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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

Did you have any of the following problems during your most recent pregnancy: HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, HYPERTENSION, PREECLAMPSIA OR TOXEMIA

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 959 780 84.4 81.6-86.8 179 15.6 13.2-18.4
Age
< 20 years 69 49 79.6 66.7-88.4 20 20.4 11.6-33.3
20-24 years 237 188 81.3 74.8-86.4 49 18.7 13.6-25.2
25-34 years 506 423 86.2 82.5-89.2 83 13.8 10.8-17.5
35+ years 147 120 86.4 79.1-91.4 27 13.6 8.6-20.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 434 84.2 80.3-87.4 92 15.8 12.6-19.7
Non-Hispanic Black 245 177 77.9 71.1-83.4 68 22.1 16.6-28.9
Non-Hispanic Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 172 149 91.5 85.6-95.2 23 8.5 4.8-14.4
High School 192 148 78.2 70.7-84.3 44 21.8 15.7-29.3
> High School 594 482 84.2 80.7-87.2 112 15.8 12.8-19.3
Marital Status
Married 565 484 87.6 84.2-90.4 81 12.4 9.6-15.8
Other 393 295 79.6 74.7-83.9 98 20.4 16.1-25.3
WIC recipient
No 469 399 87.7 84.0-90.7 70 12.3 9.3-16.0
Yes 488 380 81.3 77.0-84.9 108 18.7 15.1-23.0
Medicaid recipient
No 410 345 86.3 82.1-89.6 65 13.7 10.4-17.9
Yes 549 435 83.0 79.1-86.3 114 17.0 13.7-20.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 326 240 73.6 68.5-78.1 86 26.4 21.9-31.5
2500+ grams 633 540 85.3 82.3-87.9 93 14.7 12.1-17.7

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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