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2003 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 1130 682 61.9 58.1-65.6 448 38.1 34.4-41.9
Age
< 20 years 132 63 44.6 32.9-57.1 69 55.4 42.9-67.1
20-24 years 316 162 52.5 45.1-59.9 154 47.5 40.1-54.9
25-34 years 541 357 69.5 64.3-74.3 184 30.5 25.7-35.7
35+ years 141 100 68.8 57.3-78.4 41 31.2 21.6-42.7
Race
White 762 466 63.4 58.9-67.6 296 36.6 32.4-41.1
Black 324 183 54.5 46.3-62.5 141 45.5 37.5-53.7
Other 44 33 75.8 55.5-88.7 11 24.2 11.3-44.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 67 59.5 48.4-69.6 50 40.5 30.4-51.6
No 1012 615 62.3 58.2-66.3 397 37.7 33.7-41.8
Education
< High School 268 133 53.2 45.2-61.1 135 46.8 38.9-54.8
High School 352 207 59.5 52.5-66.2 145 40.5 33.8-47.5
> High School 508 341 69.0 63.5-74.0 167 31.0 26.0-36.5
Marital Status
Married 683 448 67.7 63.0-72.1 235 32.3 27.9-37.0
Other 447 234 52.5 46.0-58.9 213 47.5 41.1-54.0
Income
15,999 or less 336 191 54.6 47.3-61.7 145 45.4 38.3-52.7
16,000-24,999 151 84 57.5 47.1-67.3 67 42.5 32.7-52.9
25,000-39,999 165 101 66.2 56.0-75.1 64 33.8 24.9-44.0
40,000 or more 352 248 73.4 67.1-78.9 104 26.6 21.1-32.9
WIC recipient
No 558 383 72.4 67.3-76.9 175 27.6 23.1-32.7
Yes 563 291 51.3 45.7-56.9 272 48.7 43.1-54.3
Medicaid recipient
No 511 349 72.0 66.7-76.7 162 28.0 23.3-33.3
Yes 619 333 53.7 48.3-59.0 286 46.3 41.0-51.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 615 354 57.0 53.1-60.8 261 43.0 39.2-46.9
2500+ grams 515 328 62.5 58.2-66.7 187 37.5 33.3-41.8

#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.

This page was generated on 22MAR05

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