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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY

After your baby was born, how long did he or she stay in the hospital?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Never in or 0-2 days 3-5 days More than 6 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1111 710 66.8 63.7-69.7 396 33.1 30.2-36.2 5 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Age
< 20 years 118 77 67.4 57.5-76.0 41 32.6 24.0-42.5 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 259 171 67.9 61.4-73.8 85 31.9 26.0-38.4 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7
25-34 years 560 365 68.5 64.2-72.4 194 31.5 27.5-35.8 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
35+ years 174 97 58.6 50.7-66.1 76 41.3 33.8-49.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
Race
White 811 535 68.7 65.2-72.0 273 31.2 27.9-34.7 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Black 245 141 60.7 53.6-67.3 102 39.2 32.6-46.2 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
Other 55 34 63.2 48.4-75.9 21 36.8 24.1-51.6 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 157 96 64.0 55.8-71.5 59 35.8 28.3-44.0 2 0.2 0.1- 0.8
No 953 613 67.3 64.0-70.5 337 32.6 29.5-35.9 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Education
< High School 218 136 64.8 57.6-71.3 80 35.1 28.6-42.2 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6
High School 292 181 65.7 59.5-71.4 109 34.1 28.4-40.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6
> High School 599 391 68.2 64.2-72.0 207 31.7 27.9-35.8 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 691 454 69.9 66.1-73.4 234 30.1 26.5-33.8 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Other 420 256 62.3 57.1-67.2 162 37.6 32.7-42.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Income
14,999 or less 288 176 63.8 57.5-69.6 110 36.1 30.2-42.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6
15,000-24,999 142 92 67.1 58.2-74.9 49 32.8 25.0-41.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
25,000-49,999 222 151 71.5 64.8-77.4 70 28.4 22.5-35.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
50,000 or more 374 241 67.7 62.5-72.5 133 32.3 27.5-37.5 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 612 402 68.6 64.6-72.4 208 31.3 27.5-35.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Yes 492 303 64.8 60.1-69.2 186 35.1 30.6-39.8 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Medicaid recipient
No 540 357 69.2 64.9-73.2 181 30.7 26.7-35.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Yes 571 353 64.8 60.4-68.9 215 35.1 31.0-39.5 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 220 106 49.3 42.8-55.8 109 48.6 42.1-55.1 5 2.1 0.9- 4.9
2500+ grams 891 604 67.6 64.4-70.6 287 32.4 29.4-35.6 0 0.0 . - .

#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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