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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

LABOR PAINS MORE THAN 3 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR BABY WAS DUE (PRETERM OR EARLY LABOR)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1661 1171 81.4 79.1-83.6 490 18.6 16.4-20.9
Age
< 20 years 196 116 72.0 63.4-79.2 80 28.0 20.8-36.6
20-24 years 395 267 80.6 75.6-84.8 128 19.4 15.2-24.4
25-34 years 839 605 83.2 79.9-86.0 234 16.8 14.0-20.1
35+ years 231 183 85.4 79.0-90.1 48 14.6 9.9-21.0
Race
White 1144 838 83.0 80.3-85.4 306 17.0 14.6-19.7
Black 445 270 74.3 68.6-79.3 175 25.7 20.7-31.4
Other 72 63 93.7 83.2-97.8 9 6.3 2.2-16.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 209 163 86.3 80.2-90.8 46 13.7 9.2-19.8
No 1449 1006 80.6 78.0-83.0 443 19.4 17.0-22.0
Education
< High School 332 214 77.2 71.2-82.3 118 22.8 17.7-28.8
High School 452 301 79.9 75.1-84.0 151 20.1 16.0-24.9
> High School 871 650 84.0 80.9-86.7 221 16.0 13.3-19.1
Marital Status
Married 1010 751 83.6 80.7-86.1 259 16.4 13.9-19.3
Other 651 420 78.4 74.2-82.1 231 21.6 17.9-25.8
Income
14,999 or less 447 275 77.0 71.8-81.4 172 23.0 18.6-28.2
15,000-24,999 257 172 77.5 70.5-83.2 85 22.5 16.8-29.5
25,000-49,999 306 223 82.1 76.3-86.7 83 17.9 13.3-23.7
50,000 or more 541 423 87.2 83.5-90.1 118 12.8 9.9-16.5
WIC recipient
No 947 714 85.1 82.2-87.6 233 14.9 12.4-17.8
Yes 701 447 76.8 72.8-80.4 254 23.2 19.6-27.2
Medicaid recipient
No 788 605 86.1 83.0-88.7 183 13.9 11.3-17.0
Yes 873 566 77.5 73.9-80.7 307 22.5 19.3-26.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 767 418 53.7 50.2-57.1 349 46.3 42.9-49.8
2500+ grams 894 753 83.9 81.4-86.2 141 16.1 13.8-18.6

#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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