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2009 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 561 457 84.5 80.9-87.6 104 15.5 12.4-19.1
Age
18-19 years 17 15 90.0 59.6-98.2 2 10.0 1.8-40.4
20-24 years 113 87 82.3 73.1-88.9 26 17.7 11.1-26.9
25-34 years 320 262 84.7 79.7-88.6 58 15.3 11.4-20.3
35-44 years 111 93 85.7 76.4-91.7 18 14.3 8.3-23.6
Race
White 411 342 85.2 81.0-88.6 69 14.8 11.4-19.0
Black 125 96 82.5 73.1-89.1 29 17.5 10.9-26.9
Other 25 19 83.5 60.8-94.3 6 16.5 5.7-39.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 101 81 80.3 70.3-87.5 20 19.7 12.5-29.7
No 460 376 85.7 81.7-88.9 84 14.3 11.1-18.3
Education
< High School 112 92 83.9 74.5-90.3 20 16.1 9.7-25.5
High School 156 114 77.8 69.6-84.2 42 22.2 15.8-30.4
> High School 290 248 88.8 84.2-92.2 42 11.2 7.8-15.8
Marital Status
Married 354 299 87.6 83.4-90.9 55 12.4 9.1-16.6
Other 207 158 80.2 73.3-85.6 49 19.8 14.4-26.7
Income
14,999 or less 182 138 79.7 72.2-85.5 44 20.3 14.5-27.8
15,000-24,999 80 63 79.1 67.0-87.5 17 20.9 12.5-33.0
25,000-49,999 109 93 89.9 82.1-94.5 16 10.1 5.5-17.9
50,000 or more 160 139 91.4 85.9-94.9 21 8.6 5.1-14.1
WIC recipient
No 289 249 90.9 86.8-93.8 40 9.1 6.2-13.2
Yes 271 207 78.3 72.2-83.4 64 21.7 16.6-27.8
Medicaid recipient
No 254 223 90.6 86.0-93.8 31 9.4 6.2-14.0
Yes 307 234 80.1 74.6-84.7 73 19.9 15.3-25.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 163 113 68.4 60.8-75.1 50 31.6 24.9-39.2
2500+ grams 398 344 85.7 81.8-89.0 54 14.3 11.0-18.2

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~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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