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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PREMATURITY

Days Between Due Date and Birth

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
2 weeks or less 3 to 4 weeks 4 to 8 weeks More than 8 weeks
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1174 552 72.3 69.1-75.2 261 19.6 16.8-22.7 246 6.3 5.1- 7.6 115 1.9 1.6- 2.2
Age
< 20 years 118 51 76.3 65.6-84.5 23 15.2 8.1-26.5 30 5.8 3.8- 8.7 14 2.7 1.6- 4.8
20-24 years 327 150 70.8 64.4-76.5 76 21.7 16.4-28.0 73 5.8 4.1- 8.3 28 1.7 1.2- 2.4
25-34 years 577 291 74.0 69.5-78.0 126 18.3 14.7-22.7 105 5.9 4.3- 8.2 55 1.7 1.3- 2.2
35+ years 152 60 64.9 54.5-74.0 36 23.7 15.7-34.2 38 9.0 5.2-15.2 18 2.4 1.5- 3.9
Race
White 796 394 72.5 68.6-76.0 182 20.3 17.0-24.0 160 5.9 4.5- 7.6 60 1.3 1.0- 1.7
Black 328 132 72.2 65.7-78.0 72 17.5 12.4-24.0 76 6.6 4.9- 8.9 48 3.7 2.7- 4.9
Other 50 26 68.3 50.3-82.2 7 19.2 8.5-37.9 10 10.2 3.7-25.2 7 2.3 1.0- 4.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 115 60 74.1 63.9-82.3 24 18.0 10.9-28.0 23 6.7 3.4-12.9 8 1.2 0.6- 2.3
No 1057 491 71.9 68.5-75.1 237 19.9 16.9-23.2 223 6.2 5.0- 7.6 106 2.0 1.7- 2.4
Education
< High School 248 114 70.7 63.2-77.2 51 20.0 14.1-27.4 61 7.3 4.9-10.8 22 2.0 1.3- 3.0
High School 361 173 74.0 68.2-79.2 77 17.7 13.1-23.4 74 6.4 4.3- 9.3 37 1.9 1.3- 2.6
> High School 564 265 71.8 67.1-76.1 133 20.7 16.8-25.3 111 5.6 4.1- 7.6 55 1.8 1.4- 2.4
Marital Status
Married 741 368 74.2 70.2-77.7 161 18.8 15.5-22.6 140 5.3 4.0- 7.0 72 1.7 1.4- 2.1
Other 433 184 68.8 62.9-74.1 100 21.0 16.2-26.8 106 8.0 5.9-10.7 43 2.2 1.6- 3.0
Income
15,999 or less 313 140 67.3 60.4-73.6 67 23.3 17.6-30.2 75 7.2 5.1-10.2 31 2.1 1.5- 3.0
16,000-24,999 154 69 68.9 59.1-77.2 40 22.2 14.9-31.8 34 7.5 4.3-12.9 11 1.4 0.7- 2.4
25,000-39,999 172 79 76.1 67.7-82.9 32 15.9 10.0-24.5 33 4.8 2.8- 8.1 28 3.2 2.1- 4.7
40,000 or more 403 204 76.5 71.3-80.9 89 16.9 12.9-21.8 76 5.2 3.5- 7.5 34 1.5 1.1- 2.1
WIC recipient
No 606 296 74.8 70.5-78.6 129 17.4 13.9-21.5 115 5.8 4.2- 7.8 66 2.0 1.6- 2.6
Yes 562 254 69.7 64.7-74.3 129 21.7 17.5-26.6 131 6.9 5.2- 9.0 48 1.7 1.3- 2.2
Medicaid recipient
No 563 283 75.4 71.0-79.4 127 17.7 14.1-22.0 106 5.4 3.9- 7.5 47 1.5 1.1- 1.9
Yes 611 269 69.3 64.5-73.7 134 21.4 17.3-26.0 140 7.0 5.4- 9.1 68 2.3 1.8- 2.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 602 104 17.5 14.7-20.7 153 24.7 21.5-28.2 230 38.6 34.9-42.5 115 19.1 16.2-22.4
2500+ grams 572 448 78.3 74.7-81.5 108 19.0 16.0-22.5 16 2.7 1.7- 4.4 0 0.0 . - .

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 38 (When was your baby due?) and 40 (When was your baby born?)

#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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