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2010 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 WAS DIETING TO LOSE WEIGHT

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 967 668 68.1 64.6-71.4 299 31.9 28.6-35.4
Age
< 20 years 84 65 78.6 66.7-87.1 19 21.4 12.9-33.3
20-24 years 221 165 70.9 63.3-77.4 56 29.1 22.6-36.7
25-34 years 502 326 63.6 58.7-68.3 176 36.4 31.7-41.3
35+ years 160 112 71.2 62.4-78.7 48 28.8 21.3-37.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 593 409 67.4 62.9-71.6 184 32.6 28.4-37.1
Non-Hispanic Black 200 135 65.3 57.0-72.8 65 34.7 27.2-43.0
Non-Hispanic Other 52 37 71.6 55.2-83.8 15 28.4 16.2-44.8
Latina 116 84 74.7 64.9-82.6 32 25.3 17.4-35.1
Education
< High School 156 113 72.1 62.7-79.9 43 27.9 20.1-37.3
High School 249 186 71.2 64.3-77.2 63 28.8 22.8-35.7
> High School 559 369 65.4 60.8-69.7 190 34.6 30.3-39.2
Marital Status
Married 617 419 66.7 62.3-70.8 198 33.3 29.2-37.7
Other 350 249 70.1 64.1-75.5 101 29.9 24.5-35.9
WIC recipient
No 523 348 65.3 60.5-69.9 175 34.7 30.1-39.5
Yes 437 315 70.7 65.4-75.4 122 29.3 24.6-34.6
Medicaid recipient
No 474 311 65.5 60.5-70.2 163 34.5 29.8-39.5
Yes 493 357 70.2 65.2-74.7 136 29.8 25.3-34.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 323 235 73.4 68.3-78.0 88 26.6 22.0-31.7
2500+ grams 644 433 67.7 63.9-71.2 211 32.3 28.8-36.1

~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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