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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Was the baby just before your new one born more than 3 weeks before its due date?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 770 608 86.8 83.8-89.4 162 13.2 10.6-16.2
Age
< 20 years 33 23 86.9 66.4-95.7 10 13.1 4.3-33.6
20-24 years 199 149 85.0 78.2-90.0 50 15.0 10.0-21.8
25-34 years 408 331 87.3 83.0-90.6 77 12.7 9.4-17.0
35+ years 130 105 88.3 80.1-93.5 25 11.7 6.5-19.9
Race
White 500 417 89.2 85.7-91.9 83 10.8 8.1-14.3
Black 235 165 82.5 75.3-87.9 70 17.5 12.1-24.7
Other 35 26 75.1 55.4-88.0 9 24.9 12.0-44.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 93 75 87.6 78.4-93.2 18 12.4 6.8-21.6
No 676 532 86.7 83.3-89.5 144 13.3 10.5-16.7
Education
< High School 191 151 89.1 83.0-93.2 40 10.9 6.8-17.0
High School 237 170 80.1 73.0-85.8 67 19.9 14.2-27.0
> High School 340 286 89.8 85.5-92.9 54 10.2 7.1-14.5
Marital Status
Married 498 412 89.1 85.6-91.8 86 10.9 8.2-14.4
Other 272 196 82.1 75.7-87.2 76 17.9 12.8-24.3
Income
15,999 or less 220 164 86.2 79.8-90.8 56 13.8 9.2-20.2
16,000-24,999 120 92 85.6 76.5-91.5 28 14.4 8.5-23.5
25,000-39,999 114 89 83.4 73.0-90.3 25 16.6 9.7-27.0
40,000 or more 224 193 90.3 85.1-93.9 31 9.7 6.1-14.9
WIC recipient
No 374 313 89.5 85.5-92.6 61 10.5 7.4-14.5
Yes 392 292 84.2 79.3-88.1 100 15.8 11.9-20.7
Medicaid recipient
No 327 274 88.6 84.0-92.0 53 11.4 8.0-16.0
Yes 443 334 85.5 81.1-89.0 109 14.5 11.0-18.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 331 219 65.4 60.2-70.3 112 34.6 29.7-39.8
2500+ grams 439 389 88.6 85.2-91.2 50 11.4 8.8-14.8

#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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