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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Did the baby born just before your new one weight more than 5 pounds, 8 ounces (2.5 kilos) at birth?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 566 87 11.4 8.7-14.6 479 88.6 85.4-91.3
Age
< 20 years 21 6 20.1 6.9-46.1 15 79.9 53.9-93.1
20-24 years 113 20 11.8 6.5-20.5 93 88.2 79.5-93.5
25-34 years 320 43 10.6 7.4-15.0 277 89.4 85.0-92.6
35+ years 112 18 11.1 6.2-19.0 94 88.9 81.0-93.8
Race
White 411 45 8.7 6.1-12.3 366 91.3 87.7-93.9
Black 130 36 19.8 13.0-29.1 94 80.2 70.9-87.0
Other 25 6 12.8 4.6-30.8 19 87.2 69.2-95.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 101 8 7.3 3.3-15.6 93 92.7 84.4-96.7
No 465 79 12.4 9.4-16.2 386 87.6 83.8-90.6
Education
< High School 115 21 14.0 8.2-22.9 94 86.0 77.1-91.8
High School 158 26 12.8 7.9-20.1 132 87.2 79.9-92.1
> High School 290 40 9.3 6.4-13.3 250 90.7 86.7-93.6
Marital Status
Married 354 41 7.5 5.1-10.9 313 92.5 89.1-94.9
Other 212 46 16.8 11.8-23.3 166 83.2 76.7-88.2
Income
14,999 or less 114 30 21.6 13.9-31.9 84 78.4 68.1-86.1
15,000-24,999 152 32 16.5 10.9-24.1 120 83.5 75.9-89.1
25,000-49,999 109 10 4.3 1.9- 9.6 99 95.7 90.4-98.1
50,000 or more 161 14 4.7 2.4- 8.9 147 95.3 91.1-97.6
WIC recipient
No 289 33 7.7 5.0-11.7 256 92.3 88.3-95.0
Yes 276 54 14.9 10.8-20.4 222 85.1 79.6-89.2
Medicaid recipient
No 254 25 5.6 3.4- 9.3 229 94.4 90.7-96.6
Yes 312 62 15.5 11.5-20.6 250 84.5 79.4-88.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 167 50 30.2 23.7-37.6 117 69.8 62.4-76.3
2500+ grams 399 37 9.9 7.2-13.5 362 90.1 86.5-92.8

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

~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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