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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 ? 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 1156 136 10.6 8.8-12.8 1020 89.4 87.2-91.2
Age
< 20 years 118 10 4.1 1.6- 9.9 108 95.9 90.1-98.4
20-24 years 267 24 7.4 4.6-11.7 243 92.6 88.3-95.4
25-34 years 595 72 12.2 9.5-15.4 523 87.8 84.6-90.5
35+ years 176 30 16.3 11.1-23.4 146 83.7 76.6-88.9
Race
White 838 116 13.4 11.0-16.2 722 86.6 83.8-89.0
Black 264 13 2.5 1.1- 5.7 251 97.5 94.3-98.9
Other 54 7 8.6 3.0-21.9 47 91.4 78.1-97.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 147 15 9.8 5.6-16.6 132 90.2 83.4-94.4
No 1009 121 10.8 8.9-13.1 888 89.2 86.9-91.1
Education
< High School 195 21 8.6 5.0-14.4 174 91.4 85.6-95.0
High School 317 25 6.3 3.9- 9.9 292 93.7 90.1-96.1
> High School 640 89 14.0 11.3-17.2 551 86.0 82.8-88.7
Marital Status
Married 712 102 14.2 11.6-17.2 610 85.8 82.8-88.4
Other 444 34 5.8 3.8- 8.9 410 94.2 91.1-96.2
Income
14,999 or less 214 17 5.9 3.1-10.9 197 94.1 89.1-96.9
15,000-24,999 272 21 6.3 3.8-10.3 251 93.7 89.7-96.2
25,000-49,999 236 32 13.4 9.2-19.1 204 86.6 80.9-90.8
50,000 or more 379 60 16.3 12.6-20.9 319 83.7 79.1-87.4
WIC recipient
No 618 90 14.4 11.6-17.8 528 85.6 82.2-88.4
Yes 536 46 6.9 4.9- 9.8 490 93.1 90.2-95.1
Medicaid recipient
No 576 90 15.4 12.4-18.9 486 84.6 81.1-87.6
Yes 580 46 6.5 4.6- 9.3 534 93.5 90.7-95.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 395 47 11.4 8.7-14.9 348 88.6 85.1-91.3
2500+ grams 761 89 10.6 8.6-12.9 672 89.4 87.1-91.4

*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.

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