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2002 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 AND STAYED MORE THAN 7 DAYS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1189 1081 97.0 95.9-97.8 108 3.0 2.2- 4.1
Age
< 20 years 158 150 97.2 91.3-99.1 8 2.8 0.9- 8.7
20-24 years 324 301 98.1 96.3-99.0 23 1.9 1.0- 3.7
25-34 years 561 499 96.4 94.6-97.7 62 3.6 2.3- 5.4
35+ years 146 131 96.7 91.8-98.7 15 3.3 1.3- 8.2
Race
White 792 726 97.4 96.0-98.3 66 2.6 1.7- 4.0
Black 340 300 95.4 92.2-97.3 40 4.6 2.7- 7.8
Other 57 55 99.4 97.8-99.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 109 100 96.7 90.7-98.9 9 3.3 1.1- 9.3
No 1080 981 97.0 95.9-97.9 99 3.0 2.1- 4.1
Education
< High School 265 253 98.3 96.1-99.3 12 1.7 0.7- 3.9
High School 368 334 96.0 92.9-97.7 34 4.0 2.3- 7.1
> High School 554 492 97.0 95.5-98.0 62 3.0 2.0- 4.5
Marital Status
Married 734 664 97.2 95.8-98.1 70 2.8 1.9- 4.2
Other 455 417 96.6 94.3-98.0 38 3.4 2.0- 5.7
Income
15,999 or less 376 350 96.5 93.3-98.2 26 3.5 1.8- 6.7
16,000-24,999 137 124 98.0 96.5-98.9 13 2.0 1.1- 3.5
25,000-39,999 159 138 97.3 95.8-98.3 21 2.7 1.7- 4.2
40,000 or more 398 358 96.7 94.4-98.0 40 3.3 2.0- 5.6
WIC recipient
No 622 555 96.9 95.4-97.9 67 3.1 2.1- 4.6
Yes 556 516 97.2 95.2-98.4 40 2.8 1.6- 4.8
Medicaid recipient
No 558 500 97.3 95.9-98.3 58 2.7 1.7- 4.1
Yes 631 581 96.7 94.7-97.9 50 3.3 2.1- 5.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 633 533 84.8 81.9-87.3 100 15.2 12.7-18.1
2500+ grams 556 548 98.5 97.1-99.3 8 1.5 0.7- 2.9

#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.

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