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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy: HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, HYPERTENSION, PREECLAMPSIA OR TOXEMIA

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 973 786 84.8 82.0-87.2 187 15.2 12.8-18.0
Age
< 20 years 84 70 81.7 69.4-89.8 14 18.3 10.2-30.6
20-24 years 222 171 81.7 75.4-86.7 51 18.3 13.3-24.6
25-34 years 505 421 87.1 83.4-90.0 84 12.9 10.0-16.6
35+ years 162 124 84.5 77.1-89.7 38 15.5 10.3-22.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 595 480 84.0 80.2-87.1 115 16.0 12.9-19.8
Non-Hispanic Black 205 155 80.9 73.7-86.4 50 19.1 13.6-26.3
Non-Hispanic Other 51 42 83.3 67.9-92.2 9 16.7 7.8-32.1
Latina 116 105 94.0 87.9-97.1 11 6.0 2.9-12.1
Education
< High School 156 131 88.0 80.3-92.9 25 12.0 7.1-19.7
High School 251 193 78.7 72.4-83.8 58 21.3 16.2-27.6
> High School 563 459 86.6 83.2-89.4 104 13.4 10.6-16.8
Marital Status
Married 620 508 86.7 83.4-89.4 112 13.3 10.6-16.6
Other 353 278 82.1 77.1-86.3 75 17.9 13.7-22.9
WIC recipient
No 530 435 87.3 83.9-90.2 95 12.7 9.8-16.1
Yes 439 348 82.5 78.1-86.2 91 17.5 13.8-21.9
Medicaid recipient
No 476 390 86.8 83.1-89.8 86 13.2 10.2-16.9
Yes 497 396 83.2 79.1-86.6 101 16.8 13.4-20.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 326 226 70.2 65.0-74.9 100 29.8 25.1-35.0
2500+ grams 647 560 86.0 83.0-88.6 87 14.0 11.4-17.0

~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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