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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you have any of these problems during your pregnancy? HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (INCLUDING PREECLAMPSIA OR TOXEMIA) OR RETAINED WATER (EDEMA)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1800 1312 79.3 76.7-81.6 488 20.7 18.4-23.3
Age
< 20 years 223 172 80.2 72.3-86.2 51 19.8 13.8-27.7
20-24 years 480 361 79.9 74.8-84.2 119 20.1 15.8-25.2
25-34 years 887 643 79.0 75.4-82.3 244 21.0 17.7-24.6
35+ years 210 136 77.8 69.8-84.2 74 22.2 15.8-30.2
Race
White 1208 888 80.2 77.3-82.9 320 19.8 17.1-22.7
Black 536 386 77.1 71.4-81.9 150 22.9 18.1-28.6
Other 56 38 71.9 53.7-84.9 18 28.1 15.1-46.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 141 118 88.6 80.7-93.5 23 11.4 6.5-19.3
No 1658 1194 78.3 75.6-80.8 464 21.7 19.2-24.4
Education
< High School 387 302 83.9 78.5-88.1 85 16.1 11.9-21.5
High School 594 420 75.8 70.9-80.1 174 24.2 19.9-29.1
> High School 818 589 79.1 75.4-82.5 229 20.9 17.5-24.6
Marital Status
Married 1155 823 78.0 74.8-80.8 332 22.0 19.2-25.2
Other 645 489 81.9 77.5-85.6 156 18.1 14.4-22.5
Income
15,999 or less 524 388 80.3 75.3-84.5 136 19.7 15.5-24.7
16,000-24,999 243 177 80.9 73.8-86.5 66 19.1 13.5-26.2
25,000-39,999 262 194 79.4 72.4-84.9 68 20.6 15.1-27.6
40,000 or more 611 429 76.0 71.4-80.0 182 24.0 20.0-28.6
WIC recipient
No 971 696 78.9 75.4-82.0 275 21.1 18.0-24.6
Yes 825 614 79.8 75.9-83.1 211 20.2 16.9-24.1
Medicaid recipient
No 891 638 77.6 73.9-80.8 253 22.4 19.2-26.1
Yes 909 674 81.0 77.4-84.2 235 19.0 15.8-22.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 348 208 59.6 54.8-64.2 140 40.4 35.8-45.2
1500 - 2499 grams 568 397 70.4 66.6-73.9 171 29.6 26.1-33.4
2500+ grams 884 707 80.2 77.5-82.7 177 19.8 17.3-22.5

#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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