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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I WAS REGULARLY TAKING PRESCRIPTION MEDICINES OTHER THAN BIRTH CONTROL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 968 749 78.7 75.5-81.5 219 21.3 18.5-24.5
Age
< 20 years 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 215 182 86.4 80.1-90.9 33 13.6 9.1-19.9
25-34 years 536 409 77.5 73.1-81.4 127 22.5 18.6-26.9
35+ years 168 116 68.7 60.0-76.3 52 31.3 23.7-40.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 509 368 74.4 69.9-78.5 141 25.6 21.5-30.1
Non-Hispanic Black 191 149 80.5 72.8-86.4 42 19.5 13.6-27.2
Non-Hispanic Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 189 168 88.5 81.9-92.9 21 11.5 7.1-18.1
Education
< High School 176 153 84.1 75.7-89.9 23 15.9 10.1-24.3
High School 190 145 77.0 69.3-83.2 45 23.0 16.8-30.7
> High School 601 450 77.7 73.6-81.2 151 22.3 18.8-26.4
Marital Status
Married 588 442 76.4 72.2-80.0 146 23.6 20.0-27.8
Other 380 307 82.2 77.0-86.5 73 17.8 13.5-23.0
WIC recipient
No 559 422 76.6 72.3-80.4 137 23.4 19.6-27.7
Yes 395 315 81.2 76.2-85.4 80 18.8 14.6-23.8
Medicaid recipient
No 592 457 78.2 74.2-81.8 135 21.8 18.2-25.8
Yes 376 292 79.2 73.9-83.8 84 20.8 16.2-26.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 339 254 75.2 70.2-79.6 85 24.8 20.4-29.8
2500+ grams 629 495 79.0 75.5-82.0 134 21.0 18.0-24.5

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.

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