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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY

After your baby was born, how long did he or she stay in the hospital?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Never in or 0-2 nights 3-5 nights More than 6 nights
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1295 890 73.9 71.0-76.6 380 26.0 23.3-28.8 25 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Age
< 20 years 151 100 71.9 62.9-79.4 46 27.9 20.4-36.9 5 0.2 0.1- 0.4
20-24 years 347 233 72.2 66.4-77.5 107 27.6 22.4-33.5 7 0.1 0.1- 0.2
25-34 years 653 469 77.2 73.3-80.7 174 22.7 19.2-26.6 10 0.1 0.1- 0.2
35+ years 144 88 65.7 56.4-74.0 53 34.1 25.9-43.5 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Race
White 909 636 74.7 71.4-77.8 260 25.2 22.1-28.5 13 0.1 0.1- 0.1
Black 348 231 73.2 66.9-78.6 106 26.6 21.1-32.8 11 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Other 38 23 58.3 39.1-75.3 14 41.5 24.6-60.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 65 63.4 53.0-72.7 50 36.5 27.3-46.9 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
No 1177 824 75.1 72.2-77.9 330 24.7 22.0-27.7 23 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Education
< High School 276 186 71.8 65.2-77.6 83 28.1 22.3-34.7 7 0.1 0.1- 0.3
High School 403 277 74.0 68.7-78.7 119 25.9 21.2-31.2 7 0.1 0.1- 0.2
> High School 616 427 75.0 70.9-78.7 178 24.9 21.1-29.0 11 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 861 613 76.6 73.2-79.7 235 23.3 20.2-26.7 13 0.1 0.1- 0.1
Other 434 277 68.4 62.9-73.5 145 31.4 26.4-36.9 12 0.2 0.1- 0.3
Income
15,999 or less 360 242 71.4 65.6-76.6 114 28.5 23.3-34.3 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
16,000-24,999 168 112 70.0 61.4-77.3 52 29.9 22.5-38.4 4 0.1 0.1- 0.3
25,000-39,999 200 147 80.3 73.2-86.0 50 19.6 13.9-26.8 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
40,000 or more 453 316 75.3 70.5-79.5 127 24.6 20.4-29.4 10 0.1 0.1- 0.2
WIC recipient
No 694 483 75.7 71.9-79.2 196 24.1 20.7-28.0 15 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Yes 596 406 72.4 68.0-76.4 180 27.5 23.5-31.9 10 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Medicaid recipient
No 661 465 75.7 71.8-79.2 185 24.2 20.7-28.1 11 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Yes 634 425 72.1 67.7-76.0 195 27.8 23.8-32.2 14 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 75 43 57.7 47.4-67.4 7 9.7 5.0-17.9 25 32.6 23.8-42.8
1500 - 2499 grams 352 198 56.3 51.3-61.3 154 43.7 38.7-48.7 0 0.0 . - .
2500+ grams 868 649 74.7 71.7-77.5 219 25.3 22.5-28.3 0 0.0 . - .

#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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