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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

HOME VISITOR

Since your new baby was born, has a home visitor come to your home to help you learn how to take care of yourself or your new baby?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 942 780 84.5 81.6-87.0 162 15.5 13.0-18.4
Age
< 20 years 48 33 68.4 50.1-82.3 15 31.6 17.7-49.9
20-24 years 203 161 77.8 70.3-83.8 42 22.2 16.2-29.7
25-34 years 527 448 87.7 84.1-90.5 79 12.3 9.5-15.9
35+ years 164 138 89.0 82.7-93.2 26 11.0 6.8-17.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 496 430 87.9 84.2-90.8 66 12.1 9.2-15.8
Non-Hispanic Black 183 134 75.9 67.8-82.5 49 24.1 17.5-32.2
Non-Hispanic Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 183 150 85.7 79.0-90.5 33 14.3 9.5-21.0
Education
< High School 171 130 79.4 71.4-85.6 41 20.6 14.4-28.6
High School 185 155 83.6 75.9-89.2 30 16.4 10.8-24.1
> High School 585 494 86.3 82.8-89.2 91 13.7 10.8-17.2
Marital Status
Married 579 504 88.9 85.6-91.4 75 11.1 8.6-14.4
Other 363 276 77.6 72.0-82.4 87 22.4 17.6-28.0
WIC recipient
No 544 480 88.9 85.4-91.7 64 11.1 8.3-14.6
Yes 389 295 79.0 73.9-83.4 94 21.0 16.6-26.1
Medicaid recipient
No 579 511 89.2 86.0-91.8 68 10.8 8.2-14.0
Yes 363 269 77.7 72.2-82.4 94 22.3 17.6-27.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 317 243 75.1 69.9-79.8 74 24.9 20.2-30.1
2500+ grams 625 537 85.2 82.1-87.9 88 14.8 12.1-17.9

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.

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