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2011 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 501 64 6.6 4.7- 9.1 437 93.4 90.9-95.3
Age
< 20 years 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 301 37 6.5 4.2- 9.9 264 93.5 90.1-95.8
35+ years 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 265 27 5.7 3.5- 9.2 238 94.3 90.8-96.5
Non-Hispanic Black 131 25 9.9 5.8-16.4 106 90.1 83.6-94.2
Non-Hispanic Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 288 33 6.6 4.2-10.1 255 93.4 89.9-95.8
Marital Status
Married 327 32 4.9 3.1- 7.7 295 95.1 92.3-96.9
Other 173 32 9.8 6.1-15.3 141 90.2 84.7-93.9
WIC recipient
No 243 25 6.0 3.6-10.0 218 94.0 90.0-96.4
Yes 256 38 7.0 4.6-10.6 218 93.0 89.4-95.4
Medicaid recipient
No 210 20 5.6 3.2- 9.8 190 94.4 90.2-96.8
Yes 291 44 7.2 4.8-10.7 247 92.8 89.3-95.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 152 46 30.3 23.5-38.1 106 69.7 61.9-76.5
2500+ grams 349 18 4.9 3.1- 7.6 331 95.1 92.4-96.9

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

~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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