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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

During your pregnancy, were you told by a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker that you had gestational diabetes (diabetes that started during this pregnancy)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 959 854 89.6 87.1-91.6 105 10.4 8.4-12.9
Age
< 20 years 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 237 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 507 452 89.2 85.6-91.9 55 10.8 8.1-14.4
35+ years 146 115 80.3 71.8-86.8 31 19.7 13.2-28.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 472 90.0 86.7-92.6 54 10.0 7.4-13.3
Non-Hispanic Black 246 221 89.7 84.0-93.5 25 10.3 6.5-16.0
Non-Hispanic Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 125 111 89.4 81.9-94.0 14 10.6 6.0-18.1
Education
< High School 172 155 90.8 84.4-94.7 17 9.2 5.3-15.6
High School 192 169 85.3 78.2-90.4 23 14.7 9.6-21.8
> High School 594 529 90.7 87.7-93.0 65 9.3 7.0-12.3
Marital Status
Married 564 500 89.6 86.4-92.2 64 10.4 7.8-13.6
Other 394 353 89.4 85.3-92.5 41 10.6 7.5-14.7
WIC recipient
No 471 424 90.7 87.2-93.3 47 9.3 6.7-12.8
Yes 487 430 88.8 85.1-91.6 57 11.2 8.4-14.9
Medicaid recipient
No 410 367 90.0 86.1-92.9 43 10.0 7.1-13.9
Yes 549 487 89.2 85.8-91.9 62 10.8 8.1-14.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 325 286 88.6 84.8-91.6 39 11.4 8.4-15.2
2500+ grams 634 568 89.6 87.0-91.8 66 10.4 8.2-13.0

~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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