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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? 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 1018 705 80.8 77.7-83.5 313 19.2 16.5-22.3
Age
< 20 years 97 63 78.1 66.4-86.5 34 21.9 13.5-33.6
20-24 years 250 165 80.4 73.7-85.7 85 19.6 14.3-26.3
25-34 years 515 365 80.6 76.2-84.3 150 19.4 15.7-23.8
35+ years 156 112 84.2 75.8-90.0 44 15.8 10.0-24.2
Race
White 731 521 82.4 79.0-85.4 210 17.6 14.6-21.0
Black 248 157 74.8 66.9-81.3 91 25.2 18.7-33.1
Other 39 27 80.2 61.3-91.2 12 19.8 8.8-38.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 130 105 89.3 81.7-93.9 25 10.7 6.1-18.3
No 888 600 79.1 75.7-82.2 288 20.9 17.8-24.3
Education
< High School 200 150 85.5 78.9-90.3 50 14.5 9.7-21.1
High School 291 189 74.1 67.1-80.1 102 25.9 19.9-32.9
> High School 525 364 81.7 77.5-85.3 161 18.3 14.7-22.5
Marital Status
Married 648 458 82.1 78.4-85.2 190 17.9 14.8-21.6
Other 370 247 78.5 72.7-83.4 123 21.5 16.6-27.3
Income
14,999 or less 297 204 76.8 70.2-82.4 93 23.2 17.6-29.8
15,000-24,999 157 103 82.1 73.7-88.2 54 17.9 11.8-26.3
25,000-49,999 178 126 80.1 72.3-86.1 52 19.9 13.9-27.7
50,000 or more 294 204 83.1 77.6-87.4 90 16.9 12.6-22.4
WIC recipient
No 555 392 81.9 77.9-85.4 163 18.1 14.6-22.1
Yes 457 308 79.4 74.4-83.6 149 20.6 16.4-25.6
Medicaid recipient
No 472 332 82.2 77.9-85.9 140 17.8 14.1-22.1
Yes 546 373 79.6 75.1-83.4 173 20.4 16.6-24.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 460 240 53.0 48.5-57.5 220 47.0 42.5-51.5
2500+ grams 558 465 83.3 79.9-86.2 93 16.7 13.8-20.1

~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.

This page was generated on 25JUN07

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