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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 ? HOW USING ILLEGAL DRUGS COULD AFFECT MY BABY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1625 521 32.3 29.5-35.2 1104 67.7 64.8-70.5
Age
< 20 years 187 36 19.3 13.0-27.8 151 80.7 72.2-87.0
20-24 years 388 79 18.8 14.4-24.1 309 81.2 75.9-85.6
25-34 years 822 301 38.1 34.0-42.3 521 61.9 57.7-66.0
35+ years 228 105 49.7 41.7-57.7 123 50.3 42.3-58.3
Race
White 1126 399 35.0 31.7-38.5 727 65.0 61.5-68.3
Black 430 102 24.4 19.2-30.4 328 75.6 69.6-80.8
Other 69 20 29.3 17.9-44.1 49 70.7 55.9-82.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 204 45 22.8 16.7-30.2 159 77.2 69.8-83.3
No 1418 476 34.2 31.1-37.4 942 65.8 62.6-68.9
Education
< High School 321 58 18.1 13.4-24.1 263 81.9 75.9-86.6
High School 444 112 23.3 18.7-28.6 332 76.7 71.4-81.3
> High School 854 349 43.6 39.6-47.8 505 56.4 52.2-60.4
Marital Status
Married 994 382 38.9 35.3-42.6 612 61.1 57.4-64.7
Other 631 139 23.0 19.0-27.6 492 77.0 72.4-81.0
Income
14,999 or less 428 89 19.5 15.1-24.8 339 80.5 75.2-84.9
15,000-24,999 251 74 29.5 22.9-37.1 177 70.5 62.9-77.1
25,000-49,999 301 91 32.2 26.0-39.2 210 67.8 60.8-74.0
50,000 or more 537 245 48.0 42.8-53.1 292 52.0 46.9-57.2
WIC recipient
No 928 367 41.5 37.7-45.5 561 58.5 54.5-62.3
Yes 689 152 20.9 17.4-25.1 537 79.1 74.9-82.6
Medicaid recipient
No 776 334 44.6 40.3-48.9 442 55.4 51.1-59.7
Yes 849 187 22.0 18.6-25.7 662 78.0 74.3-81.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 744 218 27.6 24.6-30.8 526 72.4 69.2-75.4
2500+ grams 881 303 32.7 29.7-35.9 578 67.3 64.1-70.3

*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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