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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy: SEVERE NAUSEA, VOMITING OR DEHYDRATION

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 958 661 69.9 66.4-73.2 297 30.1 26.8-33.6
Age
< 20 years 70 43 62.5 48.3-74.8 27 37.5 25.2-51.7
20-24 years 237 140 62.2 54.7-69.1 97 37.8 30.9-45.3
25-34 years 505 362 72.0 67.3-76.3 143 28.0 23.7-32.7
35+ years 146 116 81.3 72.8-87.6 30 18.7 12.4-27.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 373 70.9 66.2-75.1 153 29.1 24.9-33.8
Non-Hispanic Black 244 149 63.9 56.2-70.9 95 36.1 29.1-43.8
Non-Hispanic Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 124 89 71.8 62.3-79.8 35 28.2 20.2-37.7
Education
< High School 172 114 68.2 59.5-75.8 58 31.8 24.2-40.5
High School 192 113 58.1 49.8-66.1 79 41.9 33.9-50.2
> High School 593 433 74.7 70.5-78.5 160 25.3 21.5-29.5
Marital Status
Married 564 423 75.3 71.0-79.2 141 24.7 20.8-29.0
Other 393 238 62.3 56.4-67.8 155 37.7 32.2-43.6
WIC recipient
No 469 357 77.9 73.3-81.9 112 22.1 18.1-26.7
Yes 486 302 62.7 57.4-67.6 184 37.3 32.4-42.6
Medicaid recipient
No 410 315 77.5 72.5-81.8 95 22.5 18.2-27.5
Yes 548 346 64.3 59.5-68.9 202 35.7 31.1-40.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 327 208 61.8 56.2-67.1 119 38.2 32.9-43.8
2500+ grams 631 453 70.6 66.8-74.1 178 29.4 25.9-33.2

~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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