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2006 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 1336 1078 87.7 85.3-89.6 258 12.3 10.4-14.7
Age
< 20 years 132 104 83.7 74.5-90.1 28 16.3 9.9-25.5
20-24 years 295 239 89.8 85.1-93.2 56 10.2 6.8-14.9
25-34 years 690 564 87.0 83.6-89.8 126 13.0 10.2-16.4
35+ years 219 171 89.9 84.4-93.6 48 10.1 6.4-15.6
Race
White 976 798 88.9 86.4-91.0 178 11.1 9.0-13.6
Black 284 214 84.0 77.8-88.7 70 16.0 11.3-22.2
Other 76 66 87.7 72.9-94.9 10 12.3 5.1-27.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 158 93.1 86.5-96.6 17 6.9 3.4-13.5
No 1161 920 86.6 84.0-88.8 241 13.4 11.2-16.0
Education
< High School 213 178 87.1 80.2-91.8 35 12.9 8.2-19.8
High School 402 322 86.8 82.2-90.4 80 13.2 9.6-17.8
> High School 719 576 88.3 85.4-90.8 143 11.7 9.2-14.6
Marital Status
Married 880 708 87.9 85.2-90.2 172 12.1 9.8-14.8
Other 456 370 87.2 82.9-90.6 86 12.8 9.4-17.1
Income
14,999 or less 350 294 88.4 83.4-92.1 56 11.6 7.9-16.6
15,000-24,999 175 136 84.4 76.5-90.0 39 15.6 10.0-23.5
25,000-49,999 260 202 87.0 81.7-91.0 58 13.0 9.0-18.3
50,000 or more 439 355 88.4 84.5-91.4 84 11.6 8.6-15.5
WIC recipient
No 753 603 87.8 84.7-90.4 150 12.2 9.6-15.3
Yes 579 471 87.4 83.7-90.4 108 12.6 9.6-16.3
Medicaid recipient
No 671 544 88.2 85.0-90.8 127 11.8 9.2-15.0
Yes 665 534 87.2 83.7-90.0 131 12.8 10.0-16.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 590 413 70.0 66.0-73.7 177 30.0 26.3-34.0
2500+ grams 746 665 89.2 86.7-91.3 81 10.8 8.7-13.3

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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