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2015 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: THE HOSPITAL GAVE ME A GIFT PACK WITH FORMULA*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 739 455 64.3 60.1-68.4 284 35.7 31.6-39.9
Age
< 20 years 27 15 52.1 30.6-72.8 12 47.9 27.2-69.4
20-24 years 123 70 61.4 50.7-71.2 53 38.6 28.8-49.3
25-34 years 450 288 65.7 60.2-70.7 162 34.3 29.3-39.8
35+ years 139 82 67.0 57.4-75.3 57 33.0 24.7-42.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 418 282 70.7 65.3-75.6 136 29.3 24.4-34.7
Non-Hispanic Black 151 72 53.9 43.6-63.9 79 46.1 36.1-56.4
Non-Hispanic Other 52 31 58.9 42.6-73.4 21 41.1 26.6-57.4
Latina 105 60 55.0 43.6-65.9 45 45.0 34.1-56.4
Education
< High School 80 43 54.9 41.6-67.5 37 45.1 32.5-58.4
High School 125 69 58.1 47.4-68.0 56 41.9 32.0-52.6
> High School 529 340 68.0 63.2-72.5 189 32.0 27.5-36.8
Marital Status
Married 527 334 65.9 61.0-70.5 193 34.1 29.5-39.0
Other 212 121 61.0 52.7-68.8 91 39.0 31.2-47.3
WIC recipient
No 475 306 67.5 62.4-72.2 169 32.5 27.8-37.6
Yes 253 141 59.3 51.7-66.5 112 40.7 33.5-48.3
Medicaid recipient
No 494 316 66.6 61.5-71.3 178 33.4 28.7-38.5
Yes 245 139 60.4 52.6-67.7 106 39.6 32.3-47.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 244 123 50.2 43.9-56.4 121 49.8 43.6-56.1
2500+ grams 495 332 65.4 60.8-69.8 163 34.6 30.2-39.2

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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.

This page was generated on 26OCT17

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