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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? LABOR PAINS MORE THAN 3 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR BABY WAS DUE (PRETERM OR EARLY LABOR)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1463 920 72.3 69.3-75.0 543 27.7 25.0-30.7
Age
< 20 years 159 79 64.9 54.5-74.1 80 35.1 25.9-45.5
20-24 years 400 228 66.3 60.3-71.9 172 33.7 28.1-39.7
25-34 years 719 489 76.0 72.0-79.6 230 24.0 20.4-28.0
35+ years 185 124 77.5 69.1-84.2 61 22.5 15.8-30.9
Race
White 998 646 72.5 69.1-75.8 352 27.5 24.2-30.9
Black 401 233 71.6 65.4-77.2 168 28.4 22.8-34.6
Other 64 41 71.1 55.9-82.7 23 28.9 17.3-44.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 94 68.5 58.9-76.7 50 31.5 23.3-41.1
No 1316 823 72.7 69.6-75.6 493 27.3 24.4-30.4
Education
< High School 313 164 61.1 54.0-67.8 149 38.9 32.2-46.0
High School 435 253 67.7 61.9-73.0 182 32.3 27.0-38.1
> High School 713 503 80.4 76.6-83.6 210 19.6 16.4-23.4
Marital Status
Married 920 616 76.7 73.3-79.8 304 23.3 20.2-26.7
Other 543 304 64.2 58.7-69.3 239 35.8 30.7-41.3
Income
15,999 or less 401 224 62.9 56.6-68.9 177 37.1 31.1-43.4
16,000-24,999 192 112 68.7 60.1-76.1 80 31.3 23.9-39.9
25,000-39,999 209 135 75.1 67.0-81.7 74 24.9 18.3-33.0
40,000 or more 500 357 81.4 77.1-85.1 143 18.6 14.9-22.9
WIC recipient
No 759 513 78.5 74.8-81.8 246 21.5 18.2-25.2
Yes 696 402 65.3 60.7-69.7 294 34.7 30.3-39.3
Medicaid recipient
No 703 492 79.5 75.7-82.8 211 20.5 17.2-24.3
Yes 760 428 65.5 61.0-69.7 332 34.5 30.3-39.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 668 321 47.5 43.8-51.2 347 52.5 48.8-56.2
2500+ grams 795 599 74.5 71.2-77.4 196 25.5 22.6-28.8

#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.

This page was generated on 22MAR05

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