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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Did the baby born just before your new one weight more than 5 pounds, 8 ounces (2.5 kilos) or less at birth?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 348 275 83.1 78.1-87.1 73 16.9 12.9-21.9
Age
< 20 years 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 67 50 75.4 61.1-85.7 17 24.6 14.3-38.9
25-34 years 210 168 84.8 78.7-89.4 42 15.2 10.6-21.3
35+ years 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 189 161 88.2 82.3-92.3 28 11.8 7.7-17.7
Non-Hispanic Black 84 60 78.7 66.1-87.5 24 21.3 12.5-33.9
Non-Hispanic Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 54 37 74.4 59.8-85.0 17 25.6 15.0-40.2
Education
< High School 57 40 75.2 60.2-85.9 17 24.8 14.1-39.8
High School 74 55 77.4 64.5-86.6 19 22.6 13.4-35.5
> High School 217 180 86.8 80.9-91.0 37 13.2 9.0-19.1
Marital Status
Married 221 184 86.2 80.6-90.4 37 13.8 9.6-19.4
Other 127 91 77.9 68.2-85.3 36 22.1 14.7-31.8
WIC recipient
No 153 130 85.7 78.5-90.8 23 14.3 9.2-21.5
Yes 192 142 80.4 73.1-86.1 50 19.6 13.9-26.9
Medicaid recipient
No 178 145 83.9 77.2-88.9 33 16.1 11.1-22.8
Yes 170 130 82.2 74.3-88.0 40 17.8 12.0-25.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 105 67 62.3 52.4-71.3 38 37.7 28.7-47.6
2500+ grams 243 208 84.6 79.3-88.8 35 15.4 11.2-20.7

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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