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2014 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 962 494 62.5 58.9-65.9 468 37.5 34.1-41.1
Age
< 20 years 48 21 52.1 35.2-68.6 27 47.9 31.4-64.8
20-24 years 213 113 66.5 59.0-73.4 100 33.5 26.6-41.0
25-34 years 532 283 64.3 59.4-68.8 249 35.7 31.2-40.6
35+ years 169 77 54.0 45.3-62.4 92 46.0 37.6-54.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 508 277 65.9 61.1-70.3 231 34.1 29.7-38.9
Non-Hispanic Black 188 87 60.2 51.7-68.2 101 39.8 31.8-48.3
Non-Hispanic Other 59 28 52.3 37.0-67.2 31 47.7 32.8-63.0
Latina 186 91 56.9 48.4-65.0 95 43.1 35.0-51.6
Education
< High School 172 83 56.8 47.8-65.3 89 43.2 34.7-52.2
High School 190 97 62.2 53.9-69.8 93 37.8 30.2-46.1
> High School 599 313 64.2 59.7-68.4 286 35.8 31.6-40.3
Marital Status
Married 583 313 65.6 61.2-69.8 270 34.4 30.2-38.8
Other 379 181 57.5 51.4-63.4 198 42.5 36.6-48.6
WIC recipient
No 556 315 65.5 60.9-69.9 241 34.5 30.1-39.1
Yes 397 174 58.3 52.5-63.9 223 41.7 36.1-47.5
Medicaid recipient
No 590 325 65.3 60.8-69.5 265 34.7 30.5-39.2
Yes 372 169 58.4 52.4-64.2 203 41.6 35.8-47.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 338 88 26.8 22.2-31.9 250 73.2 68.1-77.8
2500+ grams 624 406 65.6 61.7-69.3 218 34.4 30.7-38.3

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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