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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PREMATURITY

Days Between Due Date and Birth *

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
2 weeks or less 3 to 4 weeks 4 to 8 weeks More than 8 weeks
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1344 647 76.5 73.8-79.1 271 14.2 12.0-16.7 281 6.4 5.3- 7.8 145 2.9 2.2- 3.7
Age
< 20 years 155 59 67.1 57.0-75.9 40 19.7 12.6-29.4 39 8.2 4.9-13.4 17 5.0 2.3-10.5
20-24 years 314 161 77.3 71.3-82.3 54 13.6 9.5-19.2 70 7.3 4.9-10.8 29 1.8 1.2- 2.6
25-34 years 676 324 77.6 73.8-81.1 142 13.6 10.7-17.1 130 5.7 4.3- 7.6 80 3.0 2.2- 4.3
35+ years 199 103 79.0 72.0-84.6 35 12.7 8.1-19.3 42 5.8 3.5- 9.5 19 2.5 1.2- 5.0
Race
White 917 464 77.3 74.0-80.3 178 14.0 11.5-17.0 186 6.3 4.9- 8.0 89 2.4 1.7- 3.3
Black 372 153 73.5 67.6-78.8 81 14.8 10.6-20.4 85 6.9 5.0- 9.6 53 4.7 3.0- 7.2
Other 55 30 80.9 66.4-90.1 12 12.5 5.2-27.4 10 5.7 2.1-14.6 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 151 88 80.4 72.3-86.6 23 11.1 6.4-18.7 22 5.6 2.8-10.9 18 2.9 1.4- 6.0
No 1190 558 76.1 73.1-78.8 247 14.5 12.2-17.2 259 6.6 5.4- 8.0 126 2.9 2.2- 3.7
Education
< High School 266 127 74.9 68.1-80.6 49 12.7 8.4-18.7 63 9.0 6.0-13.4 27 3.4 1.8- 6.3
High School 375 180 76.2 70.8-80.9 77 15.0 11.0-20.1 74 5.5 3.8- 7.9 44 3.3 2.1- 5.1
> High School 699 338 77.5 73.7-80.9 144 14.3 11.4-17.9 144 5.8 4.4- 7.7 73 2.4 1.7- 3.3
Marital Status
Married 821 410 76.9 73.5-80.1 164 14.7 11.9-17.9 162 5.5 4.3- 7.1 85 2.8 2.0- 4.1
Other 523 237 76.0 71.3-80.1 107 13.4 10.0-17.7 119 7.7 5.7-10.4 60 2.9 2.0- 4.1
Income
14,999 or less 360 164 75.5 69.7-80.5 73 13.7 9.7-19.0 74 6.8 4.6- 9.9 49 4.0 2.5- 6.2
15,000-24,999 216 102 77.6 70.4-83.5 43 10.9 6.7-17.3 41 7.8 4.7-12.7 30 3.6 2.1- 6.2
25,000-49,999 247 122 76.7 69.9-82.3 54 17.2 12.0-24.0 58 5.2 3.6- 7.4 13 1.0 0.6- 1.7
50,000 or more 439 218 77.6 72.8-81.7 86 13.8 10.3-18.2 92 6.3 4.4- 8.9 43 2.4 1.5- 3.8
WIC recipient
No 756 366 76.6 72.9-80.0 158 14.5 11.7-18.0 156 6.0 4.6- 7.8 76 2.8 1.9- 4.1
Yes 578 275 76.1 71.7-80.0 111 13.9 10.7-18.0 124 7.0 5.2- 9.3 68 3.0 2.1- 4.2
Medicaid recipient
No 635 318 77.4 73.5-81.0 132 14.9 11.8-18.7 127 5.5 4.1- 7.4 58 2.1 1.4- 3.1
Yes 709 329 75.8 71.9-79.3 139 13.5 10.6-17.1 154 7.2 5.5- 9.2 87 3.5 2.5- 4.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 704 113 16.7 14.1-19.6 189 26.5 23.5-29.8 263 37.2 33.7-40.7 139 19.6 16.9-22.7
2500+ grams 640 534 83.5 80.4-86.2 82 12.7 10.3-15.6 18 2.8 1.8- 4.5 6 0.9 0.4- 2.0

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 40 (When was your baby due?) and 42 (When was your baby born?)

#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 09JUN09

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