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2008 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 AND STAYED MORE THAN 7 DAYS*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 858 776 95.4 93.8-96.6 82 4.6 3.4- 6.2
Age
< 20 years 103 97 96.8 90.3-99.0 6 3.2 1.0- 9.7
20-24 years 219 199 94.7 90.6-97.1 20 5.3 2.9- 9.4
25-34 years 422 384 95.9 93.6-97.4 38 4.1 2.6- 6.4
35+ years 114 96 93.3 87.7-96.5 18 6.7 3.5-12.3
Race
White 575 530 96.7 95.1-97.8 45 3.3 2.2- 4.9
Black 244 210 91.3 86.4-94.5 34 8.7 5.5-13.6
Other 39 36 98.0 93.7-99.4 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 101 92 96.6 91.7-98.6 9 3.4 1.4- 8.3
No 757 684 95.2 93.5-96.5 73 4.8 3.5- 6.5
Education
< High School 177 166 97.6 94.5-99.0 11 2.4 1.0- 5.5
High School 254 226 94.2 90.6-96.5 28 5.8 3.5- 9.4
> High School 425 382 95.0 92.4-96.8 43 5.0 3.2- 7.6
Marital Status
Married 480 436 96.4 94.6-97.6 44 3.6 2.4- 5.4
Other 378 340 94.2 91.1-96.2 38 5.8 3.8- 8.9
Income
14,999 or less 267 243 95.5 92.2-97.4 24 4.5 2.6- 7.8
15,000-24,999 115 107 97.4 93.3-99.0 8 2.6 1.0- 6.7
25,000-49,999 170 153 94.6 89.9-97.2 17 5.4 2.8-10.1
50,000 or more 229 209 95.9 92.4-97.9 20 4.1 2.1- 7.6
WIC recipient
No 425 383 95.6 93.3-97.1 42 4.4 2.9- 6.7
Yes 430 390 95.2 92.6-96.9 40 4.8 3.1- 7.4
Medicaid recipient
No 349 317 96.3 94.1-97.7 32 3.7 2.3- 5.9
Yes 509 459 94.8 92.4-96.5 50 5.2 3.5- 7.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 366 297 81.7 77.5-85.3 69 18.3 14.7-22.5
2500+ grams 492 479 97.2 95.3-98.4 13 2.8 1.6- 4.7

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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