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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 ? WHAT TO DO IF MY LABOR STARTS EARLY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 944 148 12.3 10.1-14.8 796 87.7 85.2-89.9
Age
< 20 years 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 234 30 9.5 6.1-14.5 204 90.5 85.5-93.9
25-34 years 499 86 13.9 10.8-17.5 413 86.1 82.5-89.2
35+ years 143 21 10.8 6.3-17.8 122 89.2 82.2-93.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 523 86 12.6 9.8-16.1 437 87.4 83.9-90.2
Non-Hispanic Black 238 32 9.7 6.3-14.8 206 90.3 85.2-93.7
Non-Hispanic Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 119 16 11.0 6.3-18.4 103 89.0 81.6-93.7
Education
< High School 165 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 188 25 11.5 7.2-17.9 163 88.5 82.1-92.8
> High School 590 101 14.3 11.4-17.7 489 85.7 82.3-88.6
Marital Status
Married 558 92 12.5 9.8-15.8 466 87.5 84.2-90.2
Other 385 56 12.0 8.8-16.3 329 88.0 83.7-91.2
WIC recipient
No 462 81 14.4 11.2-18.3 381 85.6 81.7-88.8
Yes 478 67 10.3 7.7-13.8 411 89.7 86.2-92.3
Medicaid recipient
No 407 63 13.2 10.0-17.3 344 86.8 82.7-90.0
Yes 537 85 11.6 8.9-14.9 452 88.4 85.1-91.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 322 74 22.0 17.9-26.8 248 78.0 73.2-82.1
2500+ grams 622 74 11.4 9.1-14.2 548 88.6 85.8-90.9

*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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