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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? SEVERE NAUSEA, VOMITING, OR DEHYDRATION

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1337 896 67.3 63.9-70.5 441 32.7 29.5-36.1
Age
< 20 years 132 69 48.3 37.5-59.2 63 51.7 40.8-62.5
20-24 years 294 185 66.2 59.1-72.6 109 33.8 27.4-40.9
25-34 years 690 473 69.8 65.3-74.1 217 30.2 25.9-34.7
35+ years 221 169 76.5 68.2-83.2 52 23.5 16.8-31.8
Race
White 978 672 70.3 66.6-73.8 306 29.7 26.2-33.4
Black 283 170 56.2 48.3-63.7 113 43.8 36.3-51.7
Other 76 54 77.0 62.5-87.0 22 23.0 13.0-37.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 178 112 62.8 53.5-71.2 66 37.2 28.8-46.5
No 1159 784 68.2 64.6-71.6 375 31.8 28.4-35.4
Education
< High School 214 132 60.9 51.9-69.1 82 39.1 30.9-48.1
High School 403 256 64.4 58.1-70.2 147 35.6 29.8-41.9
> High School 718 506 71.5 67.2-75.4 212 28.5 24.6-32.8
Marital Status
Married 880 622 73.0 69.2-76.5 258 27.0 23.5-30.8
Other 457 274 58.9 52.8-64.7 183 41.1 35.3-47.2
Income
14,999 or less 352 216 61.6 54.7-68.1 136 38.4 31.9-45.3
15,000-24,999 176 113 64.5 54.9-73.1 63 35.5 26.9-45.1
25,000-49,999 260 180 71.5 64.2-77.8 80 28.5 22.2-35.8
50,000 or more 438 319 75.1 69.8-79.7 119 24.9 20.3-30.2
WIC recipient
No 753 547 74.6 70.5-78.4 206 25.4 21.6-29.5
Yes 580 346 59.1 53.8-64.2 234 40.9 35.8-46.2
Medicaid recipient
No 670 493 76.3 72.2-80.1 177 23.7 19.9-27.8
Yes 667 403 59.5 54.5-64.3 264 40.5 35.7-45.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 590 375 63.2 59.0-67.1 215 36.8 32.9-41.0
2500+ grams 747 521 67.6 64.0-71.1 226 32.4 28.9-36.0

~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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