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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Health of Previous Live Births*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No prev live birth Normal birthwt and term LBW or preterm
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1415 648 43.6 40.4-46.9 546 44.7 41.4-48.0 221 11.7 9.8-14.0
Age
< 20 years 160 127 81.6 72.2-88.3 19 13.1 7.5-22.0 14 5.3 2.3-11.8
20-24 years 389 191 47.7 41.4-54.0 130 40.0 34.0-46.4 68 12.3 8.8-16.9
25-34 years 687 281 37.8 33.5-42.3 302 50.3 45.7-54.9 104 11.9 9.3-15.2
35+ years 179 49 21.3 14.8-29.8 95 62.9 53.5-71.4 35 15.7 10.0-24.0
Race
White 970 473 45.7 42.0-49.6 377 44.5 40.7-48.4 120 9.7 7.7-12.2
Black 384 149 38.5 31.9-45.6 145 44.7 37.8-51.7 90 16.8 12.4-22.5
Other 61 26 33.1 20.5-48.7 24 47.8 33.0-63.0 11 19.1 9.7-34.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 140 50 26.7 19.0-36.2 55 48.5 38.9-58.3 35 24.7 17.2-34.1
No 1272 596 45.8 42.4-49.3 490 44.3 40.8-47.8 186 9.9 8.1-12.1
Education
< High School 309 121 34.5 28.0-41.7 120 46.6 39.5-53.9 68 18.9 13.9-25.1
High School 417 180 46.4 40.3-52.6 157 40.4 34.5-46.6 80 13.2 9.7-17.7
> High School 687 347 46.1 41.6-50.7 269 46.5 42.0-51.2 71 7.4 5.4-10.0
Marital Status
Married 883 387 40.6 36.8-44.6 384 50.6 46.6-54.6 112 8.8 6.8-11.2
Other 532 261 48.9 43.2-54.6 162 34.1 28.9-39.7 109 17.0 13.2-21.6
Income
15,999 or less 384 165 43.1 36.6-49.8 138 42.5 36.1-49.1 81 14.4 10.5-19.5
16,000-24,999 186 66 32.4 24.7-41.3 86 55.0 46.1-63.7 34 12.5 7.8-19.4
25,000-39,999 202 88 44.4 36.0-53.1 85 44.3 36.0-53.0 29 11.3 6.9-18.0
40,000 or more 483 259 49.3 43.9-54.7 182 44.1 38.8-49.5 42 6.7 4.5- 9.7
WIC recipient
No 736 363 47.2 42.8-51.6 292 45.4 41.1-49.9 81 7.4 5.5- 9.9
Yes 671 281 39.6 34.8-44.5 251 43.8 39.0-48.8 139 16.6 13.3-20.5
Medicaid recipient
No 679 354 49.3 44.7-53.8 259 43.2 38.8-47.8 66 7.5 5.5-10.2
Yes 736 294 38.2 33.7-42.9 287 46.1 41.4-50.9 155 15.7 12.7-19.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 650 320 48.7 45.0-52.5 189 28.9 25.6-32.4 141 22.4 19.4-25.7
2500+ grams 765 328 43.1 39.6-46.7 357 46.1 42.6-49.7 80 10.8 8.7-13.2

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 7-9.

#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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