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2015 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: HOSPITAL STAFF GAVE MY BABY A PACIFIER*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 739 398 62.1 57.8-66.2 341 37.9 33.8-42.2
Age
< 20 years 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 123 61 55.4 44.7-65.7 62 44.6 34.3-55.3
25-34 years 450 255 64.1 58.7-69.2 195 35.9 30.8-41.3
35+ years 140 65 59.6 50.0-68.5 75 40.4 31.5-50.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 417 232 62.7 57.1-68.0 185 37.3 32.0-42.9
Non-Hispanic Black 152 72 58.2 47.9-67.8 80 41.8 32.2-52.1
Non-Hispanic Other 53 28 61.4 45.3-75.4 25 38.6 24.6-54.7
Latina 104 56 62.6 51.1-72.8 48 37.4 27.2-48.9
Education
< High School 80 44 69.1 56.4-79.5 36 30.9 20.5-43.6
High School 126 65 56.4 45.8-66.5 61 43.6 33.5-54.2
> High School 528 286 62.7 57.8-67.3 242 37.3 32.7-42.2
Marital Status
Married 527 293 64.9 60.0-69.5 234 35.1 30.5-40.0
Other 212 105 56.1 47.8-64.1 107 43.9 35.9-52.2
WIC recipient
No 473 270 66.2 61.2-70.9 203 33.8 29.1-38.8
Yes 255 122 55.3 47.8-62.7 133 44.7 37.3-52.2
Medicaid recipient
No 495 284 66.3 61.4-70.9 211 33.7 29.1-38.6
Yes 244 114 54.5 46.7-62.1 130 45.5 37.9-53.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 245 72 30.0 24.5-36.0 173 70.0 64.0-75.5
2500+ grams 494 326 64.6 60.0-69.0 168 35.4 31.0-40.0

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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.

This page was generated on 26OCT17

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