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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you have any of these problems during your pregnancy? HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (INCLUDING PREECLAMPSIA OR TOXEMIA) OR RETAINED WATER (EDEMA)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1461 1129 83.0 80.5-85.2 332 17.0 14.8-19.5
Age
< 20 years 158 128 90.1 82.5-94.6 30 9.9 5.4-17.5
20-24 years 399 319 83.1 78.1-87.2 80 16.9 12.8-21.9
25-34 years 719 555 82.6 79.0-85.6 164 17.4 14.4-21.0
35+ years 185 127 77.7 69.3-84.4 58 22.3 15.6-30.7
Race
White 997 778 82.0 78.9-84.6 219 18.0 15.4-21.1
Black 400 296 84.7 79.6-88.7 104 15.3 11.3-20.4
Other 64 55 91.2 78.7-96.6 9 8.8 3.4-21.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 123 88.6 81.0-93.4 21 11.4 6.6-19.0
No 1314 1003 82.1 79.4-84.5 311 17.9 15.5-20.6
Education
< High School 313 258 86.0 80.3-90.2 55 14.0 9.8-19.7
High School 433 324 82.4 77.5-86.4 109 17.6 13.6-22.5
> High School 713 545 82.0 78.4-85.1 168 18.0 14.9-21.6
Marital Status
Married 919 714 83.4 80.3-86.0 205 16.6 14.0-19.7
Other 542 415 82.3 77.8-86.1 127 17.7 13.9-22.2
Income
15,999 or less 399 312 83.7 78.5-87.8 87 16.3 12.2-21.5
16,000-24,999 191 153 83.9 76.5-89.3 38 16.1 10.7-23.5
25,000-39,999 210 161 83.9 76.9-89.1 49 16.1 10.9-23.1
40,000 or more 501 380 81.7 77.4-85.4 121 18.3 14.6-22.6
WIC recipient
No 760 582 81.9 78.4-84.9 178 18.1 15.1-21.6
Yes 693 540 84.3 80.6-87.4 153 15.7 12.6-19.4
Medicaid recipient
No 703 539 81.8 78.1-84.9 164 18.2 15.1-21.9
Yes 758 590 84.1 80.6-87.1 168 15.9 12.9-19.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 666 463 70.0 66.5-73.3 203 30.0 26.7-33.5
2500+ grams 795 666 84.1 81.4-86.5 129 15.9 13.5-18.6

#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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