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2001 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 1625 285 18.6 16.3-21.2 1340 81.4 78.8-83.7
Age
< 20 years 220 36 13.8 8.8-20.9 184 86.2 79.1-91.2
20-24 years 433 79 18.5 14.2-23.8 354 81.5 76.2-85.8
25-34 years 791 158 23.0 19.4-27.0 633 77.0 73.0-80.6
35+ years 181 12 5.1 2.2-11.6 169 94.9 88.4-97.8
Race
White 1108 206 20.1 17.3-23.2 902 79.9 76.8-82.7
Black 457 71 14.9 10.7-20.2 386 85.1 79.8-89.3
Other 60 8 14.8 6.6-29.9 52 85.2 70.1-93.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 169 43 26.7 19.2-35.9 126 73.3 64.1-80.8
No 1454 241 17.4 15.0-20.1 1213 82.6 79.9-85.0
Education
< High School 349 65 19.2 14.3-25.3 284 80.8 74.7-85.7
High School 505 86 16.2 12.4-20.9 419 83.8 79.1-87.6
> High School 767 133 19.6 16.3-23.4 634 80.4 76.6-83.7
Marital Status
Married 1035 186 20.7 17.7-24.0 849 79.3 76.0-82.3
Other 590 99 14.7 11.2-19.1 491 85.3 80.9-88.8
Income
15,999 or less 487 92 18.2 14.0-23.5 395 81.8 76.5-86.0
16,000-24,999 180 31 18.8 12.4-27.4 149 81.2 72.6-87.6
25,000-39,999 248 44 20.2 14.4-27.5 204 79.8 72.5-85.6
40,000 or more 556 90 18.4 14.8-22.8 466 81.6 77.2-85.2
WIC recipient
No 843 152 18.0 15.0-21.5 691 82.0 78.5-85.0
Yes 774 132 19.4 15.9-23.5 642 80.6 76.5-84.1
Medicaid recipient
No 821 134 17.9 14.9-21.4 687 82.1 78.6-85.1
Yes 804 151 19.4 15.9-23.4 653 80.6 76.6-84.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 302 48 16.0 12.6-20.3 254 84.0 79.7-87.4
1500 - 2499 grams 489 80 16.7 13.7-20.3 409 83.3 79.7-86.3
2500+ grams 834 157 18.8 16.3-21.6 677 81.2 78.4-83.7

#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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