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2010 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.#
0-2 days 3 or more days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 962 550 68.2 64.8-71.5 412 31.8 28.5-35.2
Age
< 20 years 80 37 62.4 49.2-73.9 43 37.6 26.1-50.8
20-24 years 221 131 67.6 60.2-74.2 90 32.4 25.8-39.8
25-34 years 501 304 71.1 66.6-75.3 197 28.9 24.7-33.4
35+ years 160 78 63.3 54.3-71.4 82 36.7 28.6-45.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 590 339 68.1 63.7-72.1 251 31.9 27.9-36.3
Non-Hispanic Black 202 106 66.2 58.2-73.3 96 33.8 26.7-41.8
Non-Hispanic Other 52 31 65.0 48.9-78.2 21 35.0 21.8-51.1
Latina 112 74 75.8 66.1-83.5 38 24.2 16.5-33.9
Education
< High School 151 81 70.4 61.1-78.3 70 29.6 21.7-38.9
High School 248 142 67.2 60.4-73.4 106 32.8 26.6-39.6
> High School 560 326 68.4 64.0-72.4 234 31.6 27.6-36.0
Marital Status
Married 614 363 69.4 65.3-73.3 251 30.6 26.7-34.7
Other 348 187 66.5 60.6-72.0 161 33.5 28.0-39.4
WIC recipient
No 526 294 66.9 62.3-71.2 232 33.1 28.8-37.7
Yes 431 252 69.0 63.9-73.8 179 31.0 26.2-36.1
Medicaid recipient
No 471 268 67.0 62.1-71.5 203 33.0 28.5-37.9
Yes 491 282 69.2 64.4-73.7 209 30.8 26.3-35.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 324 96 29.7 24.9-34.9 228 70.3 65.1-75.1
2500+ grams 638 454 71.6 67.9-75.1 184 28.4 24.9-32.1

~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.

This page was generated on 16NOV12

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