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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 ? MEDICINES THAT ARE SAFE TO TAKE DURING MY PREGNANCY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1141 107 9.4 7.6-11.6 1034 90.6 88.4-92.4
Age
< 20 years 115 7 6.2 2.6-14.3 108 93.8 85.7-97.4
20-24 years 261 22 9.1 5.7-14.1 239 90.9 85.9-94.3
25-34 years 590 63 10.4 7.8-13.6 527 89.6 86.4-92.2
35+ years 175 15 9.2 5.3-15.6 160 90.8 84.4-94.7
Race
White 829 86 11.0 8.7-13.7 743 89.0 86.3-91.3
Black 261 16 4.7 2.4- 9.1 245 95.3 90.9-97.6
Other 51 5 8.6 3.2-21.5 46 91.4 78.5-96.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 143 18 14.1 8.7-22.1 125 85.9 77.9-91.3
No 998 89 8.6 6.8-10.8 909 91.4 89.2-93.2
Education
< High School 191 25 13.1 8.3-20.0 166 86.9 80.0-91.7
High School 312 25 7.5 4.8-11.6 287 92.5 88.4-95.2
> High School 634 57 9.2 6.9-12.1 577 90.8 87.9-93.1
Marital Status
Married 704 67 8.7 6.7-11.3 637 91.3 88.7-93.3
Other 437 40 10.4 7.4-14.4 397 89.6 85.6-92.6
Income
14,999 or less 202 21 9.5 5.6-15.7 181 90.5 84.3-94.4
15,000-24,999 268 28 11.8 7.9-17.2 240 88.2 82.8-92.1
25,000-49,999 235 20 7.4 4.4-12.2 215 92.6 87.8-95.6
50,000 or more 377 36 10.1 7.1-14.0 341 89.9 86.0-92.9
WIC recipient
No 608 57 8.9 6.7-11.8 551 91.1 88.2-93.3
Yes 532 50 10.0 7.3-13.4 482 90.0 86.6-92.7
Medicaid recipient
No 574 54 9.5 7.1-12.5 520 90.5 87.5-92.9
Yes 567 53 9.3 6.8-12.7 514 90.7 87.3-93.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 388 37 9.7 7.1-13.1 351 90.3 86.9-92.9
2500+ grams 753 70 9.4 7.5-11.8 683 90.6 88.2-92.5

*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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