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2011 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 to you about ? PLACING YOUR BABY TO SLEEP ON HIS OR HER BACK OR SIDE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 959 86 8.8 6.9-11.1 873 91.2 88.9-93.1
Age
< 20 years 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 235 19 7.7 4.5-12.8 216 92.3 87.2-95.5
25-34 years 507 46 8.2 5.9-11.3 461 91.8 88.7-94.1
35+ years 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 52 9.4 6.9-12.7 474 90.6 87.3-93.1
Non-Hispanic Black 244 20 9.1 5.4-14.9 224 90.9 85.1-94.6
Non-Hispanic Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 173 16 9.0 5.0-15.5 157 91.0 84.5-95.0
High School 191 16 8.8 5.0-15.0 175 91.2 85.0-95.0
> High School 594 54 8.8 6.5-11.7 540 91.2 88.3-93.5
Marital Status
Married 564 53 8.8 6.5-11.9 511 91.2 88.1-93.5
Other 394 32 8.4 5.6-12.5 362 91.6 87.5-94.4
WIC recipient
No 471 48 9.9 7.2-13.4 423 90.1 86.6-92.8
Yes 485 38 7.9 5.4-11.3 447 92.1 88.7-94.6
Medicaid recipient
No 410 41 9.3 6.6-12.9 369 90.7 87.1-93.4
Yes 549 45 8.5 6.0-11.7 504 91.5 88.3-94.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 325 32 9.9 7.1-13.6 293 90.1 86.4-92.9
2500+ grams 634 54 8.7 6.7-11.3 580 91.3 88.7-93.3

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

~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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