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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY

After your baby was born, how long did he or she stay in the hospital?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Never in or 0-2 nights 3-5 nights More than 6 nights
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1205 759 67.3 64.2-70.3 434 32.6 29.6-35.7 12 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Age
< 20 years 121 79 69.2 58.5-78.2 42 30.8 21.8-41.5 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 317 201 66.7 60.5-72.5 113 33.1 27.4-39.4 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
25-34 years 619 399 69.0 64.7-73.0 213 30.8 26.8-35.2 7 0.2 0.1- 0.3
35+ years 148 80 59.3 50.1-67.9 66 40.5 31.9-49.7 2 0.2 0.1- 0.8
Race
White 847 549 69.4 65.8-72.8 294 30.5 27.1-34.1 4 0.1 0.0- 0.1
Black 304 177 61.6 54.6-68.2 120 38.1 31.5-45.1 7 0.4 0.2- 0.8
Other 54 33 59.9 44.3-73.6 20 39.8 26.1-55.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 140 80 59.2 49.9-67.9 58 40.6 31.9-49.9 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6
No 1065 679 68.7 65.4-71.8 376 31.1 28.0-34.4 10 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Education
< High School 239 146 62.5 55.0-69.5 92 37.4 30.5-44.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
High School 339 218 68.9 62.9-74.4 118 30.9 25.5-37.0 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
> High School 625 394 68.6 64.4-72.5 223 31.2 27.3-35.4 8 0.2 0.1- 0.3
Marital Status
Married 757 493 69.8 66.0-73.3 255 30.1 26.5-33.8 9 0.2 0.1- 0.3
Other 448 266 63.3 57.8-68.6 179 36.6 31.4-42.1 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Income
14,999 or less 352 206 61.5 55.3-67.4 141 38.3 32.4-44.5 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5
15,000-24,999 186 131 73.4 65.2-80.2 54 26.5 19.7-34.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
25,000-49,999 253 169 71.1 64.5-76.9 80 28.7 22.9-35.3 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5
50,000 or more 325 205 69.7 64.0-74.8 119 30.3 25.2-36.0 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
WIC recipient
No 627 402 69.5 65.3-73.4 217 30.3 26.4-34.5 8 0.2 0.1- 0.3
Yes 570 354 65.4 60.7-69.9 212 34.5 30.0-39.2 4 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Medicaid recipient
No 568 364 70.5 66.2-74.5 198 29.4 25.4-33.7 6 0.1 0.1- 0.3
Yes 637 395 64.7 60.1-68.9 236 35.2 30.9-39.7 6 0.1 0.1- 0.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 369 189 51.1 46.1-56.1 168 45.9 40.9-50.9 12 3.0 1.8- 5.2
2500+ grams 836 570 68.1 64.8-71.2 266 31.9 28.8-35.2 0 0.0 . - .

#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.

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