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2010 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 HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 964 888 92.6 90.4-94.3 76 7.4 5.7- 9.6
Age
< 20 years 84 76 91.6 81.4-96.5 8 8.4 3.5-18.6
20-24 years 221 204 92.8 87.8-95.9 17 7.2 4.1-12.2
25-34 years 504 476 94.1 91.0-96.1 28 5.9 3.9- 9.0
35+ years 155 132 87.2 79.6-92.3 23 12.8 7.7-20.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 595 565 96.3 94.3-97.7 30 3.7 2.3- 5.7
Non-Hispanic Black 201 164 80.5 72.9-86.3 37 19.5 13.7-27.1
Non-Hispanic Other 49 47 94.4 80.1-98.6 2 5.6 1.4-19.9
Latina 113 107 95.2 87.4-98.3 6 4.8 1.7-12.6
Education
< High School 153 142 93.0 85.7-96.7 11 7.0 3.3-14.3
High School 247 221 90.2 85.2-93.7 26 9.8 6.3-14.8
> High School 561 524 94.0 91.3-95.9 37 6.0 4.1- 8.7
Marital Status
Married 616 575 93.8 91.2-95.7 41 6.2 4.3- 8.8
Other 348 313 90.9 86.7-93.9 35 9.1 6.1-13.3
WIC recipient
No 523 491 94.8 92.2-96.6 32 5.2 3.4- 7.8
Yes 434 390 90.3 86.5-93.1 44 9.7 6.9-13.5
Medicaid recipient
No 473 447 94.8 91.9-96.7 26 5.2 3.3- 8.1
Yes 491 441 90.9 87.4-93.4 50 9.1 6.6-12.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 322 288 89.1 85.1-92.2 34 10.9 7.8-14.9
2500+ grams 642 600 92.9 90.5-94.7 42 7.1 5.3- 9.5

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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