NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INFANT STATUS

After your baby was delivered, how long did he or she stay in the hospital?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
0-2 days 3 or more days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 909 446 57.4 53.6-61.1 463 42.6 38.9-46.4
Age
< 25 years 212 99 54.5 46.5-62.3 113 45.5 37.7-53.5
25-34 years 513 261 60.1 55.1-64.9 252 39.9 35.1-44.9
35+ years 184 86 53.9 45.5-62.0 98 46.1 38.0-54.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 496 266 62.0 57.2-66.5 230 38.0 33.5-42.8
Non-Hispanic Black 160 65 54.7 44.7-64.4 95 45.3 35.6-55.3
Non-Hispanic Other 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 163 68 44.9 36.6-53.5 95 55.1 46.5-63.4
Education
< High School 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 201 89 53.7 45.3-61.8 112 46.3 38.2-54.7
> High School 594 310 60.7 56.1-65.1 284 39.3 34.9-43.9
Marital Status
Married 582 316 61.6 57.2-65.9 266 38.4 34.1-42.8
Other 327 130 50.8 44.0-57.6 197 49.2 42.4-56.0
Medicaid recipient
No 504 273 62.1 57.3-66.8 231 37.9 33.2-42.7
Yes 405 173 52.0 46.0-57.9 232 48.0 42.1-54.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 290 68 22.6 18.1-27.8 222 77.4 72.2-81.9
2500+ grams 619 378 60.6 56.5-64.6 241 39.4 35.4-43.5

1Asked of all mothers.
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

Contact Us | Site Map | Terms of Use