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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Was the baby just before your new one born more than 3 weeks before its due date?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 530 453 89.0 85.2-91.8 77 11.0 8.2-14.8
Age
< 20 years 16 14 96.3 85.4-99.2 2 3.7 0.8-14.6
20-24 years 102 77 83.3 72.8-90.3 25 16.7 9.7-27.2
25-34 years 305 264 89.1 84.1-92.7 41 10.9 7.3-15.9
35+ years 107 98 94.1 85.5-97.7 9 5.9 2.3-14.5
Race
White 377 326 89.0 84.7-92.2 51 11.0 7.8-15.3
Black 131 107 87.8 77.9-93.6 24 12.2 6.4-22.1
Other 22 20 92.8 66.9-98.8 2 7.2 1.2-33.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 79 68 85.2 73.7-92.3 11 14.8 7.7-26.3
No 451 385 89.9 86.0-92.8 66 10.1 7.2-14.0
Education
< High School 112 93 82.0 71.7-89.2 19 18.0 10.8-28.3
High School 167 135 87.7 80.0-92.7 32 12.3 7.3-20.0
> High School 251 225 93.4 89.0-96.1 26 6.6 3.9-11.0
Marital Status
Married 367 326 92.1 88.3-94.8 41 7.9 5.2-11.7
Other 163 127 81.5 72.5-88.1 36 18.5 11.9-27.5
Income
14,999 or less 152 117 82.2 73.2-88.7 35 17.8 11.3-26.8
15,000-24,999 90 82 95.4 87.1-98.5 8 4.6 1.5-12.9
25,000-49,999 94 82 88.0 77.6-93.9 12 12.0 6.1-22.4
50,000 or more 151 134 93.7 87.7-96.8 17 6.3 3.2-12.3
WIC recipient
No 284 247 90.1 85.1-93.5 37 9.9 6.5-14.9
Yes 240 200 87.2 80.8-91.6 40 12.8 8.4-19.2
Medicaid recipient
No 232 206 93.9 89.5-96.5 26 6.1 3.5-10.5
Yes 298 247 85.0 79.1-89.5 51 15.0 10.5-20.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 217 170 78.0 72.0-83.0 47 22.0 17.0-28.0
2500+ grams 313 283 89.8 85.7-92.8 30 10.2 7.2-14.3

~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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