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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? SEVERE NAUSEA, VOMITING, OR DEHYDRATION

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1807 1214 70.1 67.2-72.8 593 29.9 27.2-32.8
Age
< 20 years 225 141 62.7 53.9-70.8 84 37.3 29.2-46.1
20-24 years 485 299 65.9 60.1-71.3 186 34.1 28.7-39.9
25-34 years 885 621 74.1 70.1-77.7 264 25.9 22.3-29.9
35+ years 212 153 71.8 63.1-79.1 59 28.2 20.9-36.9
Race
White 1210 849 72.4 69.1-75.5 361 27.6 24.5-30.9
Black 541 332 64.5 58.3-70.3 209 35.5 29.7-41.7
Other 56 33 56.4 38.5-72.8 23 43.6 27.2-61.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 97 71.3 61.4-79.5 47 28.7 20.5-38.6
No 1662 1116 69.9 66.9-72.8 546 30.1 27.2-33.1
Education
< High School 387 217 58.5 51.9-64.9 170 41.5 35.1-48.1
High School 595 396 70.5 65.4-75.2 199 29.5 24.8-34.6
> High School 824 601 76.2 72.3-79.8 223 23.8 20.2-27.7
Marital Status
Married 1156 806 73.4 70.0-76.6 350 26.6 23.4-30.0
Other 651 408 63.7 58.3-68.7 243 36.3 31.3-41.7
Income
15,999 or less 533 316 61.2 55.3-66.7 217 38.8 33.3-44.7
16,000-24,999 241 166 72.2 64.2-79.0 75 27.8 21.0-35.8
25,000-39,999 262 175 74.4 67.0-80.7 87 25.6 19.3-33.0
40,000 or more 610 458 77.6 73.1-81.6 152 22.4 18.4-26.9
WIC recipient
No 973 705 75.8 72.1-79.2 268 24.2 20.8-27.9
Yes 830 506 64.0 59.5-68.2 324 36.0 31.8-40.5
Medicaid recipient
No 891 655 77.0 73.2-80.3 236 23.0 19.7-26.8
Yes 916 559 63.2 58.9-67.4 357 36.8 32.6-41.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 349 217 62.1 57.3-66.6 132 37.9 33.4-42.7
1500 - 2499 grams 570 361 62.6 58.7-66.4 209 37.4 33.6-41.3
2500+ grams 888 636 70.8 67.6-73.7 252 29.2 26.3-32.4

#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 24NOV03

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