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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Did the baby born just before your new one weigh 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 508 73 8.5 6.3-11.3 435 91.5 88.7-93.7
Age
< 20 years 12 4 16.4 4.2-47.2 8 83.6 52.8-95.8
20-24 years 96 17 13.1 7.4-22.2 79 86.9 77.8-92.6
25-34 years 291 36 6.1 4.0- 9.4 255 93.9 90.6-96.0
35+ years 109 16 9.3 4.8-17.3 93 90.7 82.7-95.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 309 39 8.0 5.3-11.8 270 92.0 88.2-94.7
Non-Hispanic Black 105 20 7.7 4.2-13.8 85 92.3 86.2-95.8
Non-Hispanic Other 24 5 17.7 6.5-40.1 19 82.3 59.9-93.5
Latina 67 9 8.3 3.7-17.6 58 91.7 82.4-96.3
Education
< High School 81 15 6.4 3.1-12.5 66 93.6 87.5-96.9
High School 144 23 10.9 6.5-17.8 121 89.1 82.2-93.5
> High School 283 35 7.9 5.2-12.0 248 92.1 88.0-94.8
Marital Status
Married 363 48 7.9 5.5-11.4 315 92.1 88.6-94.5
Other 145 25 9.6 5.8-15.6 120 90.4 84.4-94.2
WIC recipient
No 281 38 7.7 5.1-11.5 243 92.3 88.5-94.9
Yes 223 35 9.5 6.2-14.3 188 90.5 85.7-93.8
Medicaid recipient
No 246 34 8.1 5.2-12.4 212 91.9 87.6-94.8
Yes 262 39 8.8 5.8-13.0 223 91.2 87.0-94.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 159 49 30.7 24.0-38.4 110 69.3 61.6-76.0
2500+ grams 349 24 6.7 4.5- 9.8 325 93.3 90.2-95.5

*Only asked of women who reported a previous live birth.

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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