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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

During your most recent pregnancy, did you have any of the following health conditions? HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 907 745 86.1 83.3-88.5 162 13.9 11.5-16.7
Age
< 25 years 212 175 87.2 81.2-91.4 37 12.8 8.6-18.8
25-34 years 513 424 86.8 83.1-89.7 89 13.2 10.3-16.9
35+ years 182 146 82.8 75.4-88.3 36 17.2 11.7-24.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 495 404 85.1 81.4-88.2 91 14.9 11.8-18.6
Non-Hispanic Black 159 119 82.4 74.1-88.5 40 17.6 11.5-25.9
Non-Hispanic Other 68 60 94.6 87.7-97.7 *** *** ***
Latina 162 142 90.2 84.0-94.1 20 9.8 5.9-16.0
Education
< High School 113 94 85.1 75.2-91.5 19 14.9 8.5-24.8
High School 198 165 86.9 80.5-91.5 33 13.1 8.5-19.5
> High School 595 486 86.2 82.9-89.0 109 13.8 11.0-17.1
Marital Status
Married 580 481 85.4 82.0-88.4 99 14.6 11.6-18.0
Other 327 264 87.1 82.2-90.8 63 12.9 9.2-17.8
Medicaid recipient
No 504 428 88.3 84.9-91.1 76 11.7 8.9-15.1
Yes 403 317 83.5 78.8-87.3 86 16.5 12.7-21.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 289 201 68.6 62.8-73.8 88 31.4 26.2-37.2
2500+ grams 618 544 87.7 84.7-90.2 74 12.3 9.8-15.3

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

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