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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care or new baby doctor visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about the following? THE BACTERIA B STREP THAT MOTHERS CAN PASS TO THEIR NEWBORNS DURING BIRTH

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 957 210 19.2 16.4-22.3 747 80.8 77.7-83.6
Age
< 20 years 47 16 42.0 26.1-59.8 31 58.0 40.2-73.9
20-24 years 210 54 20.2 14.7-27.0 156 79.8 73.0-85.3
25-34 years 535 91 14.2 11.1-18.1 444 85.8 81.9-88.9
35+ years 165 49 26.8 19.7-35.4 116 73.2 64.6-80.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 507 75 12.7 9.7-16.5 432 87.3 83.5-90.3
Non-Hispanic Black 184 39 18.6 12.8-26.3 145 81.4 73.7-87.2
Non-Hispanic Other 58 20 38.5 24.5-54.7 38 61.5 45.3-75.5
Latina 187 68 33.0 25.6-41.3 119 67.0 58.7-74.4
Education
< High School 172 62 31.9 24.3-40.6 110 68.1 59.4-75.7
High School 189 48 24.6 18.0-32.6 141 75.4 67.4-82.0
> High School 595 100 13.5 10.6-17.0 495 86.5 83.0-89.4
Marital Status
Married 583 102 16.5 13.3-20.4 481 83.5 79.6-86.7
Other 374 108 23.4 18.6-28.9 266 76.6 71.1-81.4
WIC recipient
No 553 91 14.0 11.0-17.8 462 86.0 82.2-89.0
Yes 396 119 26.5 21.7-32.0 277 73.5 68.0-78.3
Medicaid recipient
No 583 110 15.9 12.8-19.7 473 84.1 80.3-87.2
Yes 374 100 23.8 19.0-29.3 274 76.2 70.7-81.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 335 100 29.3 24.6-34.5 235 70.7 65.5-75.4
2500+ grams 622 110 18.3 15.3-21.7 512 81.7 78.3-84.7

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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