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2014 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? HOW USING ILLEGAL DRUGS COULD AFFECT MY BABY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 944 287 30.7 27.4-34.2 657 69.3 65.8-72.6
Age
< 20 years 46 13 32.4 17.8-51.4 33 67.6 48.6-82.2
20-24 years 203 35 18.1 12.6-25.3 168 81.9 74.7-87.4
25-34 years 534 174 32.5 28.1-37.3 360 67.5 62.7-71.9
35+ years 161 65 41.8 33.4-50.7 96 58.2 49.3-66.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 501 190 38.8 34.0-43.8 311 61.2 56.2-66.0
Non-Hispanic Black 184 40 22.0 15.6-30.1 144 78.0 69.9-84.4
Non-Hispanic Other 56 17 32.9 19.9-49.2 39 67.1 50.8-80.1
Latina 184 36 17.0 11.7-24.0 148 83.0 76.0-88.3
Education
< High School 166 31 20.8 14.1-29.5 135 79.2 70.5-85.9
High School 182 46 26.8 19.8-35.2 136 73.2 64.8-80.2
> High School 595 210 34.8 30.6-39.4 385 65.2 60.6-69.4
Marital Status
Married 577 212 36.7 32.3-41.3 365 63.3 58.7-67.7
Other 367 75 21.1 16.4-26.8 292 78.9 73.2-83.6
WIC recipient
No 542 199 38.0 33.4-42.9 343 62.0 57.1-66.6
Yes 390 84 20.9 16.4-26.1 306 79.1 73.9-83.6
Medicaid recipient
No 576 203 35.9 31.5-40.6 373 64.1 59.4-68.5
Yes 368 84 23.2 18.4-28.8 284 76.8 71.2-81.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 329 89 26.2 21.6-31.3 240 73.8 68.7-78.4
2500+ grams 615 198 31.1 27.5-34.9 417 68.9 65.1-72.5

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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