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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 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 945 92 10.2 8.2-12.7 853 89.8 87.3-91.8
Age
< 20 years 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 236 23 9.0 5.6-14.2 213 91.0 85.8-94.4
25-34 years 497 51 11.0 8.2-14.6 446 89.0 85.4-91.8
35+ years 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 524 40 7.7 5.4-10.8 484 92.3 89.2-94.6
Non-Hispanic Black 240 23 9.9 6.1-15.7 217 90.1 84.3-93.9
Non-Hispanic Other 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 120 21 18.5 12.0-27.4 99 81.5 72.6-88.0
Education
< High School 166 25 15.2 9.8-22.7 141 84.8 77.3-90.2
High School 189 25 11.8 7.5-18.2 164 88.2 81.8-92.5
> High School 589 42 8.1 5.9-11.1 547 91.9 88.9-94.1
Marital Status
Married 555 46 7.7 5.6-10.5 509 92.3 89.5-94.4
Other 389 46 13.9 10.2-18.7 343 86.1 81.3-89.8
WIC recipient
No 461 36 8.2 5.8-11.6 425 91.8 88.4-94.2
Yes 481 56 12.1 9.1-16.0 425 87.9 84.0-90.9
Medicaid recipient
No 405 22 5.5 3.5- 8.6 383 94.5 91.4-96.5
Yes 540 70 13.7 10.6-17.5 470 86.3 82.5-89.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 319 30 10.7 7.3-15.6 289 89.3 84.4-92.7
2500+ grams 626 62 10.2 8.0-12.9 564 89.8 87.1-92.0

*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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