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2015 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 889 788 88.5 85.8-90.8 101 11.5 9.2-14.2
Age
< 20 years 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 524 464 88.7 85.1-91.6 60 11.3 8.4-14.9
35+ years 165 137 77.9 69.2-84.7 28 22.1 15.3-30.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 482 434 89.5 85.9-92.3 48 10.5 7.7-14.1
Non-Hispanic Black 206 181 89.1 82.3-93.5 25 10.9 6.5-17.7
Non-Hispanic Other 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 122 101 82.8 73.7-89.2 21 17.2 10.8-26.3
Education
< High School 119 104 84.8 74.6-91.4 15 15.2 8.6-25.4
High School 167 144 88.2 81.5-92.7 23 11.8 7.3-18.5
> High School 597 534 89.4 86.1-91.9 63 10.6 8.1-13.9
Marital Status
Married 590 524 88.1 84.7-90.9 66 11.9 9.1-15.3
Other 299 264 89.2 84.1-92.8 35 10.8 7.2-15.9
WIC recipient
No 537 495 92.3 89.4-94.5 42 7.7 5.5-10.6
Yes 341 283 83.4 78.2-87.5 58 16.6 12.5-21.8
Medicaid recipient
No 549 497 90.1 86.8-92.6 52 9.9 7.4-13.2
Yes 340 291 86.3 81.3-90.2 49 13.7 9.8-18.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 318 285 89.5 85.6-92.4 33 10.5 7.6-14.4
2500+ grams 571 503 88.4 85.5-90.9 68 11.6 9.1-14.5

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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