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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? 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 1336 941 79.2 76.2-81.9 395 20.8 18.1-23.8
Age
< 20 years 133 79 61.3 50.1-71.5 54 38.7 28.5-49.9
20-24 years 296 208 80.5 74.3-85.6 88 19.5 14.4-25.7
25-34 years 686 501 82.4 78.5-85.7 185 17.6 14.3-21.5
35+ years 221 153 80.9 73.8-86.5 68 19.1 13.5-26.2
Race
White 975 703 82.2 79.1-85.0 272 17.8 15.0-20.9
Black 285 173 68.9 61.4-75.6 112 31.1 24.4-38.6
Other 76 65 84.9 68.4-93.6 11 15.1 6.4-31.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 135 83.8 75.6-89.6 43 16.2 10.4-24.4
No 1158 806 78.3 75.1-81.2 352 21.7 18.8-24.9
Education
< High School 215 136 67.4 58.5-75.1 79 32.6 24.9-41.5
High School 402 265 77.2 71.7-82.0 137 22.8 18.0-28.3
> High School 717 538 85.0 81.7-87.9 179 15.0 12.1-18.3
Marital Status
Married 878 638 82.7 79.5-85.6 240 17.3 14.4-20.5
Other 458 303 73.9 68.3-78.9 155 26.1 21.1-31.7
Income
14,999 or less 352 231 75.5 69.1-81.0 121 24.5 19.0-30.9
15,000-24,999 174 123 80.7 72.2-87.1 51 19.3 12.9-27.8
25,000-49,999 260 178 78.4 71.7-83.8 82 21.6 16.2-28.3
50,000 or more 437 338 86.8 82.6-90.0 99 13.2 10.0-17.4
WIC recipient
No 753 550 82.4 78.7-85.6 203 17.6 14.4-21.3
Yes 579 389 75.6 70.8-79.9 190 24.4 20.1-29.2
Medicaid recipient
No 668 499 84.3 80.7-87.3 169 15.7 12.7-19.3
Yes 668 442 74.8 70.3-78.9 226 25.2 21.1-29.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 589 319 54.6 50.4-58.7 270 45.4 41.3-49.6
2500+ grams 747 622 81.4 78.1-84.2 125 18.6 15.8-21.9

~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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