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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY

At Delivery, Number of Days Mother stayed in Hospital*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Never in or 0-2 nights 3-7 nights More than 7 nights
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 930 403 50.6 46.9-54.3 475 47.8 44.1-51.6 52 1.5 1.1- 2.1
Age
< 20 years 77 28 46.7 33.6-60.3 44 51.8 38.4-65.0 5 1.5 0.6- 3.6
20-24 years 212 82 45.3 37.7-53.1 122 53.3 45.5-60.9 8 1.5 0.6- 3.7
25-34 years 488 227 53.6 48.5-58.6 229 44.7 39.7-49.8 32 1.7 1.1- 2.5
35+ years 153 66 52.1 42.7-61.4 80 46.6 37.4-56.1 7 1.3 0.6- 2.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 566 256 52.9 48.2-57.6 281 45.6 40.9-50.3 29 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Non-Hispanic Black 198 67 41.8 33.8-50.3 114 55.7 47.3-63.8 17 2.4 1.5- 3.9
Non-Hispanic Other 50 30 64.7 48.3-78.2 19 35.0 21.5-51.4 1 0.4 0.0- 2.4
Latina 110 49 50.1 39.5-60.8 56 49.0 38.4-59.7 5 0.9 0.4- 2.1
Education
< High School 147 69 55.6 45.5-65.1 67 42.8 33.3-52.9 11 1.7 0.9- 3.0
High School 241 100 47.1 40.0-54.3 126 50.8 43.6-57.9 15 2.1 1.1- 4.0
> High School 539 232 50.3 45.6-55.1 281 48.5 43.7-53.2 26 1.2 0.7- 1.9
Marital Status
Married 590 271 54.4 49.8-58.9 289 44.4 39.9-49.0 30 1.2 0.8- 1.9
Other 340 132 45.4 39.1-51.7 186 52.7 46.3-58.9 22 2.0 1.2- 3.3
WIC recipient
No 508 227 52.7 47.8-57.7 252 45.7 40.8-50.7 29 1.5 1.0- 2.3
Yes 418 173 48.1 42.6-53.8 222 50.3 44.7-55.9 23 1.6 1.0- 2.7
Medicaid recipient
No 455 207 53.9 48.6-59.0 224 44.8 39.7-50.1 24 1.3 0.8- 2.2
Yes 475 196 48.1 42.8-53.4 251 50.2 45.0-55.5 28 1.7 1.1- 2.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 313 76 25.2 20.6-30.4 187 59.2 53.6-64.5 50 15.7 12.1-20.2
2500+ grams 617 327 52.8 48.8-56.9 288 46.9 42.8-50.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey questions 42 (When was your baby born?) and 43 (When were you discharged from the hospital after your baby was born?).

~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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