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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Was the baby just before your new one born more than 3 weeks before its due date?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 503 404 86.2 82.6-89.1 99 13.8 10.9-17.4
Age
< 20 years 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 84 64 86.4 76.8-92.4 20 13.6 7.6-23.2
25-34 years 301 253 88.2 83.5-91.6 48 11.8 8.4-16.5
35+ years 109 80 80.0 70.5-86.9 29 20.0 13.1-29.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 266 227 88.9 84.2-92.4 39 11.1 7.6-15.8
Non-Hispanic Black 132 98 83.2 74.8-89.2 34 16.8 10.8-25.2
Non-Hispanic Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 81 63 83.3 72.8-90.2 18 16.7 9.8-27.2
Education
< High School 107 83 81.1 71.1-88.2 24 18.9 11.8-28.9
High School 106 80 87.3 79.3-92.5 26 12.7 7.5-20.7
> High School 290 241 87.8 83.2-91.2 49 12.2 8.8-16.8
Marital Status
Married 329 273 87.5 83.2-90.9 56 12.5 9.1-16.8
Other 173 130 83.5 76.5-88.7 43 16.5 11.3-23.5
WIC recipient
No 243 206 89.3 84.4-92.8 37 10.7 7.2-15.6
Yes 258 198 83.5 77.9-87.8 60 16.5 12.2-22.1
Medicaid recipient
No 210 179 89.9 84.7-93.5 31 10.1 6.5-15.3
Yes 293 225 83.6 78.4-87.7 68 16.4 12.3-21.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 153 98 64.2 56.4-71.4 55 35.8 28.6-43.6
2500+ grams 350 306 87.8 83.9-90.8 44 12.2 9.2-16.1

~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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