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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

WELL BABY CARE VISITS

Was your baby seen by a doctor, nurse, or other health care provider in the first week after he or she left the hospital?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1395 167 14.9 12.7-17.5 1228 85.1 82.5-87.3
Age
< 20 years 148 24 24.2 15.9-34.9 124 75.8 65.1-84.1
20-24 years 378 62 20.1 15.5-25.8 316 79.9 74.2-84.5
25-34 years 692 68 11.9 9.2-15.2 624 88.1 84.8-90.8
35+ years 177 13 7.3 3.6-14.2 164 92.7 85.8-96.4
Race
White 973 107 13.5 11.1-16.5 866 86.5 83.5-88.9
Black 360 50 17.7 12.8-23.9 310 82.3 76.1-87.2
Other 62 10 23.8 13.0-39.5 52 76.2 60.5-87.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 139 29 24.9 17.4-34.4 110 75.1 65.6-82.6
No 1253 138 13.5 11.2-16.1 1115 86.5 83.9-88.8
Education
< High School 290 52 23.8 18.0-30.7 238 76.2 69.3-82.0
High School 416 60 18.3 14.0-23.6 356 81.7 76.4-86.0
> High School 688 54 8.7 6.4-11.7 634 91.3 88.3-93.6
Marital Status
Married 889 81 10.8 8.6-13.6 808 89.2 86.4-91.4
Other 506 86 22.5 18.0-27.8 420 77.5 72.2-82.0
Income
15,999 or less 372 62 22.3 17.3-28.4 310 77.7 71.6-82.7
16,000-24,999 183 28 17.1 11.3-25.1 155 82.9 74.9-88.7
25,000-39,999 200 22 11.5 7.0-18.3 178 88.5 81.7-93.0
40,000 or more 492 31 7.7 5.2-11.1 461 92.3 88.9-94.8
WIC recipient
No 732 54 8.5 6.3-11.3 678 91.5 88.7-93.7
Yes 655 113 22.2 18.3-26.6 542 77.8 73.4-81.7
Medicaid recipient
No 684 52 8.7 6.4-11.6 632 91.3 88.4-93.6
Yes 711 115 21.0 17.3-25.2 596 79.0 74.8-82.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 609 51 8.6 6.6-11.0 558 91.4 89.0-93.4
2500+ grams 786 116 15.4 13.0-18.2 670 84.6 81.8-87.0

#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 22MAR05

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