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2009 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 ? WHAT YOU MIGHT DO WITH A CRYING BABY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1152 288 23.3 20.7-26.2 864 76.7 73.8-79.3
Age
< 20 years 117 17 14.0 8.0-23.1 100 86.0 76.9-92.0
20-24 years 265 59 22.5 17.2-28.9 206 77.5 71.1-82.8
25-34 years 593 154 24.1 20.4-28.1 439 75.9 71.9-79.6
35+ years 177 58 29.7 22.7-37.7 119 70.3 62.3-77.3
Race
White 834 232 26.5 23.3-30.0 602 73.5 70.0-76.7
Black 264 41 13.7 9.4-19.7 223 86.3 80.3-90.6
Other 54 15 21.5 11.6-36.3 39 78.5 63.7-88.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 30 17.5 11.7-25.3 113 82.5 74.7-88.3
No 1009 258 24.4 21.5-27.5 751 75.6 72.5-78.5
Education
< High School 191 35 16.4 11.0-23.6 156 83.6 76.4-89.0
High School 317 64 18.8 14.4-24.1 253 81.2 75.9-85.6
> High School 640 188 28.6 24.8-32.7 452 71.4 67.3-75.2
Marital Status
Married 709 203 27.0 23.5-30.8 506 73.0 69.2-76.5
Other 443 85 18.3 14.4-22.9 358 81.7 77.1-85.6
Income
14,999 or less 214 40 18.0 12.5-25.1 174 82.0 74.9-87.5
15,000-24,999 269 62 22.8 17.6-28.9 207 77.2 71.1-82.4
25,000-49,999 236 59 20.6 15.4-26.9 177 79.4 73.1-84.6
50,000 or more 379 113 28.7 24.0-34.0 266 71.3 66.0-76.0
WIC recipient
No 618 178 27.9 24.1-32.0 440 72.1 68.0-75.9
Yes 532 110 18.8 15.2-23.0 422 81.2 77.0-84.8
Medicaid recipient
No 576 169 27.5 23.7-31.8 407 72.5 68.2-76.3
Yes 576 119 19.6 16.1-23.7 457 80.4 76.3-83.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 394 100 24.3 20.4-28.7 294 75.7 71.3-79.6
2500+ grams 758 188 23.2 20.4-26.4 570 76.8 73.6-79.6

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

~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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