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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: LABOR PAINS MORE THAN 3 WEEKS BEFORE BABY WAS DUE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 958 694 79.7 76.7-82.4 264 20.3 17.6-23.3
Age
< 20 years 70 47 78.7 66.0-87.6 23 21.3 12.4-34.0
20-24 years 237 160 75.6 68.8-81.2 77 24.4 18.8-31.2
25-34 years 505 372 80.3 76.2-83.9 133 19.7 16.1-23.8
35+ years 146 115 86.2 79.0-91.2 31 13.8 8.8-21.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 387 80.2 76.1-83.8 139 19.8 16.2-23.9
Non-Hispanic Black 245 159 72.7 65.5-78.8 86 27.3 21.2-34.5
Non-Hispanic Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 123 97 85.1 77.1-90.7 26 14.9 9.3-22.9
Education
< High School 172 111 73.4 65.2-80.3 61 26.6 19.7-34.8
High School 192 135 78.8 71.5-84.7 57 21.2 15.3-28.5
> High School 593 447 82.1 78.5-85.3 146 17.9 14.7-21.5
Marital Status
Married 563 422 81.4 77.5-84.7 141 18.6 15.3-22.5
Other 394 272 77.7 72.6-82.0 122 22.3 18.0-27.4
WIC recipient
No 469 363 84.6 80.7-87.9 106 15.4 12.1-19.3
Yes 486 329 75.4 70.8-79.5 157 24.6 20.5-29.2
Medicaid recipient
No 409 325 85.5 81.2-88.9 84 14.5 11.1-18.8
Yes 549 369 75.5 71.2-79.4 180 24.5 20.6-28.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 326 171 51.6 46.1-57.1 155 48.4 42.9-53.9
2500+ grams 632 523 82.2 78.9-85.1 109 17.8 14.9-21.1

~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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