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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Health of Previous Live Births*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
No prev live birth Normal birthwt and term LBW or preterm
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1331 622 43.1 40.1-46.1 564 47.6 44.5-50.6 145 9.4 7.7-11.3
Age
< 20 years 146 129 88.1 80.2-93.2 10 9.6 5.0-17.5 7 2.3 0.8- 6.4
20-24 years 320 171 49.7 43.4-56.1 114 40.6 34.5-47.1 35 9.6 6.4-14.2
25-34 years 663 270 35.7 31.8-39.8 321 54.4 50.1-58.6 72 9.9 7.6-12.8
35+ years 202 52 21.8 16.2-28.7 119 65.5 58.0-72.4 31 12.7 8.5-18.6
Race
White 943 440 42.8 39.4-46.4 408 48.6 45.0-52.2 95 8.6 6.8-10.8
Black 326 149 43.7 37.4-50.2 133 44.6 38.2-51.2 44 11.7 8.1-16.6
Other 62 33 43.6 30.6-57.7 23 45.4 32.0-59.6 6 10.9 4.5-24.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 183 71 35.0 27.7-43.1 82 47.6 39.6-55.8 30 17.3 11.9-24.5
No 1148 551 44.5 41.3-47.8 482 47.6 44.3-50.8 115 7.9 6.3- 9.8
Education
< High School 261 94 34.8 28.4-41.7 116 47.8 40.9-54.8 51 17.4 12.8-23.3
High School 365 184 45.9 40.0-51.8 142 45.4 39.5-51.5 39 8.7 5.9-12.7
> High School 703 343 45.1 41.1-49.2 305 48.7 44.6-52.8 55 6.2 4.5- 8.4
Marital Status
Married 808 343 37.5 33.8-41.2 392 55.2 51.3-59.0 73 7.4 5.6- 9.6
Other 523 279 51.2 46.2-56.1 172 36.5 31.8-41.5 72 12.3 9.4-15.9
Income
14,999 or less 368 177 47.2 41.3-53.3 134 40.3 34.5-46.4 57 12.4 9.0-16.9
15,000-24,999 172 69 35.3 27.8-43.6 83 52.5 44.1-60.9 20 12.2 7.6-19.0
25,000-49,999 259 126 46.1 39.4-52.9 112 47.7 40.9-54.5 21 6.2 3.7-10.3
50,000 or more 429 199 40.6 35.7-45.8 196 52.9 47.7-58.0 34 6.5 4.4- 9.6
WIC recipient
No 722 328 40.5 36.6-44.5 325 51.3 47.2-55.4 69 8.2 6.2-10.8
Yes 600 289 46.0 41.4-50.6 236 43.6 39.0-48.2 75 10.5 8.0-13.6
Medicaid recipient
No 624 289 41.8 37.6-46.1 289 52.3 48.0-56.6 46 5.9 4.2- 8.2
Yes 707 333 44.1 39.9-48.4 275 43.6 39.4-47.9 99 12.3 9.7-15.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 437 235 52.4 47.7-57.0 129 30.4 26.3-34.8 73 17.3 14.0-21.1
2500+ grams 894 387 42.2 39.0-45.5 435 49.1 45.8-52.4 72 8.7 6.9-10.8

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 8-10.

#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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