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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Was the baby just before your new one born more than 3 weeks before its due date?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 716 608 88.9 86.2-91.2 108 11.1 8.8-13.8
Age
< 20 years 17 10 80.6 54.6-93.5 7 19.4 6.5-45.4
20-24 years 149 129 89.3 82.3-93.8 20 10.7 6.2-17.7
25-34 years 399 344 89.4 85.6-92.2 55 10.6 7.8-14.4
35+ years 151 125 88.1 81.6-92.5 26 11.9 7.5-18.4
Race
White 507 441 90.6 87.6-93.0 66 9.4 7.0-12.4
Black 179 143 84.0 76.7-89.3 36 16.0 10.7-23.3
Other 30 24 84.8 65.8-94.2 6 15.2 5.8-34.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 117 101 88.9 81.1-93.7 16 11.1 6.3-18.9
No 599 507 88.9 85.9-91.4 92 11.1 8.6-14.1
Education
< High School 170 142 86.3 79.6-91.1 28 13.7 8.9-20.4
High School 182 150 88.5 82.5-92.6 32 11.5 7.4-17.5
> High School 362 315 90.6 86.9-93.3 47 9.4 6.7-13.1
Marital Status
Married 467 411 91.5 88.4-93.8 56 8.5 6.2-11.6
Other 249 197 84.2 78.5-88.6 52 15.8 11.4-21.5
Income
14,999 or less 194 155 84.7 77.9-89.6 39 15.3 10.4-22.1
15,000-24,999 103 89 89.2 80.8-94.1 14 10.8 5.9-19.2
25,000-49,999 133 115 90.7 84.1-94.7 18 9.3 5.3-15.9
50,000 or more 230 203 91.2 86.5-94.4 27 8.8 5.6-13.5
WIC recipient
No 394 339 89.1 85.3-92.0 55 10.9 8.0-14.7
Yes 318 266 89.0 84.6-92.2 52 11.0 7.8-15.4
Medicaid recipient
No 335 296 91.7 88.1-94.3 39 8.3 5.7-11.9
Yes 381 312 86.5 82.3-89.9 69 13.5 10.1-17.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 206 146 70.8 64.3-76.5 60 29.2 23.5-35.7
2500+ grams 510 462 90.3 87.3-92.6 48 9.7 7.4-12.7

#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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