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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 with you about ? HOW USING ILLEGAL DRUGS COULD AFFECT MY BABY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1135 366 31.7 28.7-34.9 769 68.3 65.1-71.3
Age
< 20 years 113 16 16.1 9.4-26.1 97 83.9 73.9-90.6
20-24 years 261 52 20.2 15.2-26.3 209 79.8 73.7-84.8
25-34 years 587 223 38.1 33.7-42.7 364 61.9 57.3-66.3
35+ years 174 75 42.0 33.9-50.6 99 58.0 49.4-66.1
Race
White 824 295 35.1 31.6-38.9 529 64.9 61.1-68.4
Black 260 54 21.1 15.6-27.9 206 78.9 72.1-84.4
Other 51 17 32.1 19.3-48.3 34 67.9 51.7-80.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 142 30 21.2 14.7-29.6 112 78.8 70.4-85.3
No 993 336 33.6 30.3-37.0 657 66.4 63.0-69.7
Education
< High School 191 30 17.0 11.5-24.3 161 83.0 75.7-88.5
High School 310 69 21.3 16.6-26.9 241 78.7 73.1-83.4
> High School 630 267 43.6 39.3-48.1 363 56.4 51.9-60.7
Marital Status
Married 702 282 40.2 36.2-44.3 420 59.8 55.7-63.8
Other 433 84 20.0 15.9-24.9 349 80.0 75.1-84.1
Income
14,999 or less 201 33 18.4 12.7-25.9 168 81.6 74.1-87.3
15,000-24,999 266 60 23.0 17.8-29.3 206 77.0 70.7-82.2
25,000-49,999 233 76 30.5 24.1-37.7 157 69.5 62.3-75.9
50,000 or more 377 186 51.1 45.5-56.7 191 48.9 43.3-54.5
WIC recipient
No 605 262 42.9 38.5-47.4 343 57.1 52.6-61.5
Yes 530 104 20.6 16.8-24.9 426 79.4 75.1-83.2
Medicaid recipient
No 570 247 43.5 39.0-48.1 323 56.5 51.9-61.0
Yes 565 119 21.4 17.7-25.7 446 78.6 74.3-82.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 386 102 24.7 20.8-29.2 284 75.3 70.8-79.2
2500+ grams 749 264 32.3 29.0-35.7 485 67.7 64.3-71.0

*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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