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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

SEVERE NAUSEA, VOMITING, OR DEHYDRATION

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1661 1142 71.2 68.4-73.9 519 28.8 26.1-31.6
Age
< 20 years 197 123 61.2 52.0-69.6 74 38.8 30.4-48.0
20-24 years 398 256 68.0 62.0-73.4 142 32.0 26.6-38.0
25-34 years 836 589 73.0 69.0-76.6 247 27.0 23.4-31.0
35+ years 230 174 80.5 73.5-86.0 56 19.5 14.0-26.5
Race
White 1147 803 72.4 69.2-75.5 344 27.6 24.5-30.8
Black 443 296 70.1 63.9-75.6 147 29.9 24.4-36.1
Other 71 43 56.8 42.3-70.3 28 43.2 29.7-57.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 210 126 62.6 54.6-69.9 84 37.4 30.1-45.4
No 1448 1013 72.8 69.8-75.7 435 27.2 24.3-30.2
Education
< High School 333 195 60.2 53.4-66.7 138 39.8 33.3-46.6
High School 452 311 73.4 68.0-78.2 141 26.6 21.8-32.0
> High School 870 633 74.7 70.9-78.1 237 25.3 21.9-29.1
Marital Status
Married 1009 728 74.8 71.4-78.0 281 25.2 22.0-28.6
Other 652 414 66.1 61.2-70.7 238 33.9 29.3-38.8
Income
14,999 or less 446 279 67.8 61.9-73.1 167 32.2 26.9-38.1
15,000-24,999 256 168 66.5 58.7-73.5 88 33.5 26.5-41.3
25,000-49,999 304 211 72.0 65.2-77.9 93 28.0 22.1-34.8
50,000 or more 542 414 77.9 73.4-81.9 128 22.1 18.1-26.6
WIC recipient
No 946 701 76.8 73.3-80.0 245 23.2 20.0-26.7
Yes 702 431 64.0 59.4-68.4 271 36.0 31.6-40.6
Medicaid recipient
No 788 597 77.7 73.9-81.0 191 22.3 19.0-26.1
Yes 873 545 65.8 61.6-69.7 328 34.2 30.3-38.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 766 492 63.3 59.9-66.6 274 36.7 33.4-40.1
2500+ grams 895 650 71.9 68.8-74.8 245 28.1 25.2-31.2

#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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