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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Health of Previous Live Births*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No prev live birth Normal birthwt and term LBW or preterm
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1311 640 42.4 39.1-45.9 481 46.3 42.8-49.7 190 11.3 9.3-13.7
Age
< 20 years 132 117 83.4 72.9-90.4 12 12.9 6.9-22.7 3 3.7 1.0-12.4
20-24 years 294 169 51.7 44.5-58.9 78 35.2 28.5-42.5 47 13.1 8.9-18.8
25-34 years 675 287 33.0 28.8-37.4 291 56.0 51.3-60.6 97 11.0 8.4-14.4
35+ years 210 67 24.1 17.6-32.1 100 59.5 50.7-67.8 43 16.4 10.7-24.1
Race
White 955 480 42.9 39.1-46.8 353 46.7 42.8-50.7 122 10.4 8.1-13.2
Black 277 127 44.2 36.5-52.1 100 44.6 36.9-52.5 50 11.2 7.4-16.7
Other 79 33 28.5 18.2-41.6 28 47.5 33.7-61.8 18 24.0 13.8-38.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 167 69 41.6 32.7-51.1 68 44.5 35.5-53.9 30 13.9 8.7-21.5
No 1144 571 42.6 39.0-46.3 413 46.6 42.9-50.3 160 10.8 8.7-13.3
Education
< High School 207 93 44.6 35.9-53.7 74 39.9 31.5-48.8 40 15.5 10.3-22.7
High School 390 190 44.0 37.9-50.4 136 43.5 37.2-50.0 64 12.4 8.8-17.3
> High School 712 357 40.8 36.5-45.2 269 50.2 45.7-54.7 86 9.0 6.8-12.0
Marital Status
Married 863 382 35.1 31.4-39.0 354 53.1 49.1-57.2 127 11.8 9.4-14.7
Other 448 258 53.2 47.1-59.2 127 36.2 30.5-42.3 63 10.6 7.4-15.0
Income
14,999 or less 342 175 44.6 37.8-51.6 106 39.8 33.1-47.0 61 15.6 11.2-21.2
15,000-24,999 169 75 38.3 29.6-48.0 70 49.1 39.6-58.7 24 12.6 7.3-20.7
25,000-49,999 254 111 37.9 30.9-45.4 98 51.0 43.4-58.5 45 11.2 7.4-16.5
50,000 or more 435 217 40.7 35.4-46.4 174 52.6 46.9-58.2 44 6.7 4.4-10.0
WIC recipient
No 735 356 39.5 35.2-44.0 282 50.4 45.9-54.9 97 10.1 7.6-13.1
Yes 562 277 45.6 40.4-50.9 194 41.5 36.3-46.8 91 12.9 9.8-16.9
Medicaid recipient
No 664 334 40.9 36.5-45.5 248 49.6 44.9-54.2 82 9.5 7.1-12.6
Yes 647 306 43.7 38.8-48.8 233 43.3 38.4-48.4 108 12.9 9.9-16.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 575 324 55.4 51.1-59.6 133 23.5 20.1-27.3 118 21.1 17.8-24.8
2500+ grams 736 316 41.3 37.7-45.0 348 48.3 44.5-52.0 72 10.4 8.3-13.0

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 8-10.

~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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