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2006 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 1289 87 8.5 6.7-10.9 1202 91.5 89.1-93.3
Age
< 20 years 128 15 16.9 9.7-27.9 113 83.1 72.1-90.3
20-24 years 283 19 8.4 4.9-14.1 264 91.6 85.9-95.1
25-34 years 663 42 6.8 4.8- 9.7 621 93.2 90.3-95.2
35+ years 215 11 7.5 3.8-14.2 204 92.5 85.8-96.2
Race
White 948 51 6.8 4.9- 9.2 897 93.2 90.8-95.1
Black 267 31 14.2 9.4-21.0 236 85.8 79.0-90.6
Other 74 5 6.6 2.3-17.6 69 93.4 82.4-97.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 175 14 9.4 5.3-16.4 161 90.6 83.6-94.7
No 1114 73 8.3 6.3-10.9 1041 91.7 89.1-93.7
Education
< High School 202 24 15.5 9.9-23.5 178 84.5 76.5-90.1
High School 382 28 8.5 5.4-13.1 354 91.5 86.9-94.6
> High School 703 35 5.8 4.0- 8.5 668 94.2 91.5-96.0
Marital Status
Married 855 44 5.9 4.2- 8.2 811 94.1 91.8-95.8
Other 434 43 12.4 8.8-17.3 391 87.6 82.7-91.2
Income
14,999 or less 338 30 11.9 7.9-17.5 308 88.1 82.5-92.1
15,000-24,999 169 10 5.7 2.6-12.2 159 94.3 87.8-97.4
25,000-49,999 251 20 10.2 6.2-16.1 231 89.8 83.9-93.8
50,000 or more 429 16 4.1 2.3- 7.4 413 95.9 92.6-97.7
WIC recipient
No 728 46 8.1 5.7-11.2 682 91.9 88.8-94.3
Yes 551 40 9.2 6.4-13.0 511 90.8 87.0-93.6
Medicaid recipient
No 658 32 5.4 3.6- 8.1 626 94.6 91.9-96.4
Yes 631 55 11.3 8.3-15.1 576 88.7 84.9-91.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 551 31 6.7 4.6- 9.5 520 93.3 90.5-95.4
2500+ grams 738 56 8.7 6.7-11.2 682 91.3 88.8-93.3

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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