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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? SEVERE NAUSEA, VOMITING, OR DEHYDRATION

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1557 1023 68.6 65.7-71.4 534 31.4 28.6-34.3
Age
< 20 years 164 95 68.3 58.4-76.7 69 31.7 23.3-41.6
20-24 years 404 242 63.2 57.2-68.9 162 36.8 31.1-42.8
25-34 years 797 542 69.5 65.4-73.3 255 30.5 26.7-34.6
35+ years 192 144 78.2 70.1-84.6 48 21.8 15.4-29.9
Race
White 1072 721 69.5 66.1-72.7 351 30.5 27.3-33.9
Black 421 260 65.7 59.2-71.7 161 34.3 28.3-40.8
Other 64 42 68.9 53.8-80.8 22 31.1 19.2-46.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 171 119 71.6 63.2-78.8 52 28.4 21.2-36.8
No 1386 904 68.1 64.9-71.1 482 31.9 28.9-35.1
Education
< High School 314 186 64.2 57.3-70.5 128 35.8 29.5-42.7
High School 448 277 64.8 58.9-70.2 171 35.2 29.8-41.1
> High School 792 558 73.0 69.1-76.6 234 27.0 23.4-30.9
Marital Status
Married 958 652 69.5 65.9-72.9 306 30.5 27.1-34.1
Other 599 371 67.2 62.1-72.0 228 32.8 28.0-37.9
Income
14,999 or less 463 276 65.3 59.6-70.7 187 34.7 29.3-40.4
15,000-24,999 242 148 60.3 52.3-67.8 94 39.7 32.2-47.7
25,000-49,999 318 201 65.4 58.9-71.4 117 34.6 28.6-41.1
50,000 or more 417 316 78.6 73.5-82.9 101 21.4 17.1-26.5
WIC recipient
No 789 556 72.2 68.2-75.9 233 27.8 24.1-31.8
Yes 762 464 65.0 60.6-69.2 298 35.0 30.8-39.4
Medicaid recipient
No 715 513 73.7 69.6-77.4 202 26.3 22.6-30.4
Yes 842 510 64.5 60.3-68.5 332 35.5 31.5-39.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 697 424 60.3 56.6-63.8 273 39.7 36.2-43.4
2500+ grams 860 599 69.4 66.1-72.4 261 30.6 27.6-33.9

#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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