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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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About things that may have happened at the hospital where new baby was born: THE HOSPITAL GAVE ME A GIFT PACK WITH FORMULA*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 880 198 23.5 20.5-26.9 682 76.5 73.1-79.5
Age
< 20 years 71 10 15.3 7.5-28.6 61 84.7 71.4-92.5
20-24 years 190 36 21.6 15.5-29.4 154 78.4 70.6-84.5
25-34 years 476 119 25.8 21.6-30.5 357 74.2 69.5-78.4
35+ years 143 33 23.4 16.5-32.1 110 76.6 67.9-83.5
Race
White 676 158 24.3 20.8-28.2 518 75.7 71.8-79.2
Black 166 28 18.7 12.4-27.2 138 81.3 72.8-87.6
Other 38 12 34.0 19.1-52.9 26 66.0 47.1-80.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 134 29 22.9 15.8-31.9 105 77.1 68.1-84.2
No 746 169 23.7 20.4-27.4 577 76.3 72.6-79.6
Education
< High School 133 27 20.0 13.0-29.4 106 80.0 70.6-87.0
High School 206 42 23.3 17.3-30.6 164 76.7 69.4-82.7
> High School 540 129 24.8 21.0-29.2 411 75.2 70.8-79.0
Marital Status
Married 591 143 25.5 21.7-29.6 448 74.5 70.4-78.3
Other 289 55 20.2 15.3-26.3 234 79.8 73.7-84.7
Income
14,999 or less 133 21 21.0 13.7-30.9 112 79.0 69.1-86.3
15,000-24,999 191 42 22.1 16.1-29.6 149 77.9 70.4-83.9
25,000-49,999 188 47 23.4 17.3-30.8 141 76.6 69.2-82.7
50,000 or more 324 82 27.4 22.3-33.1 242 72.6 66.9-77.7
WIC recipient
No 524 140 28.2 24.1-32.8 384 71.8 67.2-75.9
Yes 354 57 17.5 13.2-22.7 297 82.5 77.3-86.8
Medicaid recipient
No 487 133 28.1 23.8-32.7 354 71.9 67.3-76.2
Yes 393 65 18.7 14.5-23.8 328 81.3 76.2-85.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 281 51 17.7 13.7-22.6 230 82.3 77.4-86.3
2500+ grams 599 147 24.0 20.7-27.6 452 76.0 72.4-79.3

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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