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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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About things that may have happened at the hospital where new baby was born: HOSPITAL STAFF GAVE MY BABY A PACIFIER*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 766 390 58.0 53.9-62.0 376 42.0 38.0-46.1
Age
< 20 years 33 14 54.9 34.1-74.2 19 45.1 25.8-65.9
20-24 years 154 76 59.4 50.2-68.0 78 40.6 32.0-49.8
25-34 years 443 226 56.8 51.4-62.1 217 43.2 37.9-48.6
35+ years 136 74 60.9 51.4-69.6 62 39.1 30.4-48.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 416 239 67.0 61.7-71.8 177 33.0 28.2-38.3
Non-Hispanic Black 133 50 45.0 35.0-55.5 83 55.0 44.5-65.0
Non-Hispanic Other 47 23 46.7 30.5-63.6 24 53.3 36.4-69.5
Latina 156 71 47.4 38.5-56.5 85 52.6 43.5-61.5
Education
< High School 126 48 40.8 31.1-51.1 78 59.2 48.9-68.9
High School 125 68 58.2 47.9-67.9 57 41.8 32.1-52.1
> High School 514 274 62.3 57.4-67.0 240 37.7 33.0-42.6
Marital Status
Married 502 283 63.9 59.0-68.5 219 36.1 31.5-41.0
Other 264 107 46.8 39.6-54.1 157 53.2 45.9-60.4
WIC recipient
No 453 247 62.1 56.9-67.0 206 37.9 33.0-43.1
Yes 307 139 51.7 45.0-58.3 168 48.3 41.7-55.0
Medicaid recipient
No 497 272 61.8 56.9-66.5 225 38.2 33.5-43.1
Yes 269 118 51.5 44.3-58.6 151 48.5 41.4-55.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 250 71 27.5 22.2-33.4 179 72.5 66.6-77.8
2500+ grams 516 319 60.4 56.0-64.7 197 39.6 35.3-44.0

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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