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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? SEVERE NAUSEA, VOMITING, OR DEHYDRATION

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1017 700 71.1 67.5-74.5 317 28.9 25.5-32.5
Age
< 20 years 97 60 60.4 47.4-72.2 37 39.6 27.8-52.6
20-24 years 250 155 71.5 64.0-77.9 95 28.5 22.1-36.0
25-34 years 514 368 70.7 65.6-75.4 146 29.3 24.6-34.4
35+ years 156 117 79.6 70.6-86.4 39 20.4 13.6-29.4
Race
White 729 509 72.4 68.3-76.2 220 27.6 23.8-31.7
Black 248 162 66.2 57.5-73.9 86 33.8 26.1-42.5
Other 40 29 72.2 52.8-85.8 11 27.8 14.2-47.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 130 89 69.2 59.1-77.7 41 30.8 22.3-40.9
No 887 611 71.5 67.6-75.1 276 28.5 24.9-32.4
Education
< High School 200 130 65.5 57.0-73.2 70 34.5 26.8-43.0
High School 291 189 69.5 62.2-76.0 102 30.5 24.0-37.8
> High School 524 379 74.2 69.4-78.5 145 25.8 21.5-30.6
Marital Status
Married 647 461 73.5 69.2-77.4 186 26.5 22.6-30.8
Other 370 239 66.9 60.2-73.0 131 33.1 27.0-39.8
Income
14,999 or less 296 185 64.4 56.9-71.1 111 35.6 28.9-43.1
15,000-24,999 157 100 69.0 58.9-77.5 57 31.0 22.5-41.1
25,000-49,999 177 132 77.4 69.3-83.9 45 22.6 16.1-30.7
50,000 or more 294 221 76.1 69.8-81.5 73 23.9 18.5-30.2
WIC recipient
No 554 403 74.6 69.9-78.7 151 25.4 21.3-30.1
Yes 457 293 66.8 61.0-72.2 164 33.2 27.8-39.0
Medicaid recipient
No 471 345 75.3 70.3-79.6 126 24.7 20.4-29.7
Yes 546 355 67.5 62.2-72.4 191 32.5 27.6-37.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 460 298 63.5 59.0-67.8 162 36.5 32.2-41.0
2500+ grams 557 402 71.8 67.9-75.4 155 28.2 24.6-32.1

~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.

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