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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

REPRODUCTIVE HISTORY

Did the baby born just before your new one weigh 5 pounds, 8 ounces (2.5 kilos) or less at birth?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 531 414 82.9 79.0-86.2 117 17.1 13.8-21.0
Age
< 25 years 75 61 86.2 75.2-92.8 14 13.8 7.2-24.8
25-34 years 311 241 81.7 76.2-86.1 70 18.3 13.9-23.8
35+ years 145 112 83.3 75.8-88.9 33 16.7 11.1-24.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 273 231 88.3 83.7-91.7 42 11.7 8.3-16.3
Non-Hispanic Black 94 67 80.1 69.0-87.9 27 19.9 12.1-31.0
Non-Hispanic Other 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 117 78 71.3 61.5-79.4 39 28.7 20.6-38.5
Education
< High School 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 106 82 84.2 74.7-90.6 24 15.8 9.4-25.3
> High School 340 281 86.9 82.5-90.3 59 13.1 9.7-17.5
Marital Status
Married 357 283 83.5 79.0-87.3 74 16.5 12.7-21.0
Other 174 131 81.8 74.0-87.6 43 18.2 12.4-26.0
Medicaid recipient
No 288 231 84.0 78.9-88.0 57 16.0 12.0-21.1
Yes 243 183 81.8 75.3-86.8 60 18.2 13.2-24.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 150 91 60.3 52.1-68.0 59 39.7 32.0-47.9
2500+ grams 381 323 84.6 80.4-88.1 58 15.4 11.9-19.6

1Asked only of mothers who reported that they had a prior live birth.
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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