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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? LABOR PAINS MORE THAN 3 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR BABY WAS DUE (PRETERM OR EARLY LABOR)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1552 1048 77.5 74.9-79.9 504 22.5 20.1-25.1
Age
< 20 years 164 101 70.6 60.8-78.9 63 29.4 21.1-39.2
20-24 years 401 249 74.7 69.3-79.5 152 25.3 20.5-30.7
25-34 years 793 546 78.7 75.0-81.9 247 21.3 18.1-25.0
35+ years 194 152 85.6 78.7-90.6 42 14.4 9.4-21.3
Race
White 1069 742 80.0 77.1-82.7 327 20.0 17.3-22.9
Black 419 257 66.7 60.2-72.6 162 33.3 27.4-39.8
Other 64 49 91.2 81.5-96.0 15 8.8 4.0-18.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 170 135 89.2 82.9-93.4 35 10.8 6.6-17.1
No 1382 913 75.5 72.6-78.2 469 24.5 21.8-27.4
Education
< High School 312 197 74.7 68.3-80.1 115 25.3 19.9-31.7
High School 444 289 72.4 66.9-77.3 155 27.6 22.7-33.1
> High School 793 560 81.8 78.5-84.8 233 18.2 15.2-21.5
Marital Status
Married 956 670 79.1 75.9-81.9 286 20.9 18.1-24.1
Other 596 378 75.0 70.3-79.2 218 25.0 20.8-29.7
Income
14,999 or less 460 288 74.0 68.6-78.7 172 26.0 21.3-31.4
15,000-24,999 242 157 73.7 66.2-80.0 85 26.3 20.0-33.8
25,000-49,999 316 213 75.3 69.2-80.5 103 24.7 19.5-30.8
50,000 or more 417 304 84.7 80.4-88.3 113 15.3 11.7-19.6
WIC recipient
No 792 568 82.6 79.3-85.5 224 17.4 14.5-20.7
Yes 755 476 72.2 68.1-76.1 279 27.8 23.9-31.9
Medicaid recipient
No 715 518 82.5 79.0-85.5 197 17.5 14.5-21.0
Yes 837 530 73.4 69.5-77.0 307 26.6 23.0-30.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 698 365 52.6 48.9-56.2 333 47.4 43.8-51.1
2500+ grams 854 683 79.7 76.8-82.3 171 20.3 17.7-23.2

#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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