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2008 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 ? WHAT TO DO IF MY LABOR STARTS EARLY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1340 200 12.2 10.4-14.2 1140 87.8 85.8-89.6
Age
< 20 years 147 31 15.4 9.9-23.1 116 84.6 76.9-90.1
20-24 years 311 44 10.4 7.2-14.7 267 89.6 85.3-92.8
25-34 years 676 89 11.2 8.9-14.1 587 88.8 85.9-91.1
35+ years 206 36 16.0 11.2-22.4 170 84.0 77.6-88.8
Race
White 952 142 12.2 10.1-14.6 810 87.8 85.4-89.9
Black 324 39 8.4 5.7-12.4 285 91.6 87.6-94.3
Other 64 19 30.1 18.9-44.2 45 69.9 55.8-81.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 177 17 7.2 4.1-12.5 160 92.8 87.5-95.9
No 1162 183 13.1 11.1-15.3 979 86.9 84.7-88.9
Education
< High School 258 31 8.9 5.7-13.6 227 91.1 86.4-94.3
High School 360 60 13.3 9.8-17.7 300 86.7 82.3-90.2
> High School 719 109 13.1 10.6-16.0 610 86.9 84.0-89.4
Marital Status
Married 818 127 13.5 11.2-16.3 691 86.5 83.7-88.8
Other 522 73 10.2 7.7-13.4 449 89.8 86.6-92.3
Income
14,999 or less 359 57 11.5 8.3-15.8 302 88.5 84.2-91.7
15,000-24,999 174 23 9.4 5.7-15.2 151 90.6 84.8-94.3
25,000-49,999 263 42 15.8 11.5-21.4 221 84.2 78.6-88.5
50,000 or more 438 68 13.5 10.4-17.3 370 86.5 82.7-89.6
WIC recipient
No 728 114 13.6 11.1-16.6 614 86.4 83.4-88.9
Yes 608 85 10.6 8.2-13.6 523 89.4 86.4-91.8
Medicaid recipient
No 630 98 13.6 11.0-16.8 532 86.4 83.2-89.0
Yes 710 102 11.0 8.7-13.8 608 89.0 86.2-91.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 434 95 21.9 18.3-26.0 339 78.1 74.0-81.7
2500+ grams 906 105 11.3 9.4-13.6 801 88.7 86.4-90.6

*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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