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2006 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 678 532 85.7 82.2-88.5 146 14.3 11.5-17.8
Age
< 20 years 15 12 77.7 45.2-93.6 3 22.3 6.4-54.8
20-24 years 125 88 79.8 70.1-87.0 37 20.2 13.0-29.9
25-34 years 393 322 88.3 84.2-91.5 71 11.7 8.5-15.8
35+ years 145 110 84.7 76.2-90.5 35 15.3 9.5-23.8
Race
White 481 384 86.8 82.8-89.9 97 13.2 10.1-17.2
Black 151 113 83.6 75.1-89.7 38 16.4 10.3-24.9
Other 46 35 80.7 62.8-91.3 11 19.3 8.7-37.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 103 83 89.1 80.3-94.2 20 10.9 5.8-19.7
No 575 449 85.0 81.1-88.2 126 15.0 11.8-18.9
Education
< High School 118 90 83.6 73.8-90.2 28 16.4 9.8-26.2
High School 203 150 83.0 75.7-88.5 53 17.0 11.5-24.3
> High School 355 290 87.8 83.4-91.2 65 12.2 8.8-16.6
Marital Status
Married 483 389 86.6 82.8-89.7 94 13.4 10.3-17.2
Other 195 143 83.7 76.3-89.1 52 16.3 10.9-23.7
Income
14,999 or less 170 123 79.6 71.0-86.1 47 20.4 13.9-29.0
15,000-24,999 97 78 86.7 76.5-92.8 19 13.3 7.2-23.5
25,000-49,999 143 107 86.2 78.8-91.3 36 13.8 8.7-21.2
50,000 or more 218 184 90.5 85.1-94.0 34 9.5 6.0-14.9
WIC recipient
No 381 305 87.7 83.5-91.0 76 12.3 9.0-16.5
Yes 289 220 82.8 76.8-87.5 69 17.2 12.5-23.2
Medicaid recipient
No 330 268 88.4 84.0-91.7 62 11.6 8.3-16.0
Yes 348 264 83.2 77.7-87.5 84 16.8 12.5-22.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 255 162 63.3 56.9-69.3 93 36.7 30.7-43.1
2500+ grams 423 370 87.2 83.5-90.1 53 12.8 9.9-16.5

~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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