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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk to you about any of the things listed below? HOW MUCH WEIGHT YOU SHOULD GAIN DURING YOUR PREGNANCY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1771 228 11.3 9.5-13.4 1543 88.7 86.6-90.5
Age
< 20 years 220 20 6.0 3.0-11.4 200 94.0 88.6-97.0
20-24 years 472 58 11.4 8.1-15.9 414 88.6 84.1-91.9
25-34 years 871 117 12.1 9.6-15.2 754 87.9 84.8-90.4
35+ years 208 33 13.7 8.6-21.2 175 86.3 78.8-91.4
Race
White 1188 164 11.8 9.7-14.2 1024 88.2 85.8-90.3
Black 527 57 9.8 6.7-14.3 470 90.2 85.7-93.3
Other 56 7 12.4 4.5-30.1 49 87.6 69.9-95.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 131 35 18.7 11.9-28.3 96 81.3 71.7-88.1
No 1639 193 10.5 8.8-12.7 1446 89.5 87.3-91.2
Education
< High School 368 55 11.5 7.8-16.5 313 88.5 83.5-92.2
High School 582 74 11.0 8.0-14.9 508 89.0 85.1-92.0
> High School 819 98 11.4 8.9-14.5 721 88.6 85.5-91.1
Marital Status
Married 1143 146 12.0 9.8-14.6 997 88.0 85.4-90.2
Other 628 82 10.0 7.2-13.7 546 90.0 86.3-92.8
Income
15,999 or less 519 74 12.0 8.7-16.4 445 88.0 83.6-91.3
16,000-24,999 240 30 10.7 6.5-17.0 210 89.3 83.0-93.5
25,000-39,999 260 32 10.6 6.7-16.3 228 89.4 83.7-93.3
40,000 or more 609 70 11.7 8.8-15.4 539 88.3 84.6-91.2
WIC recipient
No 947 129 11.8 9.4-14.7 818 88.2 85.3-90.6
Yes 819 99 10.9 8.4-14.1 720 89.1 85.9-91.6
Medicaid recipient
No 877 105 11.4 9.0-14.4 772 88.6 85.6-91.0
Yes 894 123 11.2 8.7-14.3 771 88.8 85.7-91.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 343 51 15.3 12.1-19.2 292 84.7 80.8-87.9
1500 - 2499 grams 556 80 14.4 11.8-17.5 476 85.6 82.5-88.2
2500+ grams 872 97 11.0 9.1-13.3 775 89.0 86.7-90.9

#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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