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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

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 825 661 86.2 83.1-88.8 164 13.8 11.2-16.9
Age
18-19 years 34 27 84.7 62.9-94.8 7 15.3 5.2-37.1
20-24 years 177 136 84.0 76.5-89.4 41 16.0 10.6-23.5
25-34 years 463 371 85.8 81.5-89.2 92 14.2 10.8-18.5
35-44 years 151 127 91.0 84.4-95.0 24 9.0 5.0-15.6
Race
White 557 458 86.7 83.0-89.7 99 13.3 10.3-17.0
Black 231 174 84.9 78.0-89.9 57 15.1 10.1-22.0
Other 37 29 85.3 66.6-94.4 8 14.7 5.6-33.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 101 83 87.0 77.1-93.0 18 13.0 7.0-22.9
No 722 576 86.0 82.7-88.8 146 14.0 11.2-17.3
Education
< High School 171 130 83.9 75.9-89.6 41 16.1 10.4-24.1
High School 248 193 85.1 78.9-89.8 55 14.9 10.2-21.1
> High School 400 332 87.8 83.5-91.1 68 12.2 8.9-16.5
Marital Status
Married 518 424 88.0 84.4-90.9 94 12.0 9.1-15.6
Other 307 237 83.4 77.5-87.9 70 16.6 12.1-22.5
Income
14,999 or less 242 180 80.8 73.7-86.3 62 19.2 13.7-26.3
15,000-24,999 132 102 82.3 72.9-89.0 30 17.7 11.0-27.1
25,000-49,999 156 135 91.3 84.4-95.3 21 8.7 4.7-15.6
50,000 or more 249 208 88.8 83.5-92.5 41 11.2 7.5-16.5
WIC recipient
No 449 369 87.1 82.9-90.3 80 12.9 9.7-17.1
Yes 367 285 85.2 80.2-89.2 82 14.8 10.8-19.8
Medicaid recipient
No 353 297 90.2 86.1-93.1 56 9.8 6.9-13.9
Yes 472 364 83.3 78.7-87.0 108 16.7 13.0-21.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 362 255 70.2 65.4-74.6 107 29.8 25.4-34.6
2500+ grams 463 406 87.5 84.1-90.3 57 12.5 9.7-15.9

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#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 12JUL10

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