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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY

After your baby was born, how long did he or she stay in the hospital?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Never in or 0-2 days 3-5 days More than 6 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1147 612 64.3 61.1-67.4 530 35.2 32.1-38.4 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3
Age
< 20 years 116 64 63.2 52.2-72.9 52 36.8 27.1-47.8 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 263 144 68.5 61.8-74.6 118 30.8 24.8-37.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
25-34 years 592 323 65.3 60.9-69.5 267 34.3 30.1-38.7 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
35+ years 176 81 54.3 45.8-62.5 93 44.9 36.7-53.4 2 0.8 0.1- 4.4
Race
White 831 470 66.9 63.2-70.3 357 32.7 29.2-36.3 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
Black 262 113 56.2 48.6-63.5 148 43.1 35.8-50.7 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
Other 54 29 65.7 50.0-78.5 25 34.3 21.5-50.0 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 141 90 71.5 62.5-79.1 51 28.5 20.9-37.5 0 0.0 . - .
No 1006 522 63.1 59.6-66.4 479 36.3 33.0-39.8 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Education
< High School 192 99 65.3 57.0-72.8 93 34.7 27.2-43.0 0 0.0 . - .
High School 312 171 66.5 60.3-72.2 140 32.9 27.3-39.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
> High School 640 339 62.6 58.3-66.7 297 36.7 32.7-41.0 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9
Marital Status
Married 706 391 65.9 61.9-69.6 312 33.8 30.0-37.7 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Other 441 221 62.2 56.8-67.4 218 37.1 31.9-42.5 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
Income
14,999 or less 209 109 62.6 54.4-70.2 100 37.4 29.8-45.6 0 0.0 . - .
15,000-24,999 268 158 69.2 62.6-75.1 109 30.1 24.3-36.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
25,000-49,999 233 125 67.7 60.6-74.1 108 32.3 25.9-39.4 0 0.0 . - .
50,000 or more 379 192 59.6 54.0-64.9 183 39.3 34.0-44.8 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3
WIC recipient
No 618 325 63.1 58.7-67.2 289 36.3 32.2-40.6 4 0.7 0.2- 2.0
Yes 527 285 65.5 60.6-70.1 241 34.2 29.6-39.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
Medicaid recipient
No 576 306 63.2 58.7-67.4 266 36.1 31.9-40.5 4 0.7 0.2- 2.1
Yes 571 306 65.4 60.7-69.8 264 34.3 29.9-39.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 393 103 27.1 22.9-31.7 289 72.7 68.1-76.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
2500+ grams 754 509 67.6 64.1-70.9 241 31.9 28.6-35.4 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4

~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.

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