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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 OR EMERGENCY ROOM AND STAYED LESS THAN 1 DAY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1189 764 62.7 59.0-66.2 425 37.3 33.8-41.0
Age
< 20 years 158 95 55.8 44.8-66.3 63 44.2 33.7-55.2
20-24 years 324 182 56.3 49.1-63.2 142 43.7 36.8-50.9
25-34 years 561 378 65.8 60.5-70.7 183 34.2 29.3-39.5
35+ years 146 109 71.7 61.4-80.2 37 28.3 19.8-38.6
Race
White 792 510 63.4 59.0-67.5 282 36.6 32.5-41.0
Black 340 218 60.1 52.3-67.5 122 39.9 32.5-47.7
Other 57 36 64.6 48.6-77.9 21 35.4 22.1-51.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 109 69 66.4 54.2-76.8 40 33.6 23.2-45.8
No 1080 695 62.3 58.4-66.0 385 37.7 34.0-41.6
Education
< High School 265 163 59.1 51.3-66.5 102 40.9 33.5-48.7
High School 368 221 60.8 53.9-67.3 147 39.2 32.7-46.1
> High School 554 379 66.0 60.8-70.9 175 34.0 29.1-39.2
Marital Status
Married 734 496 65.9 61.4-70.1 238 34.1 29.9-38.6
Other 455 268 56.5 50.0-62.7 187 43.5 37.3-50.0
Income
15,999 or less 376 216 54.9 48.1-61.6 160 45.1 38.4-51.9
16,000-24,999 137 80 57.1 45.8-67.7 57 42.9 32.3-54.2
25,000-39,999 159 101 58.8 48.3-68.5 58 41.2 31.5-51.7
40,000 or more 398 293 72.7 66.8-77.8 105 27.3 22.2-33.2
WIC recipient
No 622 439 69.5 64.6-73.9 183 30.5 26.1-35.4
Yes 556 315 54.3 48.8-59.7 241 45.7 40.3-51.2
Medicaid recipient
No 558 400 70.1 65.0-74.7 158 29.9 25.3-35.0
Yes 631 364 55.4 50.1-60.5 267 44.6 39.5-49.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 633 416 65.4 61.7-69.0 217 34.6 31.0-38.3
2500+ grams 556 348 62.4 58.2-66.3 208 37.6 33.7-41.8

#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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