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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Was the baby just before your new one born more than 3 weeks before its due date?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 485 401 86.4 82.6-89.5 84 13.6 10.5-17.4
Age
< 20 years 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 303 248 86.1 81.0-90.0 55 13.9 10.0-19.0
35+ years 107 86 82.7 73.0-89.4 21 17.3 10.6-27.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 253 220 88.4 83.0-92.2 33 11.6 7.8-17.0
Non-Hispanic Black 117 89 79.5 69.4-86.9 28 20.5 13.1-30.6
Non-Hispanic Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 76 59 86.0 75.7-92.4 17 14.0 7.6-24.3
Education
< High School 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 98 81 85.2 75.0-91.7 17 14.8 8.3-25.0
> High School 309 258 86.5 81.7-90.2 51 13.5 9.8-18.3
Marital Status
Married 337 282 86.8 82.1-90.4 55 13.2 9.6-17.9
Other 148 119 85.6 78.0-90.9 29 14.4 9.1-22.0
WIC recipient
No 273 237 89.2 84.4-92.6 36 10.8 7.4-15.6
Yes 204 158 83.8 77.1-88.8 46 16.2 11.2-22.9
Medicaid recipient
No 288 247 89.6 85.2-92.9 41 10.4 7.1-14.8
Yes 197 154 82.0 74.9-87.4 43 18.0 12.6-25.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 156 114 72.3 64.7-78.8 42 27.7 21.2-35.3
2500+ grams 329 287 87.5 83.3-90.7 42 12.5 9.3-16.7

* Asked only of mothers who reported that they had a prior live birth.

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 30OCT17

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