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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PREMATURITY

Days Between Due Date and Birth *

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
2 weeks or less 3 to 4 weeks 4 to 8 weeks More than 8 weeks
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1081 600 74.2 71.4-76.9 217 16.9 14.5-19.6 188 7.0 5.8- 8.4 76 1.8 1.5- 2.3
Age
< 20 years 115 60 75.7 66.4-83.1 25 16.5 10.0-26.0 24 6.3 4.1- 9.5 6 1.5 0.7- 3.4
20-24 years 249 134 76.4 70.3-81.5 41 11.9 8.0-17.2 51 9.3 6.4-13.4 23 2.5 1.6- 3.7
25-34 years 543 301 72.0 67.7-75.9 117 19.9 16.3-24.0 92 6.6 5.0- 8.7 33 1.5 1.1- 2.1
35+ years 174 105 77.5 70.5-83.3 34 15.0 10.1-21.8 21 5.3 3.0- 9.2 14 2.2 1.3- 3.6
Race
White 753 440 76.0 72.7-79.1 147 16.5 13.7-19.7 121 6.1 4.8- 7.7 45 1.5 1.1- 1.9
Black 271 131 71.4 65.1-76.9 56 15.3 11.0-21.0 55 10.0 6.9-14.1 29 3.3 2.3- 4.8
Other 57 29 61.4 46.0-74.9 14 29.9 17.6-46.0 12 7.6 3.4-16.2 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 137 66 67.2 57.9-75.3 29 20.5 13.7-29.5 33 10.7 6.7-16.7 9 1.6 0.8- 3.1
No 943 533 75.4 72.4-78.1 188 16.3 13.8-19.2 155 6.4 5.2- 7.9 67 1.9 1.5- 2.4
Education
< High School 209 108 71.9 64.8-78.1 44 18.4 13.1-25.4 44 8.0 5.3-11.9 13 1.6 0.9- 2.8
High School 299 151 71.5 65.5-76.7 65 19.2 14.5-25.0 59 7.1 5.1- 9.8 24 2.2 1.5- 3.3
> High School 570 339 76.8 73.0-80.2 108 15.0 12.0-18.5 84 6.5 4.9- 8.7 39 1.8 1.3- 2.4
Marital Status
Married 656 386 76.8 73.3-80.0 128 15.5 12.7-18.8 103 6.3 4.8- 8.1 39 1.4 1.1- 1.9
Other 425 214 70.4 65.4-75.0 89 19.0 15.0-23.8 85 8.1 6.1-10.7 37 2.4 1.8- 3.4
Income
14,999 or less 297 145 68.9 62.7-74.6 61 18.4 13.7-24.3 64 10.1 7.2-13.9 27 2.6 1.8- 3.8
15,000-24,999 138 74 73.8 64.9-81.0 28 17.7 11.4-26.4 27 6.9 4.0-11.5 9 1.7 0.9- 3.3
25,000-49,999 204 116 74.9 68.0-80.7 40 16.0 11.1-22.5 31 7.0 4.4-11.1 17 2.1 1.3- 3.4
50,000 or more 361 216 76.5 71.6-80.7 77 17.5 13.6-22.3 48 4.7 3.2- 6.8 20 1.3 0.9- 2.0
WIC recipient
No 588 334 74.5 70.6-78.0 127 18.2 15.0-22.0 87 5.5 4.2- 7.3 40 1.7 1.3- 2.3
Yes 486 262 73.9 69.4-77.9 88 15.4 12.0-19.6 100 8.7 6.7-11.3 36 2.0 1.4- 2.7
Medicaid recipient
No 506 303 76.7 72.7-80.3 103 16.6 13.3-20.5 71 5.3 3.9- 7.2 29 1.4 1.0- 2.0
Yes 575 297 72.1 67.9-75.9 114 17.2 13.8-21.1 117 8.5 6.7-10.8 47 2.2 1.7- 3.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 423 65 15.4 12.3-19.1 115 27.1 23.2-31.5 167 39.8 35.3-44.5 76 17.6 14.3-21.5
2500+ grams 658 535 81.1 77.9-84.0 102 15.7 13.1-18.7 21 3.2 2.1- 4.8 0 0.0 . - .

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 40 (When was your baby due?) and 42 (When was your baby born?)

#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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