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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you any of the following things because of these problems? I WENT TO THE HOSPITAL AND STAYED 1 TO 7 DAYS*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 872 637 80.5 77.3-83.3 235 19.5 16.7-22.7
Age
< 20 years 106 69 76.3 65.8-84.3 37 23.7 15.7-34.2
20-24 years 224 168 81.5 75.1-86.5 56 18.5 13.5-24.9
25-34 years 426 310 80.3 75.7-84.2 116 19.7 15.8-24.3
35+ years 116 90 83.6 74.5-89.8 26 16.4 10.2-25.5
Race
White 589 439 80.8 76.9-84.1 150 19.2 15.9-23.1
Black 243 169 79.6 73.1-84.8 74 20.4 15.2-26.9
Other 40 29 81.3 62.9-91.8 11 18.7 8.2-37.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 103 81 84.4 75.2-90.7 22 15.6 9.3-24.8
No 769 556 79.9 76.5-82.9 213 20.1 17.1-23.5
Education
< High School 182 133 80.7 73.4-86.4 49 19.3 13.6-26.6
High School 252 192 83.1 77.2-87.7 60 16.9 12.3-22.8
> High School 436 310 78.7 74.0-82.7 126 21.3 17.3-26.0
Marital Status
Married 493 366 81.0 76.9-84.6 127 19.0 15.4-23.1
Other 379 271 79.8 74.8-84.0 108 20.2 16.0-25.2
Income
14,999 or less 271 193 77.7 71.3-83.0 78 22.3 17.0-28.7
15,000-24,999 116 87 83.7 75.1-89.8 29 16.3 10.2-24.9
25,000-49,999 173 136 78.6 70.8-84.8 37 21.4 15.2-29.2
50,000 or more 236 169 82.9 77.2-87.5 67 17.1 12.5-22.8
WIC recipient
No 432 318 81.1 76.6-84.9 114 18.9 15.1-23.4
Yes 436 316 79.9 75.3-83.8 120 20.1 16.2-24.7
Medicaid recipient
No 359 266 81.0 76.1-85.1 93 19.0 14.9-23.9
Yes 513 371 80.1 75.9-83.8 142 19.9 16.2-24.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 372 221 59.7 54.7-64.5 151 40.3 35.5-45.3
2500+ grams 500 416 83.3 79.7-86.3 84 16.7 13.7-20.3

*Data in this table are recorded responses to survey question 27: “Did you do any of the following things because of these problems?” in response to problem reported in survey question 26. Mothers that did not report a problem in question 26 are excluded.

#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 20MAY10

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