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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

Preconception Health Indicators Women 18-44

High Blood Sugar (Diabetes) that started before this pregnancy

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1316 1286 97.5 96.3-98.3 30 2.5 1.7- 3.7
Age
18-19 years 101 99 97.3 89.9-99.3 2 2.7 0.7-10.1
20-24 years 325 319 97.2 93.9-98.7 6 2.8 1.3- 6.1
25-34 years 683 667 97.9 96.2-98.8 16 2.1 1.2- 3.8
35-44 years 207 201 96.9 92.6-98.7 6 3.1 1.3- 7.4
Race
White 933 916 97.8 96.4-98.6 17 2.2 1.4- 3.6
Black 316 305 96.3 92.7-98.2 11 3.7 1.8- 7.3
Other 67 65 99.2 96.8-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 176 165 93.1 87.6-96.3 11 6.9 3.7-12.4
No 1139 1120 98.3 97.2-99.0 19 1.7 1.0- 2.8
Education
< High School 222 211 93.6 88.8-96.4 11 6.4 3.6-11.2
High School 371 359 97.1 94.3-98.5 12 2.9 1.5- 5.7
> High School 719 713 99.2 98.2-99.7 6 0.8 0.3- 1.8
Marital Status
Married 822 809 98.4 97.1-99.1 13 1.6 0.9- 2.9
Other 494 477 96.1 93.5-97.7 17 3.9 2.3- 6.5
Income
14,999 or less 353 338 95.7 92.4-97.6 15 4.3 2.4- 7.6
15,000-24,999 171 167 97.6 93.3-99.2 4 2.4 0.8- 6.7
25,000-49,999 260 256 98.9 96.6-99.7 4 1.1 0.3- 3.4
50,000 or more 438 434 98.6 96.4-99.5 4 1.4 0.5- 3.6
WIC recipient
No 731 722 98.8 97.5-99.4 9 1.2 0.6- 2.5
Yes 579 558 96.0 93.6-97.5 21 4.0 2.5- 6.4
Medicaid recipient
No 632 629 99.6 98.5-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Yes 684 657 95.7 93.5-97.2 27 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 427 418 97.8 95.9-98.9 9 2.2 1.1- 4.1
2500+ grams 889 868 97.5 96.2-98.4 21 2.5 1.6- 3.8

#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.

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