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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? DISEASES OR BIRTH DEFECTS THAT COULD RUN IN YOUR FAMILY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1770 327 17.9 15.7-20.4 1443 82.1 79.6-84.3
Age
< 20 years 220 34 16.3 10.7-24.0 186 83.7 76.0-89.3
20-24 years 470 87 16.2 12.2-21.2 383 83.8 78.8-87.8
25-34 years 872 176 19.8 16.6-23.5 696 80.2 76.5-83.4
35+ years 208 30 15.3 10.0-22.9 178 84.7 77.1-90.0
Race
White 1189 240 19.7 17.0-22.8 949 80.3 77.2-83.0
Black 525 80 11.7 8.2-16.2 445 88.3 83.8-91.8
Other 56 7 21.7 10.2-40.1 49 78.3 59.9-89.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 42 28.1 19.6-38.4 91 71.9 61.6-80.4
No 1636 285 16.8 14.6-19.3 1351 83.2 80.7-85.4
Education
< High School 371 76 20.5 15.5-26.5 295 79.5 73.5-84.5
High School 578 106 17.1 13.4-21.6 472 82.9 78.4-86.6
> High School 819 144 17.0 14.0-20.6 675 83.0 79.4-86.0
Marital Status
Married 1142 227 20.1 17.3-23.3 915 79.9 76.7-82.7
Other 628 100 13.4 10.1-17.6 528 86.6 82.4-89.9
Income
15,999 or less 518 98 15.3 11.5-19.9 420 84.7 80.1-88.5
16,000-24,999 238 47 23.6 17.1-31.7 191 76.4 68.3-82.9
25,000-39,999 260 45 17.8 12.5-24.6 215 82.2 75.4-87.5
40,000 or more 609 110 18.7 15.0-23.0 499 81.3 77.0-85.0
WIC recipient
No 946 183 18.1 15.1-21.5 763 81.9 78.5-84.9
Yes 819 144 17.8 14.6-21.6 675 82.2 78.4-85.4
Medicaid recipient
No 875 164 18.7 15.6-22.2 711 81.3 77.8-84.4
Yes 895 163 17.1 14.0-20.7 732 82.9 79.3-86.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 342 70 20.9 17.2-25.2 272 79.1 74.8-82.8
1500 - 2499 grams 556 101 17.9 15.0-21.2 455 82.1 78.8-85.0
2500+ grams 872 156 17.8 15.4-20.5 716 82.2 79.5-84.6

#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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