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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you have any of these problems during your pregnancy? CERVIX HAD TO BE SEWN SHUT (INCOMPETENT CERVIX, CERCLAGE)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1629 1536 96.2 94.8-97.2 93 3.8 2.8- 5.2
Age
< 20 years 224 209 96.3 91.4-98.4 15 3.7 1.6- 8.6
20-24 years 431 411 95.6 92.2-97.6 20 4.4 2.4- 7.8
25-34 years 795 743 95.7 93.6-97.2 52 4.3 2.8- 6.4
35+ years 179 173 99.6 99.0-99.8 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0
Race
White 1101 1050 96.3 94.6-97.5 51 3.7 2.5- 5.4
Black 468 429 95.3 92.0-97.3 39 4.7 2.7- 8.0
Other 60 57 99.4 98.0-99.8 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 162 143 89.6 82.2-94.2 19 10.4 5.8-17.8
No 1465 1391 97.1 95.8-98.0 74 2.9 2.0- 4.2
Education
< High School 353 330 94.6 90.6-97.0 23 5.4 3.0- 9.4
High School 507 475 95.7 92.6-97.5 32 4.3 2.5- 7.4
> High School 765 728 97.5 95.8-98.5 37 2.5 1.5- 4.2
Marital Status
Married 1032 982 96.3 94.5-97.5 50 3.7 2.5- 5.5
Other 597 554 96.0 93.4-97.6 43 4.0 2.4- 6.6
Income
15,999 or less 487 446 93.2 89.4-95.7 41 6.8 4.3-10.6
16,000-24,999 182 172 96.3 90.5-98.6 10 3.7 1.4- 9.5
25,000-39,999 248 238 98.4 95.4-99.5 10 1.6 0.5- 4.6
40,000 or more 555 533 98.2 96.4-99.1 22 1.8 0.9- 3.6
WIC recipient
No 846 811 97.3 95.4-98.4 35 2.7 1.6- 4.6
Yes 778 720 95.0 92.6-96.7 58 5.0 3.3- 7.4
Medicaid recipient
No 814 778 97.5 95.7-98.5 36 2.5 1.5- 4.3
Yes 815 758 94.8 92.4-96.5 57 5.2 3.5- 7.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 312 280 89.5 85.9-92.3 32 10.5 7.7-14.1
1500 - 2499 grams 486 452 92.8 90.2-94.8 34 7.2 5.2- 9.8
2500+ grams 831 804 96.5 95.0-97.6 27 3.5 2.4- 5.0

#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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