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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-INFANT

After your baby was born, was he or she put in an intensive care unit?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1457 1048 89.1 87.3-90.7 409 10.9 9.3-12.7
Age
< 20 years 157 116 91.4 85.5-95.0 41 8.6 5.0-14.5
20-24 years 398 283 88.7 84.9-91.6 115 11.3 8.4-15.1
25-34 years 717 524 89.2 86.6-91.4 193 10.8 8.6-13.4
35+ years 185 125 87.6 81.5-91.9 60 12.4 8.1-18.5
Race
White 997 743 89.4 87.2-91.2 254 10.6 8.8-12.8
Black 396 256 87.5 83.7-90.5 140 12.5 9.5-16.3
Other 64 49 93.5 83.8-97.6 15 6.5 2.4-16.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 110 87.4 80.3-92.2 36 12.6 7.8-19.7
No 1308 937 89.5 87.6-91.1 371 10.5 8.9-12.4
Education
< High School 316 223 88.6 84.3-91.8 93 11.4 8.2-15.7
High School 430 304 88.7 85.0-91.5 126 11.3 8.5-15.0
> High School 709 521 89.7 87.1-91.8 188 10.3 8.2-12.9
Marital Status
Married 917 666 88.7 86.3-90.7 251 11.3 9.3-13.7
Other 540 382 90.0 87.1-92.3 158 10.0 7.7-12.9
Income
15,999 or less 398 279 89.4 85.9-92.2 119 10.6 7.8-14.1
16,000-24,999 190 139 89.0 83.3-92.9 51 11.0 7.1-16.7
25,000-39,999 210 139 87.8 82.3-91.8 71 12.2 8.2-17.7
40,000 or more 499 371 89.0 85.6-91.6 128 11.0 8.4-14.4
WIC recipient
No 754 546 88.4 85.7-90.6 208 11.6 9.4-14.3
Yes 695 496 89.9 87.3-92.0 199 10.1 8.0-12.7
Medicaid recipient
No 698 522 89.3 86.5-91.5 176 10.7 8.5-13.5
Yes 759 526 89.0 86.5-91.1 233 11.0 8.9-13.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 663 313 47.4 43.7-51.2 350 52.6 48.8-56.3
2500+ grams 794 735 92.8 90.8-94.4 59 7.2 5.6- 9.2

#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.

This page was generated on 22MAR05

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