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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I VISITED A HEALTH CARE WORKER TO BE CHECKED OR TREATED FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1160 1034 90.0 87.7-91.9 126 10.0 8.1-12.3
Age
< 20 years 119 99 88.8 80.3-93.9 20 11.2 6.1-19.7
20-24 years 267 237 88.7 83.3-92.5 30 11.3 7.5-16.7
25-34 years 594 544 90.7 87.3-93.2 50 9.3 6.8-12.7
35+ years 180 154 91.1 85.2-94.8 26 8.9 5.2-14.8
Race
White 836 767 92.8 90.5-94.6 69 7.2 5.4- 9.5
Black 270 219 82.0 75.4-87.1 51 18.0 12.9-24.6
Other 54 48 88.0 73.1-95.2 6 12.0 4.8-26.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 131 89.7 82.6-94.1 16 10.3 5.9-17.4
No 1013 903 90.1 87.6-92.1 110 9.9 7.9-12.4
Education
< High School 199 166 87.3 80.9-91.8 33 12.7 8.2-19.1
High School 318 279 88.8 84.0-92.3 39 11.2 7.7-16.0
> High School 639 586 91.8 88.7-94.0 53 8.2 6.0-11.3
Marital Status
Married 711 650 92.6 89.9-94.5 61 7.4 5.5-10.1
Other 449 384 86.6 82.3-90.0 65 13.4 10.0-17.7
Income
14,999 or less 213 182 84.7 77.6-89.8 31 15.3 10.2-22.4
15,000-24,999 273 241 88.9 83.7-92.6 32 11.1 7.4-16.3
25,000-49,999 235 209 90.6 85.1-94.3 26 9.4 5.7-14.9
50,000 or more 376 351 94.7 91.5-96.8 25 5.3 3.2- 8.5
WIC recipient
No 616 569 94.1 91.6-95.9 47 5.9 4.1- 8.4
Yes 541 462 85.9 82.0-89.1 79 14.1 10.9-18.0
Medicaid recipient
No 575 530 92.2 89.1-94.4 45 7.8 5.6-10.9
Yes 585 504 88.2 84.7-91.0 81 11.8 9.0-15.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 400 337 84.3 80.4-87.5 63 15.7 12.5-19.6
2500+ grams 760 697 90.5 88.0-92.6 63 9.5 7.4-12.0

~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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