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2015 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 888 479 64.5 60.6-68.1 409 35.5 31.9-39.4
Age
< 20 years 43 21 50.6 32.4-68.6 22 49.4 31.4-67.6
20-24 years 159 87 65.6 56.3-73.8 72 34.4 26.2-43.7
25-34 years 521 292 65.7 60.8-70.3 229 34.3 29.7-39.2
35+ years 165 79 64.2 55.6-71.9 86 35.8 28.1-44.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 483 275 67.5 62.5-72.1 208 32.5 27.9-37.5
Non-Hispanic Black 209 96 56.3 47.3-64.9 113 43.7 35.1-52.7
Non-Hispanic Other 61 31 56.0 40.8-70.1 30 44.0 29.9-59.2
Latina 119 64 65.3 54.8-74.4 55 34.7 25.6-45.2
Education
< High School 115 64 61.6 50.0-72.1 51 38.4 27.9-50.0
High School 167 83 61.5 52.3-69.9 84 38.5 30.1-47.7
> High School 600 329 66.3 61.8-70.5 271 33.7 29.5-38.2
Marital Status
Married 587 324 66.2 61.7-70.4 263 33.8 29.6-38.3
Other 301 155 61.5 54.4-68.1 146 38.5 31.9-45.6
WIC recipient
No 537 312 70.3 65.7-74.4 225 29.7 25.6-34.3
Yes 338 160 57.1 50.6-63.5 178 42.9 36.5-49.4
Medicaid recipient
No 548 315 69.3 64.8-73.5 233 30.7 26.5-35.2
Yes 340 164 57.7 51.0-64.0 176 42.3 36.0-49.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 316 92 30.2 25.3-35.5 224 69.8 64.5-74.7
2500+ grams 572 387 67.5 63.3-71.4 185 32.5 28.6-36.7

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 30OCT17

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