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2011 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 952 531 65.9 62.4-69.2 421 34.1 30.8-37.6
Age
< 20 years 70 36 66.3 52.5-77.7 34 33.7 22.3-47.5
20-24 years 234 124 62.4 55.0-69.3 110 37.6 30.7-45.0
25-34 years 503 289 66.7 61.9-71.1 214 33.3 28.9-38.1
35+ years 145 82 69.3 60.3-77.0 63 30.7 23.0-39.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 524 305 67.1 62.4-71.4 219 32.9 28.6-37.6
Non-Hispanic Black 242 114 60.3 52.7-67.4 128 39.7 32.6-47.3
Non-Hispanic Other 54 32 61.7 45.2-75.8 22 38.3 24.2-54.8
Latina 122 77 73.4 64.1-81.0 45 26.6 19.0-35.9
Education
< High School 170 84 60.6 51.8-68.8 86 39.4 31.2-48.2
High School 189 108 69.0 61.0-76.0 81 31.0 24.0-39.0
> High School 592 338 66.4 62.0-70.5 254 33.6 29.5-38.0
Marital Status
Married 560 340 69.2 64.8-73.3 220 30.8 26.7-35.2
Other 391 190 61.0 55.2-66.5 201 39.0 33.5-44.8
WIC recipient
No 469 288 69.7 64.9-74.1 181 30.3 25.9-35.1
Yes 480 243 62.5 57.4-67.4 237 37.5 32.6-42.6
Medicaid recipient
No 410 247 69.4 64.2-74.1 163 30.6 25.9-35.8
Yes 542 284 63.3 58.5-67.8 258 36.7 32.2-41.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 325 98 29.4 24.7-34.6 227 70.6 65.4-75.3
2500+ grams 627 433 69.1 65.3-72.7 194 30.9 27.3-34.7

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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