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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

Before you got pregnant with your new baby, did a doctor, nurse orother health care worker talk with you about any of the things listed below ? HOW SMOKING DURING PREGNANCY CAN AFFECT A BABY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 151 55 34.6 26.5-43.7 96 65.4 56.3-73.5
Age
< 20 years 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 97 44 41.7 31.4-52.9 53 58.3 47.1-68.6
35+ years 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 96 43 44.4 33.5-55.8 53 55.6 44.2-66.5
Non-Hispanic Black 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 105 49 46.0 35.6-56.8 56 54.0 43.2-64.4
Marital Status
Married 107 50 45.4 35.1-56.1 57 54.6 43.9-64.9
Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
WIC recipient
No 82 42 50.7 38.8-62.5 40 49.3 37.5-61.2
Yes 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Medicaid recipient
No 92 48 47.6 36.5-58.9 44 52.4 41.1-63.5
Yes 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 50 18 34.2 22.4-48.3 32 65.8 51.7-77.6
2500+ grams 101 37 34.6 25.9-44.5 64 65.4 55.5-74.1

*Asked of mothers who talked with health care professional about improving health before pregnancy.

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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