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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? SEVERE NAUSEA, VOMITING, OR DEHYDRATION

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1465 1017 73.8 70.9-76.5 448 26.2 23.5-29.1
Age
< 20 years 160 112 76.3 66.4-84.0 48 23.7 16.0-33.6
20-24 years 400 248 66.5 60.5-72.1 152 33.5 27.9-39.5
25-34 years 721 525 77.3 73.3-80.8 196 22.7 19.2-26.7
35+ years 184 132 73.6 64.6-80.9 52 26.4 19.1-35.4
Race
White 1000 698 73.7 70.3-76.9 302 26.3 23.1-29.7
Black 401 274 74.0 67.7-79.4 127 26.0 20.6-32.3
Other 64 45 73.3 58.3-84.4 19 26.7 15.6-41.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 107 76.7 67.8-83.7 39 23.3 16.3-32.2
No 1316 907 73.3 70.2-76.2 409 26.7 23.8-29.8
Education
< High School 316 204 67.8 60.9-74.1 112 32.2 25.9-39.1
High School 434 284 70.3 64.6-75.4 150 29.7 24.6-35.4
> High School 713 527 78.7 74.9-82.2 186 21.3 17.8-25.1
Marital Status
Married 919 660 76.4 72.9-79.6 259 23.6 20.4-27.1
Other 546 357 69.0 63.6-73.9 189 31.0 26.1-36.4
Income
15,999 or less 400 243 61.6 55.2-67.7 157 38.4 32.3-44.8
16,000-24,999 192 120 69.8 61.3-77.1 72 30.2 22.9-38.7
25,000-39,999 210 150 76.5 68.7-82.9 60 23.5 17.1-31.3
40,000 or more 502 382 82.0 77.6-85.6 120 18.0 14.4-22.4
WIC recipient
No 761 563 78.3 74.5-81.7 198 21.7 18.3-25.5
Yes 696 450 69.4 64.9-73.6 246 30.6 26.4-35.1
Medicaid recipient
No 704 525 79.9 76.1-83.2 179 20.1 16.8-23.9
Yes 761 492 68.0 63.6-72.1 269 32.0 27.9-36.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 668 419 62.9 59.2-66.4 249 37.1 33.6-40.8
2500+ grams 797 598 74.7 71.6-77.7 199 25.3 22.3-28.4

#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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