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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Was the baby just before your new one born more than 3 weeks before its due date?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 566 461 84.6 80.9-87.6 105 15.4 12.4-19.1
Age
< 20 years 21 18 89.9 63.9-97.8 3 10.1 2.2-36.1
20-24 years 113 87 82.3 73.1-88.9 26 17.7 11.1-26.9
25-34 years 320 262 84.7 79.7-88.6 58 15.3 11.4-20.3
35+ years 112 94 85.7 76.5-91.7 18 14.3 8.3-23.5
Race
White 411 342 85.2 81.0-88.6 69 14.8 11.4-19.0
Black 130 100 82.7 73.5-89.1 30 17.3 10.9-26.5
Other 25 19 83.5 60.8-94.3 6 16.5 5.7-39.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 101 81 80.3 70.3-87.5 20 19.7 12.5-29.7
No 465 380 85.7 81.8-88.9 85 14.3 11.1-18.2
Education
< High School 115 94 84.0 74.7-90.3 21 16.0 9.7-25.3
High School 158 116 77.8 69.7-84.3 42 22.2 15.7-30.3
> High School 290 248 88.8 84.2-92.2 42 11.2 7.8-15.8
Marital Status
Married 354 299 87.6 83.4-90.9 55 12.4 9.1-16.6
Other 212 162 80.3 73.5-85.7 50 19.7 14.3-26.5
Income
14,999 or less 114 85 79.7 69.8-87.0 29 20.3 13.0-30.2
15,000-24,999 152 119 79.5 71.3-85.8 33 20.5 14.2-28.7
25,000-49,999 109 93 89.9 82.1-94.5 16 10.1 5.5-17.9
50,000 or more 161 140 91.4 85.9-94.9 21 8.6 5.1-14.1
WIC recipient
No 289 249 90.9 86.8-93.8 40 9.1 6.2-13.2
Yes 276 211 78.4 72.3-83.5 65 21.6 16.5-27.7
Medicaid recipient
No 254 223 90.6 86.0-93.8 31 9.4 6.2-14.0
Yes 312 238 80.2 74.7-84.8 74 19.8 15.2-25.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 167 116 68.6 61.1-75.2 51 31.4 24.8-38.9
2500+ grams 399 345 85.8 81.8-89.0 54 14.2 11.0-18.2

*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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