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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

High Blood Sugar (Diabetes) that started before this pregnancy

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1128 1094 97.5 96.3-98.4 34 2.5 1.6- 3.7
Age
18-19 years 87 84 99.2 97.4-99.7 3 0.8 0.3- 2.6
20-24 years 267 262 97.9 94.8-99.2 5 2.1 0.8- 5.2
25-34 years 597 577 97.4 95.6-98.5 20 2.6 1.5- 4.4
35-44 years 177 171 96.2 90.8-98.5 6 3.8 1.5- 9.2
Race
White 824 800 97.6 96.1-98.5 24 2.4 1.5- 3.9
Black 252 244 97.5 93.9-99.0 8 2.5 1.0- 6.1
Other 52 50 97.1 86.1-99.4 2 2.9 0.6-13.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 140 98.8 95.3-99.7 4 1.2 0.3- 4.7
No 984 954 97.3 95.9-98.2 30 2.7 1.8- 4.1
Education
< High School 169 165 99.5 98.6-99.8 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
High School 317 309 97.3 94.4-98.8 8 2.7 1.2- 5.6
> High School 638 616 97.0 95.0-98.2 22 3.0 1.8- 5.0
Marital Status
Married 711 690 97.7 96.2-98.6 21 2.3 1.4- 3.8
Other 417 404 97.2 94.7-98.6 13 2.8 1.4- 5.3
Income
14,999 or less 316 304 97.2 94.4-98.6 12 2.8 1.4- 5.6
15,000-24,999 151 149 98.9 94.6-99.8 2 1.1 0.2- 5.4
25,000-49,999 230 220 96.3 92.0-98.3 10 3.7 1.7- 8.0
50,000 or more 375 365 97.6 95.2-98.9 10 2.4 1.1- 4.8
WIC recipient
No 616 596 97.4 95.6-98.5 20 2.6 1.5- 4.4
Yes 511 497 97.6 95.6-98.8 14 2.4 1.2- 4.4
Medicaid recipient
No 571 556 97.7 95.8-98.7 15 2.3 1.3- 4.2
Yes 557 538 97.4 95.5-98.5 19 2.6 1.5- 4.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 382 366 96.1 93.7-97.6 16 3.9 2.4- 6.3
2500+ grams 746 728 97.7 96.3-98.5 18 2.3 1.5- 3.7

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009. The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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.

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