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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

LABOR PAINS MORE THAN 3 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR BABY WAS DUE (PRETERM OR EARLY LABOR)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1365 1007 81.7 79.4-83.9 358 18.3 16.1-20.6
Age
< 20 years 148 99 76.4 67.9-83.2 49 23.6 16.8-32.1
20-24 years 325 226 79.3 73.9-83.7 99 20.7 16.3-26.1
25-34 years 682 517 83.3 80.0-86.1 165 16.7 13.9-20.0
35+ years 210 165 84.7 78.7-89.2 45 15.3 10.8-21.3
Race
White 965 738 83.3 80.6-85.7 227 16.7 14.3-19.4
Black 332 216 76.6 71.0-81.3 116 23.4 18.7-29.0
Other 68 53 81.2 67.7-89.9 15 18.8 10.1-32.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 188 144 87.2 81.6-91.2 44 12.8 8.8-18.4
No 1176 862 80.7 78.1-83.1 314 19.3 16.9-21.9
Education
< High School 266 187 80.6 74.9-85.2 79 19.4 14.8-25.1
High School 375 262 79.3 74.3-83.4 113 20.7 16.6-25.7
> High School 720 555 83.6 80.5-86.3 165 16.4 13.7-19.5
Marital Status
Married 828 644 84.2 81.4-86.8 184 15.8 13.2-18.6
Other 537 363 78.1 74.0-81.7 174 21.9 18.3-26.0
Income
14,999 or less 379 246 76.4 71.3-80.8 133 23.6 19.2-28.7
15,000-24,999 174 128 80.2 72.9-86.0 46 19.8 14.0-27.1
25,000-49,999 265 195 77.0 70.9-82.2 70 23.0 17.8-29.1
50,000 or more 440 363 89.5 86.1-92.1 77 10.5 7.9-13.9
WIC recipient
No 739 569 83.5 80.4-86.2 170 16.5 13.8-19.6
Yes 621 434 79.7 76.0-83.0 187 20.3 17.0-24.0
Medicaid recipient
No 636 505 85.6 82.4-88.3 131 14.4 11.7-17.6
Yes 729 502 78.5 75.1-81.7 227 21.5 18.3-24.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 448 226 49.6 45.1-54.2 222 50.4 45.8-54.9
2500+ grams 917 781 84.6 82.0-86.8 136 15.4 13.2-18.0

#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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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