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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 ? MEDICINES THAT ARE SAFE TO TAKE DURING MY PREGNANCY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 948 69 6.6 5.0- 8.7 879 93.4 91.3-95.0
Age
< 20 years 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 236 17 6.0 3.3-10.6 219 94.0 89.4-96.7
25-34 years 499 38 7.2 5.0-10.2 461 92.8 89.8-95.0
35+ years 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 524 37 6.7 4.6- 9.6 487 93.3 90.4-95.4
Non-Hispanic Black 240 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 120 13 10.1 5.6-17.7 107 89.9 82.3-94.4
Education
< High School 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 189 17 8.1 4.5-14.0 172 91.9 86.0-95.5
> High School 590 37 6.2 4.3- 8.9 553 93.8 91.1-95.7
Marital Status
Married 557 41 6.3 4.4- 9.0 516 93.7 91.0-95.6
Other 390 28 7.1 4.6-10.8 362 92.9 89.2-95.4
WIC recipient
No 462 29 6.0 3.9- 9.1 433 94.0 90.9-96.1
Yes 482 39 7.1 4.9-10.3 443 92.9 89.7-95.1
Medicaid recipient
No 406 22 5.1 3.2- 8.2 384 94.9 91.8-96.8
Yes 542 47 7.7 5.5-10.8 495 92.3 89.2-94.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 322 30 9.2 6.5-12.8 292 90.8 87.2-93.5
2500+ grams 626 39 6.4 4.7- 8.7 587 93.6 91.3-95.3

*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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