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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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About things that may have happened at the hospital where new baby was born: MY BABY USED A PACIFIER IN THE HOSPITAL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 484 232 55.5 50.4-60.5 252 44.5 39.5-49.6
Age
< 20 years 35 14 44.2 27.5-62.4 21 55.8 37.6-72.5
20-24 years 95 38 45.8 34.4-57.7 57 54.2 42.3-65.6
25-34 years 285 147 61.3 54.8-67.4 138 38.7 32.6-45.2
35+ years 69 33 53.5 40.1-66.3 36 46.5 33.7-59.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 286 156 62.4 56.0-68.4 130 37.6 31.6-44.0
Non-Hispanic Black 95 28 35.6 24.8-48.0 67 64.4 52.0-75.2
Non-Hispanic Other 27 13 61.1 39.7-79.0 14 38.9 21.0-60.3
Latina 70 33 55.6 42.3-68.2 37 44.4 31.8-57.7
Education
< High School 59 28 54.5 39.8-68.4 31 45.5 31.6-60.2
High School 87 23 32.8 22.3-45.4 64 67.2 54.6-77.7
> High School 338 181 62.3 56.3-67.9 157 37.7 32.1-43.7
Marital Status
Married 313 172 64.6 58.7-70.1 141 35.4 29.9-41.3
Other 171 60 41.7 33.3-50.7 111 58.3 49.3-66.7
WIC recipient
No 250 146 67.1 60.5-73.1 104 32.9 26.9-39.5
Yes 231 85 44.1 36.7-51.7 146 55.9 48.3-63.3
Medicaid recipient
No 279 159 67.5 61.3-73.2 120 32.5 26.8-38.7
Yes 205 73 40.3 32.8-48.4 132 59.7 51.6-67.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 144 28 20.0 14.1-27.6 116 80.0 72.4-85.9
2500+ grams 340 204 58.2 52.7-63.5 136 41.8 36.5-47.3

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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