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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY

At Delivery, Number of Days Mother stayed in Hospital*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Never in or 0-2 nights 3-7 nights More than 7 nights
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1626 639 47.5 44.4-50.5 865 49.9 46.8-52.9 122 2.7 2.0- 3.6
Age
< 20 years 192 63 42.3 33.5-51.6 114 54.5 45.2-63.4 15 3.3 1.4- 7.3
20-24 years 386 163 49.7 43.5-55.9 204 48.6 42.4-54.8 19 1.7 0.8- 3.6
25-34 years 819 320 47.5 43.2-51.8 435 49.5 45.2-53.8 64 3.0 2.0- 4.5
35+ years 229 93 47.7 39.8-55.8 112 49.3 41.3-57.3 24 3.0 1.6- 5.7
Race
White 1127 468 50.8 47.2-54.3 583 46.7 43.2-50.3 76 2.5 1.7- 3.7
Black 428 140 37.2 31.1-43.8 248 59.4 52.8-65.6 40 3.4 2.0- 5.8
Other 71 31 45.9 32.3-60.2 34 52.8 38.6-66.6 6 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 208 85 45.3 37.6-53.3 112 52.6 44.6-60.4 11 2.1 0.8- 5.5
No 1415 552 47.9 44.6-51.3 753 49.4 46.1-52.7 110 2.7 1.9- 3.6
Education
< High School 330 116 42.8 36.2-49.7 191 54.0 47.1-60.7 23 3.2 1.6- 6.2
High School 439 184 51.4 45.5-57.3 224 46.5 40.7-52.5 31 2.1 1.2- 3.7
> High School 851 335 47.0 42.9-51.2 448 50.1 46.0-54.3 68 2.8 1.9- 4.2
Marital Status
Married 993 410 51.4 47.6-55.1 509 46.0 42.3-49.8 74 2.6 1.8- 3.8
Other 633 229 41.9 36.9-47.0 356 55.3 50.2-60.3 48 2.8 1.7- 4.5
Income
14,999 or less 438 163 43.8 37.8-49.9 243 53.3 47.2-59.3 32 2.9 1.6- 5.3
15,000-24,999 256 95 44.0 36.4-52.0 144 53.4 45.5-61.2 17 2.5 1.1- 5.6
25,000-49,999 300 122 48.8 41.8-55.9 153 48.4 41.3-55.4 25 2.8 1.5- 5.3
50,000 or more 532 220 51.6 46.4-56.7 271 46.0 40.9-51.2 41 2.4 1.4- 4.0
WIC recipient
No 929 383 49.5 45.5-53.5 471 47.5 43.5-51.5 75 3.0 2.0- 4.4
Yes 685 252 45.0 40.3-49.8 386 52.6 47.9-57.4 47 2.3 1.5- 3.7
Medicaid recipient
No 772 316 49.7 45.4-54.0 398 47.9 43.6-52.2 58 2.4 1.6- 3.7
Yes 854 323 45.6 41.3-49.9 467 51.5 47.2-55.8 64 2.9 1.9- 4.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 741 197 26.9 23.9-30.2 437 58.8 55.3-62.2 107 14.2 12.0-16.9
2500+ grams 885 442 49.3 46.0-52.6 428 49.1 45.8-52.4 15 1.7 1.0- 2.8

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey questions 42 (When was your baby born?) and 43 (When were you discharged from the hospital after your baby was born?).

#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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