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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: HOSPITAL STAFF GAVE MY BABY A PACIFIER1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 790 417 61.4 57.4-65.2 373 38.6 34.8-42.6
Age
< 25 years 174 81 54.3 45.6-62.8 93 45.7 37.2-54.4
25-34 years 457 245 63.7 58.6-68.5 212 36.3 31.5-41.4
35+ years 159 91 64.4 55.5-72.3 68 35.6 27.7-44.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 439 258 66.7 61.7-71.3 181 33.3 28.7-38.3
Non-Hispanic Black 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 145 71 57.0 48.0-65.5 74 43.0 34.5-52.0
Education
< High School 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 160 79 57.4 48.2-66.1 81 42.6 33.9-51.8
> High School 542 298 64.0 59.3-68.5 244 36.0 31.5-40.7
Marital Status
Married 526 306 65.4 60.9-69.7 220 34.6 30.3-39.1
Other 264 111 54.2 46.7-61.6 153 45.8 38.4-53.3
Medicaid recipient
No 469 285 69.9 65.2-74.2 184 30.1 25.8-34.8
Yes 321 132 50.0 43.4-56.7 189 50.0 43.3-56.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 238 58 23.3 18.4-29.1 180 76.7 70.9-81.6
2500+ grams 552 359 64.6 60.3-68.7 193 35.4 31.3-39.7

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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