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2006 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 672 527 85.6 82.2-88.5 145 14.4 11.5-17.8
Age
18-19 years 11 9 76.1 40.4-93.7 2 23.9 6.3-59.6
20-24 years 125 88 79.8 70.1-87.0 37 20.2 13.0-29.9
25-34 years 393 322 88.3 84.2-91.5 71 11.7 8.5-15.8
35-44 years 143 108 84.5 76.0-90.4 35 15.5 9.6-24.0
Race
White 478 381 86.7 82.7-89.9 97 13.3 10.1-17.3
Black 148 111 83.6 74.8-89.7 37 16.4 10.3-25.2
Other 46 35 80.7 62.8-91.3 11 19.3 8.7-37.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 102 82 89.0 80.3-94.2 20 11.0 5.8-19.7
No 570 445 84.9 81.0-88.1 125 15.1 11.9-19.0
Education
< High School 115 88 83.5 73.6-90.2 27 16.5 9.8-26.4
High School 202 149 83.0 75.7-88.5 53 17.0 11.5-24.3
> High School 353 288 87.8 83.3-91.2 65 12.2 8.8-16.7
Marital Status
Married 480 386 86.6 82.7-89.7 94 13.4 10.3-17.3
Other 192 141 83.6 76.2-89.1 51 16.4 10.9-23.8
Income
14,999 or less 169 122 79.5 71.0-86.1 47 20.5 13.9-29.0
15,000-24,999 95 76 86.2 75.7-92.6 19 13.8 7.4-24.3
25,000-49,999 141 106 86.5 79.0-91.6 35 13.5 8.4-21.0
50,000 or more 217 183 90.5 85.1-94.0 34 9.5 6.0-14.9
WIC recipient
No 377 302 87.8 83.5-91.0 75 12.2 9.0-16.5
Yes 287 218 82.6 76.6-87.4 69 17.4 12.6-23.4
Medicaid recipient
No 328 266 88.4 84.0-91.6 62 11.6 8.4-16.0
Yes 344 261 83.1 77.6-87.5 83 16.9 12.5-22.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 251 159 63.4 57.0-69.4 92 36.6 30.6-43.0
2500+ grams 421 368 87.1 83.4-90.1 53 12.9 9.9-16.6

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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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