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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I VISITED A HEALTH CARE WORKER TO BE CHECKED OR TREATED FOR DIABETES

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1160 1050 91.0 88.8-92.8 110 9.0 7.2-11.2
Age
< 20 years 119 101 89.2 80.6-94.2 18 10.8 5.8-19.4
20-24 years 267 241 89.8 84.6-93.4 26 10.2 6.6-15.4
25-34 years 595 551 91.4 88.1-93.8 44 8.6 6.2-11.9
35+ years 179 157 93.1 87.5-96.3 22 6.9 3.7-12.5
Race
White 838 777 93.5 91.3-95.2 61 6.5 4.8- 8.7
Black 268 226 85.0 78.6-89.7 42 15.0 10.3-21.4
Other 54 47 82.3 66.0-91.8 7 17.7 8.2-34.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 134 92.1 85.6-95.8 13 7.9 4.2-14.4
No 1013 916 90.8 88.3-92.7 97 9.2 7.3-11.7
Education
< High School 198 169 88.5 82.2-92.8 29 11.5 7.2-17.8
High School 320 288 89.6 84.9-93.0 32 10.4 7.0-15.1
> High School 638 589 92.7 89.9-94.8 49 7.3 5.2-10.1
Marital Status
Married 711 655 93.0 90.5-94.9 56 7.0 5.1- 9.5
Other 449 395 88.2 84.1-91.4 54 11.8 8.6-15.9
Income
14,999 or less 213 183 86.4 79.6-91.1 30 13.6 8.9-20.4
15,000-24,999 273 248 89.9 84.8-93.4 25 10.1 6.6-15.2
25,000-49,999 234 212 91.7 86.4-95.1 22 8.3 4.9-13.6
50,000 or more 377 355 95.2 92.1-97.1 22 4.8 2.9- 7.9
WIC recipient
No 616 575 94.1 91.5-95.9 41 5.9 4.1- 8.5
Yes 541 472 87.9 84.1-90.8 69 12.1 9.2-15.9
Medicaid recipient
No 576 540 94.4 91.8-96.2 36 5.6 3.8- 8.2
Yes 584 510 88.0 84.5-90.9 74 12.0 9.1-15.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 398 347 87.3 83.6-90.2 51 12.7 9.8-16.4
2500+ grams 762 703 91.3 88.9-93.2 59 8.7 6.8-11.1

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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