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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy: HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, HYPERTENSION, PREECLAMPSIA OR TOXEMIA

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1163 932 84.9 82.5-87.1 231 15.1 12.9-17.5
Age
< 20 years 119 92 82.4 73.3-88.9 27 17.6 11.1-26.7
20-24 years 267 219 85.3 79.8-89.5 48 14.7 10.5-20.2
25-34 years 598 484 86.0 82.7-88.8 114 14.0 11.2-17.3
35+ years 179 137 82.2 75.0-87.7 42 17.8 12.3-25.0
Race
White 839 693 86.3 83.6-88.7 146 13.7 11.3-16.4
Black 270 191 80.0 73.7-85.0 79 20.0 15.0-26.3
Other 54 48 87.9 73.0-95.1 6 12.1 4.9-27.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 126 89.7 83.1-93.9 21 10.3 6.1-16.9
No 1016 806 84.0 81.3-86.4 210 16.0 13.6-18.7
Education
< High School 197 167 91.1 85.6-94.6 30 8.9 5.4-14.4
High School 321 253 84.3 79.2-88.3 68 15.7 11.7-20.8
> High School 641 509 82.9 79.4-85.9 132 17.1 14.1-20.6
Marital Status
Married 712 580 85.6 82.6-88.2 132 14.4 11.8-17.4
Other 451 352 84.0 79.7-87.5 99 16.0 12.5-20.3
Income
14,999 or less 215 166 83.4 76.7-88.5 49 16.6 11.5-23.3
15,000-24,999 272 227 87.5 82.5-91.2 45 12.5 8.8-17.5
25,000-49,999 236 180 83.9 78.1-88.5 56 16.1 11.5-21.9
50,000 or more 379 311 84.5 80.1-88.1 68 15.5 11.9-19.9
WIC recipient
No 619 502 85.1 81.8-87.9 117 14.9 12.1-18.2
Yes 542 428 84.7 80.9-87.8 114 15.3 12.2-19.1
Medicaid recipient
No 578 471 85.2 81.8-88.0 107 14.8 12.0-18.2
Yes 585 461 84.7 81.0-87.7 124 15.3 12.3-19.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 399 275 69.1 64.4-73.4 124 30.9 26.6-35.6
2500+ grams 764 657 86.3 83.6-88.6 107 13.7 11.4-16.4

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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