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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY

After your baby was born, how long did he or she stay in the hospital?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
0-2 days 3 or more days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 608 358 70.2 66.0-74.1 250 29.8 25.9-34.0
Age
< 20 years 46 26 66.2 50.2-79.2 20 33.8 20.8-49.8
20-24 years 140 79 67.9 58.2-76.2 61 32.1 23.8-41.8
25-34 years 340 204 71.5 66.0-76.5 136 28.5 23.5-34.0
35+ years 82 49 72.4 60.6-81.7 33 27.6 18.3-39.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 347 223 76.5 71.5-80.9 124 23.5 19.1-28.5
Non-Hispanic Black 140 67 58.2 47.9-67.8 73 41.8 32.2-52.1
Non-Hispanic Other 31 17 68.4 48.8-83.1 14 31.6 16.9-51.2
Latina 82 47 65.7 53.5-76.1 35 34.3 23.9-46.5
Education
< High School 89 54 77.4 66.9-85.4 35 22.6 14.6-33.1
High School 116 60 60.5 49.8-70.2 56 39.5 29.8-50.2
> High School 403 244 71.6 66.4-76.2 159 28.4 23.8-33.6
Marital Status
Married 365 236 75.3 70.3-79.6 129 24.7 20.4-29.7
Other 243 122 63.7 56.3-70.4 121 36.3 29.6-43.7
WIC recipient
No 284 183 74.0 68.2-79.1 101 26.0 20.9-31.8
Yes 321 173 66.8 60.6-72.5 148 33.2 27.5-39.4
Medicaid recipient
No 315 197 74.5 69.0-79.3 118 25.5 20.7-31.0
Yes 293 161 65.8 59.3-71.9 132 34.2 28.1-40.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 196 54 28.0 22.1-34.9 142 72.0 65.1-77.9
2500+ grams 412 304 73.8 69.2-78.0 108 26.2 22.0-30.8

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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