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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PREMATURITY

Days Between Due Date and Birth

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
2 weeks or less 3 to 4 weeks 4 to 8 weeks More than 8 weeks
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1434 573 71.7 68.6-74.6 257 18.0 15.4-20.9 322 7.5 6.2- 9.0 282 2.9 2.3- 3.7
Age
< 20 years 175 64 64.0 53.6-73.3 26 17.4 10.6-27.2 42 13.3 8.0-21.4 43 5.3 2.6-10.5
20-24 years 372 142 70.3 63.9-76.1 66 18.8 13.8-25.0 89 8.3 5.7-11.9 75 2.6 2.0- 3.3
25-34 years 707 294 73.9 69.6-77.7 136 17.9 14.4-22.0 151 5.7 4.3- 7.4 126 2.6 1.8- 3.9
35+ years 180 73 73.0 64.1-80.4 29 17.2 11.0-25.9 40 7.5 4.4-12.4 38 2.3 1.6- 3.2
Race
White 950 411 72.2 68.5-75.6 178 19.0 15.9-22.5 216 6.8 5.3- 8.5 145 2.1 1.5- 2.9
Black 435 141 69.0 62.6-74.8 72 16.3 11.7-22.3 96 9.3 6.6-13.1 126 5.3 3.7- 7.7
Other 49 21 79.9 62.1-90.6 7 7.4 2.0-23.7 10 10.0 3.1-27.7 11 2.7 1.4- 5.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 100 47 69.9 57.5-79.9 15 16.1 8.7-27.9 24 9.0 4.5-17.3 14 5.0 1.7-13.6
No 1333 525 71.8 68.6-74.8 242 18.2 15.5-21.2 298 7.3 6.0- 8.9 268 2.7 2.2- 3.3
Education
< High School 295 112 66.5 58.9-73.4 46 17.3 12.0-24.2 71 11.6 7.8-16.8 66 4.6 2.6- 8.1
High School 467 184 73.6 68.2-78.4 82 17.1 12.9-22.4 109 6.4 4.7- 8.6 92 2.9 2.0- 4.2
> High School 670 277 73.0 68.6-77.0 129 18.9 15.2-23.2 141 6.2 4.7- 8.2 123 2.0 1.7- 2.4
Marital Status
Married 928 393 73.2 69.5-76.6 180 19.1 16.0-22.8 196 5.5 4.4- 7.0 159 2.1 1.6- 2.8
Other 506 180 68.5 62.6-73.7 77 15.6 11.5-20.8 126 11.5 8.5-15.4 123 4.5 3.0- 6.7
Income
15,999 or less 405 141 67.4 60.8-73.3 69 19.9 14.8-26.2 101 8.5 6.1-11.9 94 4.2 2.7- 6.6
16,000-24,999 193 73 69.4 60.1-77.3 31 17.8 11.5-26.7 38 8.4 4.9-14.2 51 4.3 2.3- 8.0
25,000-39,999 204 85 72.8 64.1-80.0 42 17.9 11.8-26.3 42 7.3 4.2-12.5 35 2.0 1.4- 2.9
40,000 or more 503 221 75.2 70.4-79.5 91 17.5 13.6-22.2 111 5.7 4.1- 7.8 80 1.6 1.3- 2.0
WIC recipient
No 780 314 73.7 69.6-77.4 143 17.9 14.5-21.8 167 6.2 4.7- 8.0 156 2.2 1.9- 2.6
Yes 649 257 69.4 64.6-73.9 113 17.9 14.1-22.4 154 9.0 6.9-11.8 125 3.6 2.4- 5.4
Medicaid recipient
No 722 309 73.3 69.1-77.2 139 18.8 15.3-22.8 145 5.7 4.3- 7.6 129 2.2 1.6- 3.0
Yes 712 264 69.8 65.1-74.1 118 17.1 13.4-21.4 177 9.5 7.3-12.2 153 3.6 2.6- 5.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 281 3 1.0 0.4- 2.8 3 1.1 0.4- 3.1 36 13.0 9.8-17.0 239 84.9 80.6-88.3
1500 - 2499 grams 549 97 18.1 15.1-21.4 147 26.4 23.0-30.1 266 48.3 44.3-52.4 39 7.2 5.4- 9.6
2500+ grams 604 473 78.2 74.7-81.3 107 17.5 14.7-20.8 20 3.5 2.3- 5.4 4 0.7 0.3- 2.0

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 39 (When was your baby due?) and 41 (When was your baby born?)

#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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