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2007 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 ? 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 1623 157 10.8 9.0-12.9 1466 89.2 87.1-91.0
Age
< 20 years 188 27 17.4 11.4-25.7 161 82.6 74.3-88.6
20-24 years 387 36 10.2 6.9-14.7 351 89.8 85.3-93.1
25-34 years 820 84 11.4 8.9-14.6 736 88.6 85.4-91.1
35+ years 228 10 3.6 1.6- 8.1 218 96.4 91.9-98.4
Race
White 1125 108 10.4 8.4-12.9 1017 89.6 87.1-91.6
Black 431 42 11.7 8.0-16.7 389 88.3 83.3-92.0
Other 67 7 13.4 5.8-27.8 60 86.6 72.2-94.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 201 27 16.5 11.3-23.6 174 83.5 76.4-88.7
No 1419 130 9.8 7.9-11.9 1289 90.2 88.1-92.1
Education
< High School 320 44 15.4 11.0-21.2 276 84.6 78.8-89.0
High School 443 43 9.5 6.5-13.6 400 90.5 86.4-93.5
> High School 854 70 9.7 7.4-12.5 784 90.3 87.5-92.6
Marital Status
Married 992 75 8.6 6.6-11.0 917 91.4 89.0-93.4
Other 631 82 14.0 10.8-17.9 549 86.0 82.1-89.2
Income
14,999 or less 424 60 15.0 11.1-20.0 364 85.0 80.0-88.9
15,000-24,999 251 37 18.3 12.9-25.4 214 81.7 74.6-87.1
25,000-49,999 301 16 5.4 2.9- 9.8 285 94.6 90.2-97.1
50,000 or more 537 31 6.4 4.3- 9.5 506 93.6 90.5-95.7
WIC recipient
No 927 75 9.2 7.1-11.9 852 90.8 88.1-92.9
Yes 688 81 12.7 9.9-16.3 607 87.3 83.7-90.1
Medicaid recipient
No 776 45 7.5 5.4-10.2 731 92.5 89.8-94.6
Yes 847 112 13.6 10.9-16.9 735 86.4 83.1-89.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 744 64 8.7 6.9-10.9 680 91.3 89.1-93.1
2500+ grams 879 93 11.0 9.1-13.3 786 89.0 86.7-90.9

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

#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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