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2014 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 960 853 89.0 86.4-91.1 107 11.0 8.9-13.6
Age
< 20 years 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 213 193 91.9 86.6-95.3 20 8.1 4.7-13.4
25-34 years 533 477 88.3 84.6-91.2 56 11.7 8.8-15.4
35+ years 166 139 85.2 78.0-90.4 27 14.8 9.6-22.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 504 455 89.3 85.8-92.1 49 10.7 7.9-14.2
Non-Hispanic Black 187 169 90.5 83.8-94.6 18 9.5 5.4-16.2
Non-Hispanic Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 190 158 84.0 77.1-89.1 32 16.0 10.9-22.9
Education
< High School 176 148 83.3 75.7-88.9 28 16.7 11.1-24.3
High School 188 166 90.6 84.4-94.4 22 9.4 5.6-15.6
> High School 595 538 90.0 86.8-92.5 57 10.0 7.5-13.2
Marital Status
Married 582 525 90.0 86.9-92.5 57 10.0 7.5-13.1
Other 378 328 87.3 82.7-90.8 50 12.7 9.2-17.3
WIC recipient
No 557 506 89.6 86.2-92.3 51 10.4 7.7-13.8
Yes 399 344 88.4 84.3-91.5 55 11.6 8.5-15.7
Medicaid recipient
No 588 519 88.7 85.4-91.3 69 11.3 8.7-14.6
Yes 372 334 89.4 84.9-92.6 38 10.6 7.4-15.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 335 300 90.4 86.9-93.1 35 9.6 6.9-13.1
2500+ grams 625 553 88.8 86.1-91.1 72 11.2 8.9-13.9

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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