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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you have any of these problems during your pregnancy? HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE HYPERTENSION (INCLUDING PREGNANCY-INDUCED HYPERTENSION [PIH], PREECLAMPSIA, OR TOXEMIA)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1552 1219 84.2 81.9-86.3 333 15.8 13.7-18.1
Age
< 20 years 164 125 82.8 74.1-89.0 39 17.2 11.0-25.9
20-24 years 404 320 85.8 81.2-89.4 84 14.2 10.6-18.8
25-34 years 793 630 83.6 80.3-86.5 163 16.4 13.5-19.7
35+ years 191 144 84.7 77.7-89.7 47 15.3 10.3-22.3
Race
White 1068 848 84.6 81.9-87.0 220 15.4 13.0-18.1
Black 420 319 82.7 77.4-86.9 101 17.3 13.1-22.6
Other 64 52 85.6 72.5-93.1 12 14.4 6.9-27.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 143 91.2 85.3-94.9 23 8.8 5.1-14.7
No 1386 1076 83.1 80.5-85.3 310 16.9 14.7-19.5
Education
< High School 308 261 86.9 81.5-90.9 47 13.1 9.1-18.5
High School 448 342 85.4 81.0-88.9 106 14.6 11.1-19.0
> High School 793 613 82.2 78.8-85.2 180 17.8 14.8-21.2
Marital Status
Married 958 753 83.7 80.8-86.2 205 16.3 13.8-19.2
Other 594 466 85.1 81.1-88.4 128 14.9 11.6-18.9
Income
14,999 or less 459 364 84.0 79.3-87.7 95 16.0 12.3-20.7
15,000-24,999 242 191 86.3 80.3-90.8 51 13.7 9.2-19.7
25,000-49,999 318 236 80.7 75.1-85.2 82 19.3 14.8-24.9
50,000 or more 417 335 84.9 80.4-88.5 82 15.1 11.5-19.6
WIC recipient
No 792 629 84.9 81.7-87.6 163 15.1 12.4-18.3
Yes 754 586 83.7 80.2-86.7 168 16.3 13.3-19.8
Medicaid recipient
No 716 565 85.0 81.7-87.8 151 15.0 12.2-18.3
Yes 836 654 83.6 80.3-86.5 182 16.4 13.5-19.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 695 491 71.0 67.6-74.2 204 29.0 25.8-32.4
2500+ grams 857 728 85.4 82.9-87.6 129 14.6 12.4-17.1

#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 02OCT06

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