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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE HYPERTENSION (INCLUDING PREGNANCY-INDUCED HYPERTENSION [PIH], PREECLAMPSIA, OR TOXEMIA)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1365 1148 87.9 85.8-89.7 217 12.1 10.3-14.2
Age
< 20 years 148 118 79.8 71.2-86.3 30 20.2 13.7-28.8
20-24 years 325 276 87.5 82.9-91.1 49 12.5 8.9-17.1
25-34 years 682 581 89.7 87.0-91.9 101 10.3 8.1-13.0
35+ years 210 173 88.2 82.8-92.1 37 11.8 7.9-17.2
Race
White 964 826 88.6 86.2-90.6 138 11.4 9.4-13.8
Black 333 261 84.0 78.9-88.1 72 16.0 11.9-21.1
Other 68 61 94.4 86.1-97.9 7 5.6 2.1-13.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 186 166 93.5 88.6-96.3 20 6.5 3.7-11.4
No 1178 981 86.9 84.5-88.9 197 13.1 11.1-15.5
Education
< High School 265 224 87.2 82.0-91.1 41 12.8 8.9-18.0
High School 373 310 87.9 83.7-91.1 63 12.1 8.9-16.3
> High School 723 611 88.3 85.5-90.6 112 11.7 9.4-14.5
Marital Status
Married 828 699 89.0 86.5-91.1 129 11.0 8.9-13.5
Other 537 449 86.2 82.6-89.2 88 13.8 10.8-17.4
Income
14,999 or less 381 313 86.4 82.1-89.9 68 13.6 10.1-17.9
15,000-24,999 172 140 86.9 80.4-91.4 32 13.1 8.6-19.6
25,000-49,999 264 224 88.0 83.0-91.7 40 12.0 8.3-17.0
50,000 or more 441 377 89.0 85.4-91.8 64 11.0 8.2-14.6
WIC recipient
No 739 629 89.0 86.3-91.2 110 11.0 8.8-13.7
Yes 620 514 86.6 83.3-89.4 106 13.4 10.6-16.7
Medicaid recipient
No 638 549 89.1 86.1-91.4 89 10.9 8.6-13.9
Yes 727 599 86.9 83.9-89.4 128 13.1 10.6-16.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 450 331 74.3 70.2-78.1 119 25.7 21.9-29.8
2500+ grams 915 817 89.1 86.9-91.0 98 10.9 9.0-13.1

#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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