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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? CERVIX HAD TO BE SEWN SHUT (INCOMPETENT CERVIX, CERCLAGE)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1456 1415 98.2 97.2-98.9 41 1.8 1.1- 2.8
Age
< 20 years 156 150 95.7 88.6-98.5 6 4.3 1.5-11.4
20-24 years 400 389 99.1 97.7-99.7 11 0.9 0.3- 2.3
25-34 years 717 696 97.9 96.3-98.8 21 2.1 1.2- 3.7
35+ years 183 180 99.7 99.2-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 0.8
Race
White 994 971 98.1 96.8-98.9 23 1.9 1.1- 3.2
Black 398 381 98.6 97.0-99.4 17 1.4 0.6- 3.0
Other 64 63 97.8 86.3-99.7 1 2.2 0.3-13.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 134 93.8 87.4-97.1 9 6.2 2.9-12.6
No 1310 1278 98.8 98.0-99.3 32 1.2 0.7- 2.0
Education
< High School 312 298 96.0 92.0-98.0 14 4.0 2.0- 8.0
High School 431 417 98.4 96.4-99.3 14 1.6 0.7- 3.6
> High School 711 698 99.1 98.1-99.6 13 0.9 0.4- 1.9
Marital Status
Married 916 894 98.3 96.9-99.0 22 1.7 1.0- 3.1
Other 540 521 98.1 96.2-99.1 19 1.9 0.9- 3.8
Income
15,999 or less 396 377 97.4 94.9-98.7 19 2.6 1.3- 5.1
16,000-24,999 191 185 97.6 92.7-99.3 6 2.4 0.7- 7.3
25,000-39,999 211 204 96.5 91.5-98.6 7 3.5 1.4- 8.5
40,000 or more 500 494 99.3 97.8-99.8 6 0.7 0.2- 2.2
WIC recipient
No 755 738 98.5 97.0-99.2 17 1.5 0.8- 3.0
Yes 693 669 97.9 96.1-98.9 24 2.1 1.1- 3.9
Medicaid recipient
No 702 692 99.0 97.8-99.6 10 1.0 0.4- 2.2
Yes 754 723 97.4 95.6-98.5 31 2.6 1.5- 4.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 664 635 95.5 93.6-96.8 29 4.5 3.2- 6.4
2500+ grams 792 780 98.5 97.3-99.1 12 1.5 0.9- 2.7

#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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