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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

SEVERE NAUSEA, VOMITING, OR DEHYDRATION

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1364 937 69.5 66.6-72.2 427 30.5 27.8-33.4
Age
< 20 years 148 76 51.9 42.5-61.2 72 48.1 38.8-57.5
20-24 years 323 208 64.5 58.2-70.3 115 35.5 29.7-41.8
25-34 years 683 486 72.5 68.6-76.1 197 27.5 23.9-31.4
35+ years 210 167 81.0 74.4-86.2 43 19.0 13.8-25.6
Race
White 963 679 71.4 68.1-74.5 284 28.6 25.5-31.9
Black 333 208 63.8 57.3-69.7 125 36.2 30.3-42.7
Other 68 50 66.8 52.5-78.6 18 33.2 21.4-47.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 185 126 66.9 58.8-74.1 59 33.1 25.9-41.2
No 1178 810 70.0 66.9-72.9 368 30.0 27.1-33.1
Education
< High School 263 160 62.7 55.7-69.1 103 37.3 30.9-44.3
High School 374 229 62.6 56.7-68.1 145 37.4 31.9-43.3
> High School 723 546 76.3 72.6-79.5 177 23.7 20.5-27.4
Marital Status
Married 827 609 73.9 70.3-77.1 218 26.1 22.9-29.7
Other 537 328 63.2 58.4-67.8 209 36.8 32.2-41.6
Income
14,999 or less 379 219 59.7 53.7-65.3 160 40.3 34.7-46.3
15,000-24,999 173 120 68.2 59.8-75.5 53 31.8 24.5-40.2
25,000-49,999 265 183 72.6 66.3-78.1 82 27.4 21.9-33.7
50,000 or more 441 355 79.7 75.1-83.6 86 20.3 16.4-24.9
WIC recipient
No 738 551 75.3 71.6-78.6 187 24.7 21.4-28.4
Yes 620 383 63.4 59.0-67.7 237 36.6 32.3-41.0
Medicaid recipient
No 638 491 77.5 73.7-80.9 147 22.5 19.1-26.3
Yes 726 446 62.8 58.6-66.8 280 37.2 33.2-41.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 449 287 62.5 57.9-66.8 162 37.5 33.2-42.1
2500+ grams 915 650 70.1 67.0-73.0 265 29.9 27.0-33.0

#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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