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2010 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 ? DOING TESTS TO SCREEN FOR BIRTH DEFECTS OR DISEASES THAT RUN IN MY FAMILY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 959 94 10.0 7.9-12.5 865 90.0 87.5-92.1
Age
< 20 years 83 11 11.5 5.6-22.0 72 88.5 78.0-94.4
20-24 years 221 32 15.3 10.5-21.9 189 84.7 78.1-89.5
25-34 years 496 42 8.6 6.1-11.9 454 91.4 88.1-93.9
35+ years 159 9 4.3 1.7-10.8 150 95.7 89.2-98.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 592 51 8.9 6.5-12.1 541 91.1 87.9-93.5
Non-Hispanic Black 199 23 10.1 6.0-16.4 176 89.9 83.6-94.0
Non-Hispanic Other 48 7 15.7 7.0-31.6 41 84.3 68.4-93.0
Latina 114 12 11.6 6.2-20.6 102 88.4 79.4-93.8
Education
< High School 150 23 13.9 8.4-22.1 127 86.1 77.9-91.6
High School 248 29 11.4 7.6-16.7 219 88.6 83.3-92.4
> High School 558 41 7.6 5.4-10.5 517 92.4 89.5-94.6
Marital Status
Married 614 47 7.5 5.4-10.2 567 92.5 89.8-94.6
Other 345 47 13.6 9.8-18.5 298 86.4 81.5-90.2
WIC recipient
No 519 40 7.1 5.0-10.2 479 92.9 89.8-95.0
Yes 436 53 12.7 9.4-16.9 383 87.3 83.1-90.6
Medicaid recipient
No 469 29 5.6 3.6- 8.5 440 94.4 91.5-96.4
Yes 490 65 13.4 10.2-17.4 425 86.6 82.6-89.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 319 36 12.1 8.9-16.3 283 87.9 83.7-91.1
2500+ grams 640 58 9.8 7.6-12.6 582 90.2 87.4-92.4

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

~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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