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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 to you about ? PLACING YOUR BABY TO SLEEP ON HIS OR HER BACK OR SIDE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1328 196 14.2 12.2-16.4 1132 85.8 83.6-87.8
Age
< 20 years 143 17 9.7 5.4-16.9 126 90.3 83.1-94.6
20-24 years 311 31 9.1 6.0-13.4 280 90.9 86.6-94.0
25-34 years 671 110 16.2 13.3-19.5 561 83.8 80.5-86.7
35+ years 203 38 19.0 13.7-25.7 165 81.0 74.3-86.3
Race
White 944 142 14.7 12.4-17.3 802 85.3 82.7-87.6
Black 321 40 10.4 7.1-14.9 281 89.6 85.1-92.9
Other 63 14 23.9 13.9-38.0 49 76.1 62.0-86.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 172 21 12.4 7.8-19.3 151 87.6 80.7-92.2
No 1155 175 14.5 12.4-16.9 980 85.5 83.1-87.6
Education
< High School 248 26 9.5 6.1-14.5 222 90.5 85.5-93.9
High School 364 48 11.3 8.1-15.6 316 88.7 84.4-91.9
> High School 712 121 17.7 14.8-21.0 591 82.3 79.0-85.2
Marital Status
Married 809 139 17.1 14.5-20.2 670 82.9 79.8-85.5
Other 519 57 9.8 7.2-13.1 462 90.2 86.9-92.8
Income
14,999 or less 357 42 10.2 7.1-14.4 315 89.8 85.6-92.9
15,000-24,999 173 22 9.9 5.9-16.1 151 90.1 83.9-94.1
25,000-49,999 263 39 15.1 11.0-20.5 224 84.9 79.5-89.0
50,000 or more 437 77 19.1 15.4-23.5 360 80.9 76.5-84.6
WIC recipient
No 722 123 17.9 15.0-21.2 599 82.1 78.8-85.0
Yes 599 72 10.1 7.7-13.2 527 89.9 86.8-92.3
Medicaid recipient
No 630 114 18.7 15.5-22.2 516 81.3 77.8-84.5
Yes 698 82 10.3 8.0-13.1 616 89.7 86.9-92.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 433 64 14.7 11.7-18.3 369 85.3 81.7-88.3
2500+ grams 895 132 14.1 12.0-16.5 763 85.9 83.5-88.0

*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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

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