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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

Was the baby just before your new one born more than 3 weeks before its due date?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 525 448 88.9 85.1-91.8 77 11.1 8.2-14.9
Age
18-19 years 14 12 95.6 82.6-99.0 2 4.4 1.0-17.4
20-24 years 102 77 83.3 72.8-90.3 25 16.7 9.7-27.2
25-34 years 305 264 89.1 84.1-92.7 41 10.9 7.3-15.9
35-44 years 104 95 94.0 85.2-97.7 9 6.0 2.3-14.8
Race
White 373 322 88.9 84.6-92.2 51 11.1 7.8-15.4
Black 130 106 87.8 77.9-93.6 24 12.2 6.4-22.1
Other 22 20 92.8 66.9-98.8 2 7.2 1.2-33.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 78 67 85.2 73.6-92.2 11 14.8 7.8-26.4
No 447 381 89.8 85.9-92.7 66 10.2 7.3-14.1
Education
< High School 110 91 81.8 71.3-89.0 19 18.2 11.0-28.7
High School 166 134 87.7 80.0-92.6 32 12.3 7.4-20.0
> High School 249 223 93.3 88.9-96.1 26 6.7 3.9-11.1
Marital Status
Married 364 323 92.1 88.2-94.8 41 7.9 5.2-11.8
Other 161 125 81.3 72.2-87.9 36 18.7 12.1-27.8
Income
14,999 or less 151 116 82.2 73.2-88.7 35 17.8 11.3-26.8
15,000-24,999 89 81 95.3 86.9-98.4 8 4.7 1.6-13.1
25,000-49,999 94 82 88.0 77.6-93.9 12 12.0 6.1-22.4
50,000 or more 149 132 93.6 87.5-96.8 17 6.4 3.2-12.5
WIC recipient
No 281 244 90.0 85.0-93.5 37 10.0 6.5-15.0
Yes 238 198 87.0 80.6-91.6 40 13.0 8.4-19.4
Medicaid recipient
No 230 204 93.8 89.4-96.5 26 6.2 3.5-10.6
Yes 295 244 84.9 79.0-89.4 51 15.1 10.6-21.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 214 167 77.7 71.6-82.8 47 22.3 17.2-28.4
2500+ grams 311 281 89.7 85.6-92.7 30 10.3 7.3-14.4

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
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.

This page was generated on 12JUL10

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