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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Health of Previous Live Births*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No prev live birth Normal birthwt and term LBW or preterm
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1789 818 42.1 39.1-45.2 680 46.8 43.7-49.9 291 11.1 9.4-13.1
Age
< 20 years 228 182 77.6 69.3-84.2 28 17.1 11.3-25.0 18 5.3 2.5-10.6
20-24 years 484 219 42.4 36.6-48.3 178 44.4 38.5-50.4 87 13.2 9.7-17.8
25-34 years 871 355 36.3 32.3-40.6 360 51.1 46.7-55.4 156 12.6 10.0-15.7
35+ years 206 62 23.5 16.7-32.0 114 70.3 61.5-77.8 30 6.2 3.2-11.6
Race
White 1192 569 42.6 39.1-46.2 475 48.2 44.6-51.8 148 9.2 7.3-11.4
Black 539 225 40.7 34.7-47.1 182 42.0 35.9-48.4 132 17.3 13.1-22.4
Other 58 24 39.2 23.8-57.2 23 51.0 33.8-68.0 11 9.8 3.5-24.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 138 59 36.4 27.0-46.8 55 46.1 36.0-56.6 24 17.5 10.8-27.0
No 1650 759 42.8 39.6-46.0 624 46.8 43.6-50.0 267 10.4 8.7-12.5
Education
< High School 385 166 41.0 34.5-47.7 144 42.7 36.2-49.5 75 16.3 12.0-21.8
High School 588 244 40.0 34.8-45.4 229 48.2 42.8-53.6 115 11.8 8.9-15.6
> High School 815 407 44.2 39.8-48.6 307 48.1 43.6-52.6 101 7.8 5.7-10.4
Marital Status
Married 1142 486 37.3 33.8-41.0 485 52.1 48.3-55.8 171 10.6 8.5-13.1
Other 647 332 51.4 46.0-56.8 195 36.5 31.4-41.9 120 12.1 9.1-15.9
Income
15,999 or less 526 220 39.9 34.3-45.8 192 43.5 37.7-49.5 114 16.6 12.7-21.4
16,000-24,999 241 111 47.6 39.4-55.9 90 43.9 35.9-52.3 40 8.6 5.1-14.0
25,000-39,999 259 112 37.5 30.2-45.6 100 50.1 42.1-58.0 47 12.4 8.0-18.5
40,000 or more 603 296 43.0 38.0-48.1 243 49.8 44.7-54.9 64 7.2 5.1-10.3
WIC recipient
No 963 451 41.9 37.8-46.0 372 48.4 44.2-52.5 140 9.8 7.6-12.5
Yes 816 361 42.1 37.6-46.7 305 45.2 40.7-49.8 150 12.7 10.0-16.0
Medicaid recipient
No 881 420 41.4 37.3-45.6 344 49.5 45.2-53.7 117 9.1 7.0-11.8
Yes 908 398 42.8 38.4-47.2 336 44.1 39.7-48.6 174 13.1 10.4-16.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 359 196 54.1 49.4-58.8 84 23.7 19.9-28.0 79 22.2 18.5-26.3
1500 - 2499 grams 564 263 46.2 42.2-50.2 173 30.5 26.9-34.3 128 23.4 20.1-26.9
2500+ grams 866 359 41.6 38.3-44.9 423 48.3 45.0-51.7 84 10.1 8.2-12.3

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 7-9.

#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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