274 48.8 43.6-54.0 195 43.1 38.0-48.3 57 8.2 5.8-11.4
WIC recipient
No 922 470 47.6 43.5-51.6 335 43.0 39.0-47.0 117 9.5 7.4-12.1
Yes 681 314 46.6 41.9-51.4 251 41.4 36.8-46.2 116 12.0 9.3-15.3
Medicaid recipient
No 767 411 50.7 46.3-55.0 277 42.1 37.9-46.5 79 7.2 5.3- 9.7
Yes 852 380 43.9 39.6-48.2 315 42.6 38.4-47.0 157 13.5 10.9-16.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 752 388 51.2 47.7-54.7 210 27.7 24.7-31.0 154 21.1 18.3-24.1
2500+ grams 867 403 46.6 43.2-49.9 382 43.8 40.5-47.1 82 9.7 7.8-11.9

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 8-10.

#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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