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2011 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 955 844 90.4 88.1-92.4 111 9.6 7.6-11.9
Age
< 20 years 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 236 211 91.1 86.0-94.5 25 8.9 5.5-14.0
25-34 years 500 447 91.9 88.8-94.1 53 8.1 5.9-11.2
35+ years 148 126 87.2 79.7-92.3 22 12.8 7.7-20.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 522 487 94.2 91.5-96.1 35 5.8 3.9- 8.5
Non-Hispanic Black 246 186 76.4 69.3-82.4 60 23.6 17.6-30.7
Non-Hispanic Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 175 152 87.9 80.9-92.5 23 12.1 7.5-19.1
High School 193 167 88.9 82.6-93.1 26 11.1 6.9-17.4
> High School 586 524 91.9 89.1-94.0 62 8.1 6.0-10.9
Marital Status
Married 560 509 92.8 90.1-94.9 51 7.2 5.1- 9.9
Other 394 334 86.9 82.5-90.4 60 13.1 9.6-17.5
WIC recipient
No 464 422 92.9 89.9-95.1 42 7.1 4.9-10.1
Yes 485 418 88.2 84.4-91.1 67 11.8 8.9-15.6
Medicaid recipient
No 407 372 93.1 89.9-95.4 35 6.9 4.6-10.1
Yes 548 472 88.5 85.0-91.2 76 11.5 8.8-15.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 327 271 83.0 78.5-86.7 56 17.0 13.3-21.5
2500+ grams 628 573 91.1 88.5-93.1 55 8.9 6.9-11.5

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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