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2005 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 MY FAMILY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 997 116 11.5 9.2-14.2 881 88.5 85.8-90.8
Age
< 20 years 93 12 13.7 6.9-25.5 81 86.3 74.5-93.1
20-24 years 242 26 9.8 6.0-15.8 216 90.2 84.2-94.0
25-34 years 509 65 13.2 10.0-17.3 444 86.8 82.7-90.0
35+ years 153 13 6.2 3.0-12.4 140 93.8 87.6-97.0
Race
White 720 80 11.1 8.6-14.2 640 88.9 85.8-91.4
Black 239 31 11.7 7.2-18.6 208 88.3 81.4-92.8
Other 38 5 16.8 6.5-36.8 33 83.2 63.2-93.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 124 21 15.9 9.7-25.0 103 84.1 75.0-90.3
No 873 95 10.6 8.3-13.5 778 89.4 86.5-91.7
Education
< High School 191 24 11.7 7.2-18.6 167 88.3 81.4-92.8
High School 286 39 14.6 10.0-20.9 247 85.4 79.1-90.0
> High School 518 53 9.9 7.2-13.6 465 90.1 86.4-92.8
Marital Status
Married 643 71 10.9 8.3-14.2 572 89.1 85.8-91.7
Other 354 45 12.4 8.5-17.7 309 87.6 82.3-91.5
Income
14,999 or less 283 34 11.0 7.1-16.8 249 89.0 83.2-92.9
15,000-24,999 155 23 15.0 8.9-24.0 132 85.0 76.0-91.1
25,000-49,999 175 18 11.4 6.9-18.1 157 88.6 81.9-93.1
50,000 or more 294 28 9.1 5.9-14.0 266 90.9 86.0-94.1
WIC recipient
No 543 63 11.9 9.0-15.7 480 88.1 84.3-91.0
Yes 450 52 10.9 7.6-15.2 398 89.1 84.8-92.4
Medicaid recipient
No 467 46 9.6 6.8-13.4 421 90.4 86.6-93.2
Yes 530 70 13.1 9.8-17.2 460 86.9 82.8-90.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 448 54 12.6 9.8-16.0 394 87.4 84.0-90.2
2500+ grams 549 62 11.4 8.9-14.3 487 88.6 85.7-91.1

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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