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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: SEVERE NAUSEA, VOMITING OR DEHYDRATION

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1162 790 69.3 66.1-72.3 372 30.7 27.7-33.9
Age
< 20 years 119 73 63.7 52.9-73.4 46 36.3 26.6-47.1
20-24 years 267 157 61.0 54.0-67.6 110 39.0 32.4-46.0
25-34 years 597 424 72.3 67.9-76.2 173 27.7 23.8-32.1
35+ years 179 136 78.0 69.9-84.4 43 22.0 15.6-30.1
Race
White 838 602 73.1 69.5-76.4 236 26.9 23.6-30.5
Black 270 151 57.7 50.2-64.9 119 42.3 35.1-49.8
Other 54 37 68.8 52.7-81.4 17 31.2 18.6-47.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 146 118 80.8 72.7-86.9 28 19.2 13.1-27.3
No 1016 672 67.2 63.7-70.5 344 32.8 29.5-36.3
Education
< High School 197 131 67.3 59.0-74.7 66 32.7 25.3-41.0
High School 321 186 62.1 55.7-68.1 135 37.9 31.9-44.3
> High School 640 470 74.2 70.1-77.9 170 25.8 22.1-29.9
Marital Status
Married 712 520 74.1 70.2-77.6 192 25.9 22.4-29.8
Other 450 270 62.9 57.4-68.1 180 37.1 31.9-42.6
Income
14,999 or less 214 124 63.0 54.8-70.4 90 37.0 29.6-45.2
15,000-24,999 272 171 63.5 56.7-69.8 101 36.5 30.2-43.3
25,000-49,999 236 158 67.9 60.5-74.5 78 32.1 25.5-39.5
50,000 or more 379 294 78.6 73.5-82.9 85 21.4 17.1-26.5
WIC recipient
No 619 456 74.2 70.0-78.0 163 25.8 22.0-30.0
Yes 541 333 64.5 59.6-69.2 208 35.5 30.8-40.4
Medicaid recipient
No 578 432 74.9 70.6-78.8 146 25.1 21.2-29.4
Yes 584 358 64.5 59.7-68.9 226 35.5 31.1-40.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 398 243 59.7 54.8-64.4 155 40.3 35.6-45.2
2500+ grams 764 547 70.1 66.7-73.4 217 29.9 26.6-33.3

~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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