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2002 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 with you about any of the things listed below? DOING TESTS TO SCREEN FOR BIRTH DEFECTS OR DISEASES THAT RUN IN YOUR FAMILY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1506 163 10.1 8.3-12.1 1343 89.9 87.9-91.7
Age
< 20 years 192 27 11.0 6.5-18.0 165 89.0 82.0-93.5
20-24 years 390 50 13.1 9.5-17.9 340 86.9 82.1-90.5
25-34 years 742 74 9.2 7.0-12.1 668 90.8 87.9-93.0
35+ years 182 12 5.8 2.8-11.6 170 94.2 88.4-97.2
Race
White 1037 117 11.0 8.9-13.5 920 89.0 86.5-91.1
Black 396 39 8.0 5.0-12.4 357 92.0 87.6-95.0
Other 73 7 5.7 1.9-16.1 66 94.3 83.9-98.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 150 32 20.5 13.7-29.3 118 79.5 70.7-86.3
No 1356 131 8.8 7.1-10.9 1225 91.2 89.1-92.9
Education
< High School 330 49 11.2 7.7-15.9 281 88.8 84.1-92.3
High School 431 56 14.6 10.7-19.5 375 85.4 80.5-89.3
> High School 742 58 7.0 5.1- 9.6 684 93.0 90.4-94.9
Marital Status
Married 963 95 9.6 7.6-12.1 868 90.4 87.9-92.4
Other 543 68 11.0 8.0-15.0 475 89.0 85.0-92.0
Income
15,999 or less 444 69 14.7 11.0-19.5 375 85.3 80.5-89.0
16,000-24,999 168 14 10.9 6.2-18.7 154 89.1 81.3-93.8
25,000-39,999 204 14 5.7 2.8-11.1 190 94.3 88.9-97.2
40,000 or more 544 45 7.4 5.2-10.5 499 92.6 89.5-94.8
WIC recipient
No 811 80 9.0 6.9-11.7 731 91.0 88.3-93.1
Yes 688 83 11.4 8.7-14.8 605 88.6 85.2-91.3
Medicaid recipient
No 740 60 7.6 5.6-10.2 680 92.4 89.8-94.4
Yes 766 103 12.8 10.0-16.1 663 87.2 83.9-90.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 674 82 12.4 10.1-15.0 592 87.6 85.0-89.9
2500+ grams 832 81 9.9 8.0-12.1 751 90.1 87.9-92.0

#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 20JUL04

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