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2008 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 710 604 89.0 86.2-91.2 106 11.0 8.8-13.8
Age
18-19 years 14 9 83.1 54.6-95.3 5 16.9 4.7-45.4
20-24 years 149 129 89.3 82.3-93.8 20 10.7 6.2-17.7
25-34 years 399 344 89.4 85.6-92.2 55 10.6 7.8-14.4
35-44 years 148 122 88.0 81.4-92.4 26 12.0 7.6-18.6
Race
White 505 439 90.6 87.5-93.0 66 9.4 7.0-12.5
Black 175 141 84.2 76.9-89.6 34 15.8 10.4-23.1
Other 30 24 84.8 65.8-94.2 6 15.2 5.8-34.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 101 88.9 81.1-93.7 16 11.1 6.3-18.9
No 593 503 89.0 85.9-91.4 90 11.0 8.6-14.1
Education
< High School 168 141 86.5 79.7-91.2 27 13.5 8.8-20.3
High School 181 150 88.6 82.6-92.8 31 11.4 7.2-17.4
> High School 359 312 90.5 86.8-93.3 47 9.5 6.7-13.2
Marital Status
Married 465 409 91.4 88.3-93.8 56 8.6 6.2-11.7
Other 245 195 84.4 78.6-88.8 50 15.6 11.2-21.4
Income
14,999 or less 192 154 84.8 78.0-89.7 38 15.2 10.3-22.0
15,000-24,999 103 89 89.2 80.8-94.1 14 10.8 5.9-19.2
25,000-49,999 132 114 90.6 84.1-94.7 18 9.4 5.3-15.9
50,000 or more 228 201 91.2 86.5-94.4 27 8.8 5.6-13.5
WIC recipient
No 392 337 89.1 85.3-92.0 55 10.9 8.0-14.7
Yes 314 264 89.1 84.7-92.3 50 10.9 7.7-15.3
Medicaid recipient
No 333 294 91.7 88.0-94.3 39 8.3 5.7-12.0
Yes 377 310 86.6 82.3-90.0 67 13.4 10.0-17.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 201 143 71.1 64.6-76.9 58 28.9 23.1-35.4
2500+ grams 509 461 90.2 87.3-92.6 48 9.8 7.4-12.7

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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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