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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Before your new baby, did you ever have any other babies who were born alive?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1152 573 46.1 42.8-49.5 579 53.9 50.5-57.2
Age
< 20 years 116 95 80.3 70.0-87.7 21 19.7 12.3-30.0
20-24 years 265 151 53.9 46.8-60.9 114 46.1 39.1-53.2
25-34 years 594 263 39.1 34.8-43.7 331 60.9 56.3-65.2
35+ years 177 64 29.8 22.8-37.8 113 70.2 62.2-77.2
Race
White 833 415 45.4 41.6-49.2 418 54.6 50.8-58.4
Black 265 130 47.7 40.2-55.2 135 52.3 44.8-59.8
Other 54 28 49.1 34.0-64.4 26 50.9 35.6-66.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 142 41 25.6 18.5-34.4 101 74.4 65.6-81.5
No 1010 532 49.7 46.1-53.4 478 50.3 46.6-53.9
Education
< High School 190 74 32.8 25.4-41.3 116 67.2 58.7-74.6
High School 320 155 47.9 41.6-54.3 165 52.1 45.7-58.4
> High School 638 343 50.1 45.7-54.5 295 49.9 45.5-54.3
Marital Status
Married 710 347 45.2 41.1-49.3 363 54.8 50.7-58.9
Other 442 226 47.4 41.8-53.0 216 52.6 47.0-58.2
Income
14,999 or less 211 98 45.4 37.3-53.7 113 54.6 46.3-62.7
15,000-24,999 269 112 40.9 34.4-47.8 157 59.1 52.2-65.6
25,000-49,999 232 119 45.1 37.8-52.7 113 54.9 47.3-62.2
50,000 or more 378 212 51.5 45.9-57.1 166 48.5 42.9-54.1
WIC recipient
No 616 320 47.3 42.9-51.8 296 52.7 48.2-57.1
Yes 533 251 44.9 39.9-49.9 282 55.1 50.1-60.1
Medicaid recipient
No 572 312 50.8 46.2-55.4 260 49.2 44.6-53.8
Yes 580 261 42.1 37.4-46.9 319 57.9 53.1-62.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 393 222 52.6 47.6-57.5 171 47.4 42.5-52.4
2500+ grams 759 351 45.5 41.9-49.2 408 54.5 50.8-58.1

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

~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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