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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY

After your baby was born, how long did he or she stay in the hospital?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Never in or 0-2 days 3-5 days More than 6 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1297 803 67.0 64.0-70.0 484 32.8 29.9-35.9 10 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Age
< 20 years 149 90 67.5 57.9-75.8 57 32.3 24.0-41.9 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9
20-24 years 310 201 67.4 61.1-73.1 107 32.5 26.8-38.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
25-34 years 654 408 68.2 63.9-72.2 241 31.7 27.7-36.0 5 0.1 0.0- 0.2
35+ years 184 104 61.6 53.2-69.4 79 38.2 30.5-46.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
Race
White 920 590 69.3 65.8-72.6 324 30.6 27.3-34.2 6 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Black 321 178 61.8 55.0-68.2 139 38.0 31.6-44.8 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6
Other 56 35 57.7 42.6-71.5 21 42.3 28.5-57.4 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 176 99 56.6 48.4-64.5 76 43.3 35.4-51.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
No 1119 703 69.1 65.8-72.2 408 30.8 27.7-34.0 8 0.1 0.1- 0.2
Education
< High School 257 150 64.5 57.5-71.1 106 35.4 28.9-42.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
High School 364 228 68.3 62.4-73.7 131 31.5 26.1-37.4 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5
> High School 672 422 67.3 63.1-71.2 246 32.6 28.7-36.8 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Marital Status
Married 803 513 69.7 66.0-73.2 283 30.2 26.7-33.9 7 0.1 0.1- 0.3
Other 494 290 63.3 58.1-68.2 201 36.6 31.7-41.8 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Income
14,999 or less 337 200 64.4 58.1-70.2 134 35.5 29.6-41.7 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
15,000-24,999 206 131 68.2 60.1-75.3 72 31.6 24.4-39.7 3 0.3 0.1- 0.8
25,000-49,999 234 154 72.3 65.1-78.4 79 27.7 21.5-34.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
50,000 or more 436 271 68.5 63.4-73.2 162 31.4 26.7-36.5 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
WIC recipient
No 740 475 69.8 65.9-73.5 263 30.1 26.4-34.1 2 0.0 0.0- 0.1
Yes 547 322 63.7 58.8-68.3 217 36.1 31.5-41.0 8 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Medicaid recipient
No 622 396 69.8 65.5-73.7 223 30.2 26.2-34.4 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2
Yes 675 407 64.8 60.4-68.9 261 35.1 30.9-39.5 7 0.2 0.1- 0.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 426 206 48.7 44.1-53.4 210 48.9 44.3-53.6 10 2.3 1.3- 4.2
2500+ grams 871 597 68.0 64.8-71.1 274 32.0 28.9-35.2 0 0.0 . - .

#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.

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