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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you any of the following things because of these problems? I WENT TO THE HOSPITAL OR EMERGENCY ROOM AND STAYED LESS THAN 1 DAY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1331 846 63.7 60.0-67.2 485 36.3 32.8-40.0
Age
< 20 years 191 105 44.7 35.0-54.8 86 55.3 45.2-65.0
20-24 years 363 218 57.7 50.5-64.6 145 42.3 35.4-49.5
25-34 years 638 419 69.5 64.4-74.1 219 30.5 25.9-35.6
35+ years 139 104 81.2 70.6-88.7 35 18.8 11.3-29.4
Race
White 886 595 67.1 62.9-71.1 291 32.9 28.9-37.1
Black 401 223 55.6 47.9-63.0 178 44.4 37.0-52.1
Other 44 28 51.1 31.3-70.6 16 48.9 29.4-68.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 135 92 65.8 54.4-75.6 43 34.2 24.4-45.6
No 1195 753 63.4 59.4-67.1 442 36.6 32.9-40.6
Education
< High School 302 189 58.0 49.8-65.7 113 42.0 34.3-50.2
High School 432 255 60.3 53.7-66.6 177 39.7 33.4-46.3
> High School 594 399 68.7 63.4-73.5 195 31.3 26.5-36.6
Marital Status
Married 811 544 69.1 64.7-73.1 267 30.9 26.9-35.3
Other 520 302 54.1 47.7-60.5 218 45.9 39.5-52.3
Income
15,999 or less 427 258 59.1 52.0-65.9 169 40.9 34.1-48.0
16,000-24,999 153 69 52.3 41.5-62.8 84 47.7 37.2-58.5
25,000-39,999 213 125 54.2 45.2-63.0 88 45.8 37.0-54.8
40,000 or more 415 309 76.9 71.1-81.9 106 23.1 18.1-28.9
WIC recipient
No 669 473 73.2 68.4-77.5 196 26.8 22.5-31.6
Yes 655 368 54.4 48.9-59.7 287 45.6 40.3-51.1
Medicaid recipient
No 631 443 71.7 66.8-76.1 188 28.3 23.9-33.2
Yes 700 403 56.0 50.6-61.3 297 44.0 38.7-49.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 312 202 64.3 59.2-69.1 110 35.7 30.9-40.8
1500 - 2499 grams 454 278 61.3 56.8-65.6 176 38.7 34.4-43.2
2500+ grams 565 366 63.9 59.8-67.8 199 36.1 32.2-40.2

#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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