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2010 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 756 178 23.6 20.3-27.2 578 76.4 72.8-79.7
Age
< 20 years 54 11 22.1 11.6-37.9 43 77.9 62.1-88.4
20-24 years 159 36 22.8 16.2-31.1 123 77.2 68.9-83.8
25-34 years 412 101 23.1 18.9-27.9 311 76.9 72.1-81.1
35+ years 131 30 27.7 19.5-37.6 101 72.3 62.4-80.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 472 141 30.4 25.9-35.4 331 69.6 64.6-74.1
Non-Hispanic Black 142 22 16.6 10.7-24.8 120 83.4 75.2-89.3
Non-Hispanic Other 41 4 9.9 3.3-25.9 37 90.1 74.1-96.7
Latina 96 11 11.9 6.3-21.1 85 88.1 78.9-93.7
Education
< High School 99 13 14.5 7.9-25.1 86 85.5 74.9-92.1
High School 177 37 20.2 14.4-27.7 140 79.8 72.3-85.6
> High School 479 128 27.9 23.6-32.6 351 72.1 67.4-76.4
Marital Status
Married 515 126 24.1 20.2-28.5 389 75.9 71.5-79.8
Other 241 52 22.7 17.2-29.3 189 77.3 70.7-82.8
WIC recipient
No 439 113 26.1 21.7-31.0 326 73.9 69.0-78.3
Yes 313 65 21.2 16.5-26.8 248 78.8 73.2-83.5
Medicaid recipient
No 410 104 25.4 21.0-30.5 306 74.6 69.5-79.0
Yes 346 74 21.8 17.3-27.2 272 78.2 72.8-82.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 234 49 19.9 15.3-25.4 185 80.1 74.6-84.7
2500+ grams 522 129 23.9 20.4-27.7 393 76.1 72.3-79.6

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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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