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2018 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 FORMULA1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 795 477 61.5 57.5-65.4 318 38.5 34.6-42.5
Age
< 25 years 172 101 63.6 54.9-71.5 71 36.4 28.5-45.1
25-34 years 460 278 59.8 54.5-64.9 182 40.2 35.1-45.5
35+ years 163 98 63.5 54.7-71.5 65 36.5 28.5-45.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 441 306 71.7 66.8-76.1 135 28.3 23.9-33.2
Non-Hispanic Black 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 146 66 45.1 36.4-54.1 80 54.9 45.9-63.6
Education
< High School 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 161 75 47.4 38.4-56.6 86 52.6 43.4-61.6
> High School 545 362 68.4 63.6-72.8 183 31.6 27.2-36.4
Marital Status
Married 528 342 66.2 61.6-70.5 186 33.8 29.5-38.4
Other 267 135 53.1 45.6-60.5 132 46.9 39.5-54.4
Medicaid recipient
No 470 301 65.7 60.7-70.4 169 34.3 29.6-39.3
Yes 325 176 55.9 49.3-62.3 149 44.1 37.7-50.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 241 127 51.6 45.2-58.0 114 48.4 42.0-54.8
2500+ grams 554 350 62.3 58.0-66.5 204 37.7 33.5-42.0

1Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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