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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 STAYED IN BED AT HOME MORE THAN 2 DAYS BECAUSE OF MY DOCTOR'S OR NURSE'S ADVICE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 869 594 71.7 68.0-75.1 275 28.3 24.9-32.0
Age
< 20 years 107 73 69.2 57.7-78.7 34 30.8 21.3-42.3
20-24 years 221 144 67.8 60.1-74.7 77 32.2 25.3-39.9
25-34 years 426 296 73.7 68.5-78.2 130 26.3 21.8-31.5
35+ years 115 81 74.8 64.7-82.8 34 25.2 17.2-35.3
Race
White 586 409 72.9 68.5-76.8 177 27.1 23.2-31.5
Black 243 157 68.4 60.7-75.1 86 31.6 24.9-39.3
Other 40 28 71.2 51.1-85.4 12 28.8 14.6-48.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 104 71 70.4 59.3-79.4 33 29.6 20.6-40.7
No 765 523 71.9 68.0-75.5 242 28.1 24.5-32.0
Education
< High School 184 120 66.6 58.1-74.1 64 33.4 25.9-41.9
High School 253 178 76.0 69.3-81.7 75 24.0 18.3-30.7
> High School 429 294 71.8 66.7-76.5 135 28.2 23.5-33.3
Marital Status
Married 491 348 75.1 70.4-79.2 143 24.9 20.8-29.6
Other 378 246 67.4 61.5-72.8 132 32.6 27.2-38.5
Income
14,999 or less 268 179 72.0 65.2-78.0 89 28.0 22.0-34.8
15,000-24,999 120 80 70.0 59.8-78.6 40 30.0 21.4-40.2
25,000-49,999 174 120 66.0 57.4-73.7 54 34.0 26.3-42.6
50,000 or more 231 165 77.5 70.9-83.0 66 22.5 17.0-29.1
WIC recipient
No 430 299 74.6 69.6-79.0 131 25.4 21.0-30.4
Yes 435 293 69.1 63.7-74.0 142 30.9 26.0-36.3
Medicaid recipient
No 357 250 74.8 69.3-79.5 107 25.2 20.5-30.7
Yes 512 344 69.6 64.6-74.2 168 30.4 25.8-35.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 364 221 60.6 55.5-65.4 143 39.4 34.6-44.5
2500+ grams 505 373 73.1 69.0-76.9 132 26.9 23.1-31.0

*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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