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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

During your pregnancy, were you told by a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker that you had gestational diabetes (diabetes that started during this pregnancy)

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1164 1045 89.5 87.2-91.4 119 10.5 8.6-12.8
Age
< 20 years 120 114 96.4 90.9-98.6 6 3.6 1.4- 9.1
20-24 years 267 243 89.7 84.4-93.3 24 10.3 6.7-15.6
25-34 years 597 541 89.9 86.6-92.4 56 10.1 7.6-13.4
35+ years 180 147 81.8 74.0-87.6 33 18.2 12.4-26.0
Race
White 840 755 89.7 87.0-91.9 85 10.3 8.1-13.0
Black 270 246 90.7 85.1-94.3 24 9.3 5.7-14.9
Other 54 44 78.8 64.1-88.6 10 21.2 11.4-35.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 148 127 82.9 74.6-88.8 21 17.1 11.2-25.4
No 1016 918 90.7 88.3-92.6 98 9.3 7.4-11.7
Education
< High School 198 175 86.2 79.3-91.1 23 13.8 8.9-20.7
High School 321 292 90.9 86.4-94.0 29 9.1 6.0-13.6
> High School 641 575 89.9 86.8-92.3 66 10.1 7.7-13.2
Marital Status
Married 715 639 89.9 87.1-92.2 76 10.1 7.8-12.9
Other 449 406 88.8 84.7-91.9 43 11.2 8.1-15.3
Income
14,999 or less 214 193 89.1 82.9-93.3 21 10.9 6.7-17.1
15,000-24,999 272 239 86.5 80.9-90.6 33 13.5 9.4-19.1
25,000-49,999 236 215 93.2 88.4-96.1 21 6.8 3.9-11.6
50,000 or more 379 340 89.3 85.3-92.4 39 10.7 7.6-14.7
WIC recipient
No 619 563 92.7 90.1-94.6 56 7.3 5.4- 9.9
Yes 544 481 86.3 82.4-89.4 63 13.7 10.6-17.6
Medicaid recipient
No 578 517 89.7 86.5-92.2 61 10.3 7.8-13.5
Yes 586 528 89.2 85.8-91.9 58 10.8 8.1-14.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 400 360 90.4 87.2-92.9 40 9.6 7.1-12.8
2500+ grams 764 685 89.4 86.9-91.4 79 10.6 8.6-13.1

~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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