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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

POSTPARTUM MOM CARE

Since your new baby was born, have you had a postpartum checkup for yourself?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 957 119 12.8 10.4-15.6 838 87.2 84.4-89.6
Age
< 20 years 48 12 29.6 16.0-48.2 36 70.4 51.8-84.0
20-24 years 210 33 17.3 12.0-24.3 177 82.7 75.7-88.0
25-34 years 533 56 10.5 7.7-14.0 477 89.5 86.0-92.3
35+ years 166 18 8.4 4.6-14.6 148 91.6 85.4-95.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 504 37 7.7 5.4-11.0 467 92.3 89.0-94.6
Non-Hispanic Black 187 34 20.1 13.8-28.2 153 79.9 71.8-86.2
Non-Hispanic Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 186 32 15.0 10.0-21.8 154 85.0 78.2-90.0
Education
< High School 172 37 20.5 14.2-28.7 135 79.5 71.3-85.8
High School 189 39 22.1 15.7-30.1 150 77.9 69.9-84.3
> High School 595 43 7.1 5.1- 9.9 552 92.9 90.1-94.9
Marital Status
Married 580 52 9.2 6.8-12.4 528 90.8 87.6-93.2
Other 377 67 18.4 14.0-23.8 310 81.6 76.2-86.0
WIC recipient
No 555 70 13.7 10.6-17.6 485 86.3 82.4-89.4
Yes 393 48 11.8 8.4-16.2 345 88.2 83.8-91.6
Medicaid recipient
No 588 59 8.5 6.3-11.5 529 91.5 88.5-93.7
Yes 369 60 18.9 14.4-24.3 309 81.1 75.7-85.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 334 47 14.9 11.3-19.3 287 85.1 80.7-88.7
2500+ grams 623 72 12.6 10.1-15.7 551 87.4 84.3-89.9

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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.

This page was generated on 27JAN17

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