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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Before your new baby, did you ever have any other babies who were born alive?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 875 384 40.8 36.9-44.8 491 59.2 55.2-63.1
Age
< 20 years 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 155 90 52.0 42.3-61.6 65 48.0 38.4-57.7
25-34 years 515 209 37.0 32.3-42.1 306 63.0 57.9-67.7
35+ years 163 52 24.1 17.7-32.0 111 75.9 68.0-82.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 475 219 42.1 37.0-47.4 256 57.9 52.6-63.0
Non-Hispanic Black 206 89 43.3 34.5-52.6 117 56.7 47.4-65.5
Non-Hispanic Other 62 26 40.7 27.0-56.0 36 59.3 44.0-73.0
Latina 117 43 32.9 24.0-43.3 74 67.1 56.7-76.0
Education
< High School 111 38 28.6 19.3-40.1 73 71.4 59.9-80.7
High School 165 68 38.2 29.6-47.7 97 61.8 52.3-70.4
> High School 593 276 44.4 39.8-49.2 317 55.6 50.8-60.2
Marital Status
Married 580 240 37.5 33.0-42.1 340 62.5 57.9-67.0
Other 295 144 46.5 39.5-53.8 151 53.5 46.2-60.5
WIC recipient
No 532 257 43.2 38.4-48.2 275 56.8 51.8-61.6
Yes 333 124 38.8 32.5-45.5 209 61.2 54.5-67.5
Medicaid recipient
No 543 255 42.3 37.5-47.1 288 57.7 52.9-62.5
Yes 332 129 38.7 32.3-45.6 203 61.3 54.4-67.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 315 155 48.7 43.2-54.2 160 51.3 45.8-56.8
2500+ grams 560 229 40.1 35.9-44.4 331 59.9 55.6-64.1

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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