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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: LABOR PAINS MORE THAN 3 WEEKS BEFORE BABY WAS DUE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1164 841 79.4 76.6-81.9 323 20.6 18.1-23.4
Age
< 20 years 119 78 74.9 64.6-83.0 41 25.1 17.0-35.4
20-24 years 267 179 76.5 70.4-81.7 88 23.5 18.3-29.6
25-34 years 598 452 82.3 78.6-85.4 146 17.7 14.6-21.4
35+ years 180 132 77.8 70.0-84.0 48 22.2 16.0-30.0
Race
White 840 625 80.7 77.6-83.5 215 19.3 16.5-22.4
Black 270 175 74.2 67.4-80.0 95 25.8 20.0-32.6
Other 54 41 85.8 73.0-93.1 13 14.2 6.9-27.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 148 115 82.2 74.5-88.0 33 17.8 12.0-25.5
No 1016 726 78.9 75.9-81.6 290 21.1 18.4-24.1
Education
< High School 198 138 79.3 72.1-85.0 60 20.7 15.0-27.9
High School 321 219 75.8 70.1-80.7 102 24.2 19.3-29.9
> High School 641 482 81.5 78.0-84.6 159 18.5 15.4-22.0
Marital Status
Married 713 529 80.7 77.3-83.6 184 19.3 16.4-22.7
Other 451 312 77.7 72.9-81.8 139 22.3 18.2-27.1
Income
14,999 or less 215 139 75.4 68.2-81.5 76 24.6 18.5-31.8
15,000-24,999 272 197 79.1 73.4-83.9 75 20.9 16.1-26.6
25,000-49,999 236 166 75.7 68.9-81.5 70 24.3 18.5-31.1
50,000 or more 379 296 85.6 81.5-89.0 83 14.4 11.0-18.5
WIC recipient
No 620 474 81.9 78.3-85.0 146 18.1 15.0-21.7
Yes 542 366 77.0 72.8-80.8 176 23.0 19.2-27.2
Medicaid recipient
No 578 452 84.0 80.5-87.0 126 16.0 13.0-19.5
Yes 586 389 75.4 71.2-79.2 197 24.6 20.8-28.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 399 213 52.1 47.1-56.9 186 47.9 43.1-52.9
2500+ grams 765 628 81.8 78.8-84.4 137 18.2 15.6-21.2

~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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