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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 OR EMERGENCY ROOM AND STAYED LESS THAN 1 DAY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 895 533 60.2 56.3-63.9 362 39.8 36.1-43.7
Age
< 20 years 112 55 47.7 36.9-58.7 57 52.3 41.3-63.1
20-24 years 230 119 51.7 44.0-59.4 111 48.3 40.6-56.0
25-34 years 435 284 67.4 62.0-72.3 151 32.6 27.7-38.0
35+ years 118 75 63.2 52.5-72.7 43 36.8 27.3-47.5
Race
White 607 370 62.5 58.0-66.8 237 37.5 33.2-42.0
Black 246 136 52.6 44.8-60.2 110 47.4 39.8-55.2
Other 42 27 65.2 46.0-80.5 15 34.8 19.5-54.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 108 65 67.0 56.2-76.3 43 33.0 23.7-43.8
No 787 468 59.2 55.0-63.2 319 40.8 36.8-45.0
Education
< High School 190 113 59.8 51.3-67.7 77 40.2 32.3-48.7
High School 262 145 57.0 49.8-64.0 117 43.0 36.0-50.2
> High School 440 273 62.6 57.2-67.7 167 37.4 32.3-42.8
Marital Status
Married 504 322 64.8 59.8-69.5 182 35.2 30.5-40.2
Other 391 211 54.5 48.5-60.3 180 45.5 39.7-51.5
Income
14,999 or less 281 155 56.8 49.6-63.7 126 43.2 36.3-50.4
15,000-24,999 122 64 50.8 40.6-60.9 58 49.2 39.1-59.4
25,000-49,999 179 96 52.2 43.8-60.5 83 47.8 39.5-56.2
50,000 or more 236 167 71.9 64.9-78.0 69 28.1 22.0-35.1
WIC recipient
No 440 288 65.7 60.3-70.7 152 34.3 29.3-39.7
Yes 450 243 55.6 50.1-61.0 207 44.4 39.0-49.9
Medicaid recipient
No 365 241 65.6 59.8-71.0 124 34.4 29.0-40.2
Yes 530 292 56.6 51.4-61.6 238 43.4 38.4-48.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 375 215 57.1 52.1-61.9 160 42.9 38.1-47.9
2500+ grams 520 318 60.6 56.3-64.7 202 39.4 35.3-43.7

*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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