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2015 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I WAS EXERCISING 3 OR MORE DAYS OF THE WEEK

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 897 470 52.7 48.8-56.7 427 47.3 43.3-51.2
Age
< 20 years 43 31 68.3 49.1-82.9 12 31.7 17.1-50.9
20-24 years 160 95 57.0 47.4-66.1 65 43.0 33.9-52.6
25-34 years 527 262 50.5 45.4-55.6 265 49.5 44.4-54.6
35+ years 167 82 49.3 40.4-58.1 85 50.7 41.9-59.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 486 234 48.5 43.2-53.7 252 51.5 46.3-56.8
Non-Hispanic Black 209 127 61.0 52.1-69.3 82 39.0 30.7-47.9
Non-Hispanic Other 63 37 60.9 46.3-73.9 26 39.1 26.1-53.7
Latina 123 65 54.5 44.1-64.5 58 45.5 35.5-55.9
Education
< High School 120 74 60.8 49.4-71.0 46 39.2 29.0-50.6
High School 168 110 62.7 53.4-71.1 58 37.3 28.9-46.6
> High School 603 282 47.1 42.4-51.8 321 52.9 48.2-57.6
Marital Status
Married 596 272 45.7 41.0-50.5 324 54.3 49.5-59.0
Other 301 198 65.0 57.9-71.5 103 35.0 28.5-42.1
WIC recipient
No 543 248 44.8 39.9-49.7 295 55.2 50.3-60.1
Yes 341 212 62.4 55.9-68.4 129 37.6 31.6-44.1
Medicaid recipient
No 556 243 42.4 37.7-47.3 313 57.6 52.7-62.3
Yes 341 227 67.3 60.9-73.1 114 32.7 26.9-39.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 320 185 59.4 54.0-64.6 135 40.6 35.4-46.0
2500+ grams 577 285 52.1 47.8-56.4 292 47.9 43.6-52.2

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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