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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PREMATURITY

Infant Gestation *

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
37 or more weeks Less than 37 weeks Unknown
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 975 717 89.5 87.6-91.1 245 8.9 7.6-10.5 13 1.6 0.9- 2.8
Age
< 20 years 84 61 89.4 81.5-94.2 21 7.7 4.0-14.3 2 2.8 0.7-10.6
20-24 years 224 167 89.0 84.6-92.2 53 9.4 6.5-13.4 4 1.6 0.6- 4.7
25-34 years 506 382 90.5 87.9-92.6 120 8.5 6.6-10.9 4 1.0 0.3- 2.8
35+ years 161 107 86.7 81.1-90.8 51 10.6 7.3-15.0 3 2.7 0.9- 8.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 596 448 89.8 87.4-91.9 140 8.4 6.7-10.5 8 1.7 0.8- 3.6
Non-Hispanic Black 204 135 87.9 83.5-91.3 66 10.5 7.6-14.3 3 1.6 0.4- 5.5
Non-Hispanic Other 52 44 89.8 76.8-95.9 8 10.2 4.1-23.2 0 0.0 . - .
Latina 117 87 90.3 84.0-94.2 28 8.2 4.7-14.0 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9
Education
< High School 156 114 91.3 86.4-94.5 41 8.6 5.4-13.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.0
High School 253 185 88.0 83.6-91.3 62 8.7 6.3-11.9 6 3.4 1.5- 7.3
> High School 564 416 89.5 87.0-91.6 142 9.2 7.4-11.5 6 1.2 0.5- 2.8
Marital Status
Married 620 467 90.4 88.1-92.3 147 8.3 6.6-10.3 6 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Other 355 250 88.1 84.7-90.9 98 9.9 7.5-12.8 7 2.0 0.9- 4.4
WIC recipient
No 528 387 89.6 87.1-91.7 136 9.1 7.2-11.3 5 1.3 0.5- 3.2
Yes 439 326 89.7 86.8-92.1 109 9.0 7.0-11.7 4 1.2 0.5- 3.2
Medicaid recipient
No 478 351 89.7 86.9-91.9 121 8.8 6.9-11.2 6 1.5 0.7- 3.5
Yes 497 366 89.3 86.6-91.6 124 9.0 7.1-11.4 7 1.6 0.7- 3.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 326 106 33.3 28.3-38.7 218 66.0 60.6-71.0 2 0.8 0.2- 2.9
2500+ grams 649 611 94.3 92.3-95.9 27 4.0 2.7- 5.9 11 1.7 0.9- 3.0

*Data in this table are constructed from survey questions 40 (When was your baby due?) and 42 (When was your baby born?)

~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.

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