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2005 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 1016 810 86.4 83.6-88.7 206 13.6 11.3-16.4
Age
< 20 years 97 76 83.1 71.4-90.6 21 16.9 9.4-28.6
20-24 years 250 196 85.8 79.6-90.3 54 14.2 9.7-20.4
25-34 years 515 418 87.3 83.4-90.3 97 12.7 9.7-16.6
35+ years 154 120 86.4 78.4-91.8 34 13.6 8.2-21.6
Race
White 729 591 86.9 83.7-89.5 138 13.1 10.5-16.3
Black 248 187 83.1 76.0-88.5 61 16.9 11.5-24.0
Other 39 32 93.7 80.2-98.2 7 6.3 1.8-19.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 129 111 91.7 84.3-95.7 18 8.3 4.3-15.7
No 887 699 85.3 82.2-88.0 188 14.7 12.0-17.8
Education
< High School 199 157 83.2 75.9-88.7 42 16.8 11.3-24.1
High School 291 218 83.4 77.2-88.1 73 16.6 11.9-22.8
> High School 524 433 89.1 85.6-91.8 91 10.9 8.2-14.4
Marital Status
Married 646 520 87.8 84.6-90.4 126 12.2 9.6-15.4
Other 370 290 83.8 78.3-88.1 80 16.2 11.9-21.7
Income
14,999 or less 296 236 85.5 79.6-89.9 60 14.5 10.1-20.4
15,000-24,999 157 120 84.0 75.1-90.1 37 16.0 9.9-24.9
25,000-49,999 177 134 81.1 73.4-87.0 43 18.9 13.0-26.6
50,000 or more 294 244 90.8 86.4-93.8 50 9.2 6.2-13.6
WIC recipient
No 554 448 87.5 83.9-90.3 106 12.5 9.7-16.1
Yes 456 359 85.1 80.4-88.8 97 14.9 11.2-19.6
Medicaid recipient
No 470 384 88.1 84.3-91.1 86 11.9 8.9-15.7
Yes 546 426 84.8 80.7-88.3 120 15.2 11.7-19.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 461 322 70.5 66.3-74.5 139 29.5 25.5-33.7
2500+ grams 555 488 87.8 84.7-90.3 67 12.2 9.7-15.3

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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