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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Did the baby born just before your new one weigh 5 pounds, 8 ounces (2.5 kilos) or less at birth?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 835 662 86.5 83.4-89.0 173 13.5 11.0-16.6
Age
< 20 years 40 28 84.7 66.5-93.9 12 15.3 6.1-33.5
20-24 years 176 138 84.5 76.9-89.9 38 15.5 10.1-23.1
25-34 years 464 367 86.6 82.5-89.9 97 13.4 10.1-17.5
35+ years 155 129 89.1 81.6-93.8 26 10.9 6.2-18.4
Race
White 562 458 87.5 83.9-90.4 104 12.5 9.6-16.1
Black 236 177 83.9 76.9-89.1 59 16.1 10.9-23.1
Other 37 27 83.7 64.5-93.6 10 16.3 6.4-35.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 102 77 83.6 73.6-90.4 25 16.4 9.6-26.4
No 731 584 87.0 83.7-89.6 147 13.0 10.4-16.3
Education
< High School 176 130 82.4 74.4-88.4 46 17.6 11.6-25.6
High School 249 194 85.4 79.2-89.9 55 14.6 10.1-20.8
> High School 404 333 88.9 84.8-92.1 71 11.1 7.9-15.2
Marital Status
Married 523 426 89.1 85.6-91.8 97 10.9 8.2-14.4
Other 312 236 82.4 76.5-87.1 76 17.6 12.9-23.5
Income
14,999 or less 246 180 79.1 71.9-84.8 66 20.9 15.2-28.1
15,000-24,999 133 105 86.2 77.7-91.8 28 13.8 8.2-22.3
25,000-49,999 156 134 91.5 85.0-95.3 22 8.5 4.7-15.0
50,000 or more 255 216 91.3 86.6-94.5 39 8.7 5.5-13.4
WIC recipient
No 454 373 89.3 85.5-92.2 81 10.7 7.8-14.5
Yes 372 281 82.8 77.4-87.1 91 17.2 12.9-22.6
Medicaid recipient
No 358 302 91.1 87.1-93.9 56 8.9 6.1-12.9
Yes 477 360 83.1 78.5-86.9 117 16.9 13.1-21.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 369 249 66.9 62.0-71.4 120 33.1 28.6-38.0
2500+ grams 466 413 88.1 84.8-90.8 53 11.9 9.2-15.2

#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.

This page was generated on 09JUN09

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